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 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 119,134 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 796 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 121,583 users)

Irritability

Irritability has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, nausea, insomnia (latest reports from 36,038 Irritability patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

119,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 796 people (0.67%) have Irritability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Irritability?

Time on Lyrica when people have Irritability *:

  • < 1 month: 39.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.91 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.48 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.45 %
  • 10+ years: 0.61 %

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 65.45 %
  • male: 34.55 %

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.54 %
  • 20-29: 5.41 %
  • 30-39: 11.89 %
  • 40-49: 19.64 %
  • 50-59: 28.65 %
  • 60+: 33.69 %

Severity if Irritability when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 44.44 %
  • most severe: 22.22 %

How people recovered from Irritability **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (169 people, 21.23%)
  • Pain (145 people, 18.22%)
  • Neuralgia (108 people, 13.57%)
  • Depression (91 people, 11.43%)
  • Anxiety (68 people, 8.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (92 people, 11.56%)
  • Neurontin (56 people, 7.04%)
  • Xanax (38 people, 4.77%)
  • Klonopin (31 people, 3.89%)
  • Gabapentin (31 people, 3.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (195 people, 24.50%)
  • Insomnia (178 people, 22.36%)
  • Anxiety (167 people, 20.98%)
  • Depression (142 people, 17.84%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (139 people, 17.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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