Review: could Lyrica cause Skin rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 64,066 people who take Lyrica. Among them, 2,226 have Skin rash. See who they are, when they have Skin rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,316 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Lyrica include dizziness, pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, dizziness aggravated.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 954,291 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 58,684 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 2,063 people (3.52%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Lyrica when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||58.43%||29.73%||3.11%||3.55%||3.99%||1.18%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Lyrica * :
|Skin rash||66.48%||33.52% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Lyrica * :
|Skin rash||0.11%||0.00%||0.91%||2.45%||5.59%||18.74%||23.86%||48.35% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||7.69%||46.15%||46.15%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (418 people, 20.26%)
- Fibromyalgia (394 people, 19.10%)
- Neuralgia (317 people, 15.37%)
- Hypertension (228 people, 11.05%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (220 people, 10.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (318 people, 15.41%)
- Aspirin (223 people, 10.81%)
- Nexium (185 people, 8.97%)
- Lasix (185 people, 8.97%)
- Atenolol (176 people, 8.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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