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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 64,173 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

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,360 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder (latest reports from 134,269 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.

Trend of Sleep disorder in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Sleep disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep disorder43.86%26.32%4.39%11.40%7.02%7.02%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Sleep disorder67.10%32.90%

Age of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep disorder0.00%0.00%2.72%3.40%8.16%16.55%25.62%43.54%

Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep disorder0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep disorder0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (121 people, 24.30%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (81 people, 16.27%)
  3. Neuralgia (72 people, 14.46%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (58 people, 11.65%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (43 people, 8.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (72 people, 14.46%)
  2. Aspirin (69 people, 13.86%)
  3. Cymbalta (67 people, 13.45%)
  4. Ambien (62 people, 12.45%)
  5. Nexium (56 people, 11.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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