Lyrica and Memory loss - from FDA reports
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 Cymbalta, and have Neuropathy peripheral. This review analyzes which people have Memory loss with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,585 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
138,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 4,247 people (3.06%) have Memory loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Memory loss *:
- < 1 month: 43.75 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.3 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.98 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.37 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.16 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.83 %
- 10+ years: 0.61 %
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 73.45 %
- male: 26.55 %
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.04 %
- 10-19: 0.49 %
- 20-29: 2.38 %
- 30-39: 7.95 %
- 40-49: 18.49 %
- 50-59: 29.45 %
- 60+: 41.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Neuropathy Peripheral (363 people, 8.55%)
- Depression (331 people, 7.79%)
- High Blood Pressure (294 people, 6.92%)
- Stress And Anxiety (262 people, 6.17%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (251 people, 5.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (391 people, 9.21%)
- Neurontin (353 people, 8.31%)
- Xanax (255 people, 6.00%)
- Nexium (236 people, 5.56%)
- Ambien (206 people, 4.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (677 people, 15.94%)
- Fatigue (611 people, 14.39%)
- Drowsiness (602 people, 14.17%)
- Weight Increased (570 people, 13.42%)
- Drug Ineffective (550 people, 12.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I have been on xyrem since Nov 2016. I know it causes me to have anxiety, but I'm really concerned about memory loss. I feel so much better with the sleep I am getting now, but memory loss is a big problem. I notice it is much worse when I am stressed or worried. I am new to the group nd would ...
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User reviews to the study
I am 65, a female and on 30 mg of Cymbalta. Started with 20 mg in March. Feel like I have trouble concentrating and short term memory loss which I did not have before. Very frightening since I have two older siblings with dementia.
I am trying to wean off depakote and go onto lyrica for pain. Initially 14 years ago I was put on depakote for being diagnosed with bipolar.....though I have only ever had on long episode. I suffer with chronic pain so I am trying Lyrica (which seems to be really helping my pain) and go slowly ...
If I go off Lyrica , will my burning mouth symptoms go away? I think I'd rather have nerve pain in my arm , than this burning mouth and lip pain! Has anyone stopped lyrica and the mouth pain went away?
Was on 1/8 th ambien and 25 mg trazadone for about 2 months, now my memory is getting real bad! I am 72 yrs old. Would like to know if it will get better? Have only been off of it for 3 days Thank you so much Kathy
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