Lyrica and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless legs syndrome 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. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs syndrome with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 133,173 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 24, 2017
133,173 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 439 people (0.33%) have Restless Legs Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.78 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.44 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.89 %
- 2 - 5 years: 24.44 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
- 10+ years: 4.44 %
Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 78.91 %
- male: 21.09 %
Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.34 %
- 30-39: 10.14 %
- 40-49: 22.64 %
- 50-59: 30.41 %
- 60+: 36.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Fibromyalgia (95 people, 21.64%)
- Pain (81 people, 18.45%)
- Depression (51 people, 11.62%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (43 people, 9.79%)
- Neuralgia (35 people, 7.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (57 people, 12.98%)
- Neurontin (54 people, 12.30%)
- Xanax (41 people, 9.34%)
- Aredia (40 people, 9.11%)
- Percocet (38 people, 8.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (178 people, 40.55%)
- Insomnia (130 people, 29.61%)
- Pain In Extremity (96 people, 21.87%)
- Depression (92 people, 20.96%)
- Stress And Anxiety (90 people, 20.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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