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Review: could Lyrica cause Muscle atrophy?





Summary: Muscle atrophy is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Depression.

We study 64,346 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lyrica and have Muscle atrophy >>>

Lyrica

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

Muscle atrophy

Muscle atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Muscle atrophy 5,628 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 113 people (0.18%) have Muscle Atrophy.

Trend of Muscle atrophy in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Muscle atrophy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle atrophy46.77%48.39%3.23%0.00%0.00%1.61%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Muscle atrophy78.79%21.21%

Age of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle atrophy0.00%0.00%0.60%0.00%1.19%5.36%22.62%70.24%

Severity of Muscle atrophy when taking Lyrica ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle atrophy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (101 people, 89.38%)
  2. Anxiety (92 people, 81.42%)
  3. Sleep disorder (89 people, 78.76%)
  4. Generalised anxiety disorder (85 people, 75.22%)
  5. Pain (17 people, 15.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (103 people, 91.15%)
  2. Diazepam (103 people, 91.15%)
  3. Atenolol (99 people, 87.61%)
  4. Promethazine (98 people, 86.73%)
  5. Dosulepin (81 people, 71.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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