Review: could Lyrica cause Loss of smell?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 64,066 people who take Lyrica. Among them, 37 have Loss of smell. See who they are, when they have Loss of smell and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,316 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia, neuralgia. Commonly reported side effects of Lyrica include dizziness, pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, dizziness aggravated.
Loss of smell
Loss of smell (latest reports from 18,905 patients) has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, sinusitis, nasal congestion, asthma.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 64,066 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 37 people (0.06%) have Loss Of Smell.
Time on Lyrica when people have Loss of smell * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of smell||13.64%||50.00%||13.64%||9.09%||13.64%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of smell when taking Lyrica * :
|Loss of smell||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Loss of smell when taking Lyrica * :
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||17.95%||82.05% |
Severity of Loss of smell when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of smell||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of smell ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of smell||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neuralgia (20 people, 54.05%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (15 people, 40.54%)
- Infection (14 people, 37.84%)
- Back pain (12 people, 32.43%)
- Myalgia (4 people, 10.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Septra (14 people, 37.84%)
- Prednisone (7 people, 18.92%)
- Calcium with vitamin d (4 people, 10.81%)
- Fosamax (4 people, 10.81%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 8.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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