Review: could Lyrica cause Renal Impairment?


Renal impairment 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 Lasix, and have Hypertension . We study 84,103 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 317 have Renal impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal impairment and more.

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Renal Impairment

Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function) has been reported by people with hypotension, renal failure acute, hypoglycemia, diarrhea, arrhythmias (latest reports from 29,449 Renal impairment patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

84,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 317 people (0.38%) have Renal Impairment

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Renal impairment?

Time on Lyrica when people have Renal Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 60.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.97 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.99 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Renal Impairment when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 57.8 %
  • male: 42.2 %

Age of people who have Renal Impairment when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.62 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.02 %
  • 40-49: 6.07 %
  • 50-59: 23.89 %
  • 60+: 66.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (40 people)
  • Hypertension (40 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (33 people)
  • Neuralgia (29 people)
  • Back Pain (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (38 people)
  • Cymbalta (26 people)
  • Aspirin (25 people)
  • Lisinopril (24 people)
  • Atenolol (24 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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