Review: could Lyrica cause Irritability?
Summary: Irritability is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Fibromyalgia.
We study 64,396 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 411 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.
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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,617 Lyrica users)
Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 23,567 Irritability patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 64,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 411 people (0.64%) have Irritability.
Time on Lyrica when people have Irritability * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Irritability when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Irritability when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Irritability ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (108 people, 26.28%)
- Pain (107 people, 26.03%)
- Depression (100 people, 24.33%)
- Neuralgia (90 people, 21.90%)
- Anxiety (63 people, 15.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (86 people, 20.92%)
- Neurontin (64 people, 15.57%)
- Atenolol (40 people, 9.73%)
- Simvastatin (39 people, 9.49%)
- Prozac (37 people, 9.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 30-year old woman with Nerve Injury. The patient has Lower Sex Driver, Weight Gain, Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat)
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol, Myrbetriq, Carafate, Protonix, Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Lyrica, Rifampin, Cefuroxime, Xanax for a 39-year old woman with Low Vitamin D, Ovarian Cyst, Bladder, Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric, Muscle Relaxer, Neuropathy, Lyme Disease - Chronic Persistent, Anxiety.
- A study of side effects of Pregabalin for a 56-year old woman with Muscle Spasms. The patient has Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type (conditions that prevent a person from getting restful sleep due to mental condition of not getting sleep)
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 33-year old woman with Neuropathy - Femoral Nerve. The patient has Cystic Acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin))
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