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Review: could Lyrica cause Itching?

Summary: Itching 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 Pain.

We study 64,346 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,011 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,552 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

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Itching

Itching (latest reports from 87,571 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Itching reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 1,011 people (1.57%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching57.05%27.90%3.76%5.33%5.02%0.63%0.31%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Itching73.82%26.18%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.11%2.13%6.71%14.06%22.04%54.95%

Severity of Itching when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching9.09%45.45%27.27%18.18%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (254 people, 25.12%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (190 people, 18.79%)
  3. Neuralgia (144 people, 14.24%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (100 people, 9.89%)
  5. Hypertension (97 people, 9.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (128 people, 12.66%)
  2. Gabapentin (96 people, 9.50%)
  3. Aspirin (80 people, 7.91%)
  4. Lasix (77 people, 7.62%)
  5. Neurontin (75 people, 7.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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