Review: could Lyrica cause Lethargy (Fatigue)?
Summary: Lethargy 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 Pain.
We study 64,407 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,403 have Lethargy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lethargy and more.
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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,627 Lyrica users)
Lethargy (tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,825 Lethargy patients)
On Apr, 7, 2015: 64,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 3,403 people (5.28%) have Lethargy.
Time on Lyrica when people have Lethargy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Lethargy when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Lethargy when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Lethargy when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Lethargy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (842 people, 24.74%)
- Fibromyalgia (806 people, 23.68%)
- Neuralgia (487 people, 14.31%)
- Depression (421 people, 12.37%)
- Anxiety (326 people, 9.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (460 people, 13.52%)
- Cymbalta (451 people, 13.25%)
- Aspirin (441 people, 12.96%)
- Ambien (336 people, 9.87%)
- Synthroid (309 people, 9.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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