Review: could Lyrica cause Renal Impairment?


Summary

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 Pain . We study 62,658 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 300 have Renal impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal impairment and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 64,308 users)

Renal Impairment

Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function) has been reported by people with hypotension, renal failure acute, acute kidney failure, hypoglycemia, diarrhea (latest reports from 24,862 Renal impairment patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

62,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 300 people (0.48%) have Renal Impairment


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Renal impairment?

Time on Lyrica when people have Renal Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 66.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.16 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 62.41 %
  • male: 37.59 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.27 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.54 %
  • 40-49: 5.08 %
  • 50-59: 33.05 %
  • 60+: 58.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (30 people)
  • Back Pain (25 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (24 people)
  • Hypertension (24 people)
  • Neuralgia (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (30 people)
  • Aspirin (22 people)
  • Lisinopril (20 people)
  • Atenolol (19 people)
  • Allopurinol (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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