Review: could Lyrica cause Impaired Driving Ability?


Impaired driving ability 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 Neurontin, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 84,103 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 465 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.

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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 82,030 users)

Impaired Driving Ability

Impaired driving ability (latest reports from 5,579 Impaired driving ability patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

84,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 465 people (0.55%) have Impaired Driving Ability

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Impaired driving ability?

Time on Lyrica when people have Impaired Driving Ability *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 81.34 %
  • male: 18.66 %

Age of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.47 %
  • 30-39: 4.86 %
  • 40-49: 18.06 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 40.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (161 people)
  • Pain (89 people)
  • Neuralgia (57 people)
  • Depression (47 people)
  • Hypertension (38 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (53 people)
  • Cymbalta (45 people)
  • Xanax (38 people)
  • Synthroid (32 people)
  • Ambien (32 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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