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Review: could Lyrica cause Sinus infection (Sinusitis)?

Summary: Sinus infection 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 Zometa, and have Fibromyalgia.

We study 64,396 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 379 have Sinus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus infection and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,610 Lyrica users)

Sinus infection

Sinus infection (inflammation of sinus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis. (latest reports from 36,517 Sinus infection patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 64,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 379 people (0.59%) have Sinus Infection.

Trend of Sinus infection in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Sinus infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sinus infection53.85%15.38%15.38%7.69%7.69%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sinus infection when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Sinus infection74.89%25.11%

Age of people who have Sinus infection when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinus infection0.29%0.00%0.29%0.87%8.12%29.28%28.41%32.75%

Severity of Sinus infection when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sinus infection0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sinus infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sinus infection0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (72 people, 19.00%)
  2. Pain (61 people, 16.09%)
  3. Osteoporosis (59 people, 15.57%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (41 people, 10.82%)
  5. Depression (41 people, 10.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (161 people, 42.48%)
  2. Aredia (125 people, 32.98%)
  3. Nexium (114 people, 30.08%)
  4. Prednisone (113 people, 29.82%)
  5. Ambien (110 people, 29.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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