Lyrica and Hypoglycemia - from FDA reports
Hypoglycemia is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lantus, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Hypoglycemia with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,585 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
138,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 453 people (0.33%) have Hypoglycemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Hypoglycemia *:
- < 1 month: 53.25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 31.17 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.19 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.49 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.9 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 60.74 %
- male: 39.26 %
Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.27 %
- 20-29: 1.87 %
- 30-39: 6.13 %
- 40-49: 12.27 %
- 50-59: 19.2 %
- 60+: 60.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (76 people, 16.78%)
- Diabetes (70 people, 15.45%)
- Depression (54 people, 11.92%)
- High Blood Pressure (51 people, 11.26%)
- Diabetic Neuropathy (32 people, 7.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lantus (84 people, 18.54%)
- Lasix (67 people, 14.79%)
- Aspirin (54 people, 11.92%)
- Cymbalta (47 people, 10.38%)
- Humalog (44 people, 9.71%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (56 people, 12.36%)
- Fall (55 people, 12.14%)
- Nausea (49 people, 10.82%)
- Fatigue (49 people, 10.82%)
- Weakness (48 people, 10.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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