Review: could Lyrica cause Sexual Dysfunction?


Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Neuralgia . We study 84,103 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 376 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.

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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 82,030 users)

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, weakness, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure, blindness (latest reports from 35,147 Sexual dysfunction patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

84,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 376 people (0.45%) have Sexual Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Sexual dysfunction?

Time on Lyrica when people have Sexual Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 23.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.36 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.64 %
  • 10+ years: 1.82 %

Gender of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 7.71 %
  • male: 92.29 %

Age of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.47 %
  • 20-29: 3.26 %
  • 30-39: 6.05 %
  • 40-49: 15.81 %
  • 50-59: 33.95 %
  • 60+: 40.47 %

Severity if Sexual Dysfunction when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 9.52 %
  • moderate: 4.76 %
  • severe: 76.19 %
  • most severe: 9.52 %

How people recovered from Sexual Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 17.65 %
  • not yet: 82.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neuralgia (45 people)
  • Pain (42 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (32 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (20 people)
  • Osteoporosis (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (75 people)
  • Aredia (61 people)
  • Neurontin (59 people)
  • Viagra (57 people)
  • Lipitor (49 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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