Could Lyrica cause 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 . We study 122,481 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA. Among them, 413 have Hypoglycemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypoglycemia and more.
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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 126,903 users)
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,523 Hypoglycemia patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
122,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 413 people (0.34%) have Hypoglycemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Hypoglycemia *:
- < 1 month: 49.21 %
- 1 - 6 months: 34.92 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 59.75 %
- male: 40.25 %
Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.29 %
- 20-29: 2.05 %
- 30-39: 6.43 %
- 40-49: 12.87 %
- 50-59: 20.18 %
- 60+: 58.19 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (71 people, 17.19%)
- Diabetes (59 people, 14.29%)
- Depression (49 people, 11.86%)
- Pain (47 people, 11.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (44 people, 10.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lantus (80 people, 19.37%)
- Lasix (62 people, 15.01%)
- Aspirin (54 people, 13.08%)
- Cymbalta (44 people, 10.65%)
- Humalog (40 people, 9.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (55 people, 13.32%)
- Fall (53 people, 12.83%)
- Nausea (47 people, 11.38%)
- Fatigue (47 people, 11.38%)
- Pain (45 people, 10.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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