Related topic: Lyrica, Sleep disorder
Review: could Lyrica cause Sleep disorder?
Summary: Sleep disorder could be caused by Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 64,184 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 498 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,360 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Sleep disorder (latest reports from 133,642 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 64,173 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 498 people (0.78%) have Sleep Disorder. They amount to 0.37% of all the 134,595 people who have Sleep Disorder on eHealthMe.
Time on Lyrica when people have Sleep disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleep disorder||43.86%||26.32%||4.39%||11.40%||7.02%||7.02%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Lyrica * :
|Sleep disorder||67.10%||32.90% |
Age of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Lyrica * :
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||0.00%||2.72%||3.40%||8.16%||16.55%||25.62%||43.54% |
Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (121 people, 24.30%)
- Fibromyalgia (81 people, 16.27%)
- Neuralgia (72 people, 14.46%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (58 people, 11.65%)
- Multiple myeloma (43 people, 8.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (72 people, 14.46%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 13.86%)
- Cymbalta (67 people, 13.45%)
- Ambien (62 people, 12.45%)
- Nexium (56 people, 11.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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