Related topic: Lyrica, Loss of smell
Review: could Lyrica cause Loss of smell?
Summary: Loss of smell could be caused by Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Septra, and have Neuralgia.
We study 64,184 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Loss of smell. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of smell and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,360 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Loss of smell
Loss of smell (latest reports from 19,295 patients) has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, sinusitis, nasal congestion, asthma.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 64,173 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 37 people (0.06%) have Loss Of Smell. They amount to 0.19% of all the 19,260 people who have Loss Of Smell on eHealthMe.
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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