Review: could Lyrica cause Nausea?


Summary

Nausea 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 Fibromyalgia . We study 119,134 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,696 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 121,585 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 414,435 Nausea patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

119,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 5,696 people (4.78%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Nausea?

Time on Lyrica when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 50.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.05 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.8 %
  • 10+ years: 0.41 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 78.48 %
  • male: 21.52 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.99 %
  • 20-29: 3.38 %
  • 30-39: 9.62 %
  • 40-49: 19.23 %
  • 50-59: 24.93 %
  • 60+: 41.78 %

Severity if Nausea when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 5.56 %
  • moderate: 58.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 2.78 %

How people recovered from Nausea **:

  • while on drug: 14.29 %
  • after off the drug: 14.29 %
  • not yet: 71.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (890 people, 15.62%)
  • Pain (881 people, 15.47%)
  • Neuralgia (508 people, 8.92%)
  • Depression (368 people, 6.46%)
  • Hypertension (364 people, 6.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (625 people, 10.97%)
  • Neurontin (434 people, 7.62%)
  • Nexium (401 people, 7.04%)
  • Xanax (394 people, 6.92%)
  • Ambien (384 people, 6.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (1,621 people, 28.46%)
  • Dizziness (1,387 people, 24.35%)
  • Pain (1,214 people, 21.31%)
  • Headache (1,159 people, 20.35%)
  • Diarrhoea (1,115 people, 19.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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