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Review: could Lyrica cause Renal impairment?

We study 64,323 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 247 have Renal impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal impairment and more.

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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,519 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Renal impairment

Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function) (latest reports from 199,476 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, kidney transplant.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 247 people (0.38%) have Renal Impairment.

Trend of Renal impairment in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Renal impairment * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal impairment67.35%23.47%2.04%7.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

Renal impairment62.23%37.77%

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

Renal impairment0.00%0.00%1.21%0.00%2.42%5.24%31.45%59.68%

Severity of Renal impairment when taking Lyrica ** :


How people recovered from Renal impairment ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neuropathy peripheral (56 people, 22.67%)
  2. Neuralgia (45 people, 18.22%)
  3. Pain (43 people, 17.41%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (38 people, 15.38%)
  5. Back pain (37 people, 14.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (48 people, 19.43%)
  2. Lisinopril (47 people, 19.03%)
  3. Cymbalta (45 people, 18.22%)
  4. Atacand (43 people, 17.41%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (35 people, 14.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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