Review: could Lyrica cause Skin Rash?


Skin rash 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 Neurontin, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 62,658 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,814 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 64,307 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 142,131 Skin rash patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

62,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 2,814 people (4.49%) have Skin Rash

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Skin rash?

Time on Lyrica when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 55.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.99 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.73 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 65.95 %
  • male: 34.05 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 2.45 %
  • 30-39: 6.33 %
  • 40-49: 19.04 %
  • 50-59: 22.31 %
  • 60+: 49.26 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 36.36 %
  • most severe: 4.55 %

How people recovered from Skin Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (275 people)
  • Pain (256 people)
  • Neuralgia (205 people)
  • Hypertension (146 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (126 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (230 people)
  • Lasix (155 people)
  • Cymbalta (154 people)
  • Aspirin (148 people)
  • Nexium (139 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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