Review: could Lyrica cause High blood sugar?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 64,066 people who take Lyrica. Among them, 236 have High blood sugar. See who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,316 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia, neuralgia. Commonly reported side effects of Lyrica include dizziness, pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, dizziness aggravated.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 138,783 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 58,684 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 226 people (0.39%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Lyrica when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||55.56%||37.04%||3.70%||3.70%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Lyrica * :
|High blood sugar||56.65%||43.35% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Lyrica * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.70%||8.52%||14.20%||38.64%||36.93% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (36 people, 15.93%)
- Osteoporosis (28 people, 12.39%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 11.06%)
- Depression (24 people, 10.62%)
- Diabetes mellitus (23 people, 10.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (67 people, 29.65%)
- Lantus (52 people, 23.01%)
- Nexium (47 people, 20.80%)
- Lasix (47 people, 20.80%)
- Aredia (43 people, 19.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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