Lyrica and Muscle atrophy - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle atrophy 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, 21, 2017

138,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 190 people (0.14%) have Muscle atrophy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Muscle atrophy?

Time on Lyrica when people have Muscle atrophy *:

  • < 1 month: 18.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 64.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 65.95 %
  • male: 34.05 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.69 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.08 %
  • 40-49: 15.28 %
  • 50-59: 28.47 %
  • 60+: 53.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (38 people, 20.00%)
  • Sleep Disorder (34 people, 17.89%)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (27 people, 14.21%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (25 people, 13.16%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 11.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (37 people, 19.47%)
  • Diazepam (36 people, 18.95%)
  • Atenolol (33 people, 17.37%)
  • Zopiclone (27 people, 14.21%)
  • Aspirin (25 people, 13.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (54 people, 28.42%)
  • Nausea (53 people, 27.89%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (52 people, 27.37%)
  • Dizziness (49 people, 25.79%)
  • Depression (49 people, 25.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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