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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 64,396 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,156 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 66,610 Lyrica users)

Memory loss

Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,420 Memory loss patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 64,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 2,156 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 loss44.90%24.84%10.53%11.84%6.58%0.82%0.49%

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%2.47%8.42%23.16%27.11%38.42%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss7.14%50.00%35.71%7.14%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss11.54%0.00%88.46%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (660 people, 30.61%)
  2. Pain (485 people, 22.50%)
  3. Neuralgia (376 people, 17.44%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (196 people, 9.09%)
  5. Hypertension (192 people, 8.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (326 people, 15.12%)
  2. Cymbalta (256 people, 11.87%)
  3. Ambien (197 people, 9.14%)
  4. Xanax (182 people, 8.44%)
  5. Nexium (180 people, 8.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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