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 124,395 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA. Among them, 416 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 126,868 users)
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,513 Hypoglycemia patients).
On Nov, 22, 2016
124,395 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 416 people (0.33%) have Hypoglycemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Hypoglycemia *:
- < 1 month: 52.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.8 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 59.8 %
- male: 40.2 %
Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.29 %
- 20-29: 2.03 %
- 30-39: 6.67 %
- 40-49: 13.33 %
- 50-59: 20.29 %
- 60+: 57.39 %
Severity of Hypoglycemia **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 66.67 %
- severe: 16.67 %
- most severe: 16.67 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lantus (80 people, 19.23%)
- Lasix (62 people, 14.90%)
- Aspirin (54 people, 12.98%)
- Cymbalta (43 people, 10.34%)
- Humalog (40 people, 9.62%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Type 2 Diabetes (70 people, 16.83%)
- Diabetes (57 people, 13.70%)
- Depression (49 people, 11.78%)
- High Blood Pressure (44 people, 10.58%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 5.53%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Dizziness (54 people, 12.98%)
- Fall (53 people, 12.74%)
- Fatigue (47 people, 11.30%)
- Nausea (46 people, 11.06%)
- Pain (45 people, 10.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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