Review: could Lyrica cause Lethargy?
We study 64,259 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,397 have Lethargy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lethargy and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,459 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Lethargy (tiredness) (latest reports from 1,542,590 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 19, 2014: 64,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 3,397 people (5.29%) have Lethargy. They amount to 0.22% of all the 1,542,513 people who have Lethargy on eHealthMe.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (841 people, 24.76%)
- Fibromyalgia (803 people, 23.64%)
- Neuralgia (487 people, 14.34%)
- Depression (418 people, 12.30%)
- Anxiety (326 people, 9.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (460 people, 13.54%)
- Cymbalta (449 people, 13.22%)
- Aspirin (441 people, 12.98%)
- Ambien (336 people, 9.89%)
- Synthroid (309 people, 9.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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