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Review: could Lyrica cause Muscle atrophy?
We study 64,323 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 113 have Muscle atrophy. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle atrophy and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,519 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Muscle atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle) (latest reports from 37,382 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 113 people (0.18%) have Muscle Atrophy.
Time on Lyrica when people have Muscle atrophy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle atrophy||46.77%||48.39%||3.23%||0.00%||0.00%||1.61%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Lyrica * :
|Muscle atrophy||78.79%||21.21% |
Age of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Lyrica * :
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||0.60%||0.00%||1.19%||5.36%||22.62%||70.24% |
Severity of Muscle atrophy when taking Lyrica ** :
How people recovered from Muscle atrophy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (101 people, 89.38%)
- Anxiety (92 people, 81.42%)
- Sleep disorder (89 people, 78.76%)
- Generalised anxiety disorder (85 people, 75.22%)
- Pain (17 people, 15.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (103 people, 91.15%)
- Diazepam (103 people, 91.15%)
- Atenolol (99 people, 87.61%)
- Promethazine (98 people, 86.73%)
- Dosulepin (81 people, 71.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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