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Review: could Lyrica cause Memory loss?





Summary: Memory loss 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 Fibromyalgia.

We study 64,346 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,155 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 66,558 users)

Memory loss

Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Memory loss 62,109 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 64,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 2,154 people (3.35%) have Memory Loss.

Trend of Memory loss in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory loss45.05%24.92%10.56%11.72%6.44%0.83%0.50%

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Memory loss73.98%26.02%

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%0.00%0.42%2.48%8.43%23.08%27.13%38.46%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss7.41%50.00%35.19%7.41%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss12.50%0.00%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (659 people, 30.59%)
  2. Pain (485 people, 22.52%)
  3. Neuralgia (376 people, 17.46%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (196 people, 9.10%)
  5. Hypertension (192 people, 8.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (326 people, 15.13%)
  2. Cymbalta (255 people, 11.84%)
  3. Ambien (197 people, 9.15%)
  4. Xanax (182 people, 8.45%)
  5. Nexium (180 people, 8.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have gained about 35 pounds, and I have the cognitive effects listed in the prescribing information--problems with thinking and concentration." I've been off Lyrica once, and the side effects went away, but I couldn't get out of bed in the morning

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