Review: could Lyrica cause Loss of smell (Smell - impaired)?
Summary: Loss of smell is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Septra, and have Neuralgia.
We study 64,407 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 has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,617 Lyrica users)
Loss of smell
Loss of smell has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, sinusitis, nasal congestion, asthma. (latest reports from 6,771 Loss of smell patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 64,396 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%)
- Osteopenia (4 people, 10.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Septra (14 people, 37.84%)
- Prednisone (7 people, 18.92%)
- Fosamax (4 people, 10.81%)
- Calcium with vitamin d (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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