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Review: could Lyrica cause Memory loss?

We study 64,287 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,153 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,503 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 466,972 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 64,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 2,153 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 loss45.12%24.96%10.41%11.74%6.45%0.83%0.50%

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

FemaleMale
Memory loss74.00%26.00%

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%23.09%27.15%38.43%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss7.55%50.94%35.85%5.66%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss8.70%0.00%91.30%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (659 people, 30.61%)
  2. Pain (485 people, 22.53%)
  3. Neuralgia (376 people, 17.46%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (196 people, 9.10%)
  5. Hypertension (192 people, 8.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (326 people, 15.14%)
  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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Dizzy, depression, feelings of worthlessness

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Started Lyrica in mid-February 2014 for anxiety. Suffered stroke from vertebral artery dissection causing Lateral Medullary Syndrome in March 2014. Two months after stroke, memory impairment is growing. It is suspected that this impairment is a result of side-effect from Lyrica use and not caused by recent stroke or syndrome. Is memory impairment a typical side-effect of Lyrica? Was taking 50mg twice daily and was told by my doctor to reduce to 25mg twice daily to see if memory issues improve over the next couple of weeks. Will be re-assessed by neurologist in early June 2014.

    Reply

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • Can you please give me information as to whether taking these medicines can cause these symptoms. Thanks.

    Reply

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