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Review: could Lyrica cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 64,323 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 190 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,543 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,439 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 190 people (0.30%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Time on Lyrica when people have Restless legs syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless legs syndrome||40.00%||30.00%||6.67%||0.00%||13.33%||6.67%||3.33% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Lyrica * :
|Restless legs syndrome||72.69%||27.31% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Lyrica * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.71%||11.35%||26.24%||34.04%||27.66% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (45 people, 23.68%)
- Fibromyalgia (44 people, 23.16%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 11.58%)
- Depression (21 people, 11.05%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (17 people, 8.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (42 people, 22.11%)
- Aredia (34 people, 17.89%)
- Amitriptyline hcl (34 people, 17.89%)
- Acyclovir (33 people, 17.37%)
- Cymbalta (32 people, 16.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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