Could Lyrica cause Itching - from FDA reports


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 122,481 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA. Among them, 1,951 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 126,903 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,315 Itching patients).

On Dec, 24, 2016

122,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 1,951 people (1.59%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Itching?

Time on Lyrica when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 56.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 73.8 %
  • male: 26.2 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.36 %
  • 20-29: 2.38 %
  • 30-39: 7.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.8 %
  • 50-59: 23.1 %
  • 60+: 52.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (286 people, 14.66%)
  • Fibromyalgia (273 people, 13.99%)
  • Neuralgia (188 people, 9.64%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (154 people, 7.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (143 people, 7.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (179 people, 9.17%)
  • Nexium (107 people, 5.48%)
  • Lasix (101 people, 5.18%)
  • Neurontin (93 people, 4.77%)
  • Xanax (90 people, 4.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (631 people, 32.34%)
  • Pain (335 people, 17.17%)
  • Fatigue (239 people, 12.25%)
  • Dizziness (238 people, 12.20%)
  • Nausea (237 people, 12.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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