Lyrica and Stevens-johnson syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Stevens-johnson syndrome 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 Cymbalta, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Stevens-johnson syndrome with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 133,173 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

133,173 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 270 people (0.2%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Stevens-johnson syndrome?

Time on Lyrica when people have Stevens-johnson Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 72.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 60.33 %
  • male: 39.67 %

Age of people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.47 %
  • 10-19: 0.93 %
  • 20-29: 1.4 %
  • 30-39: 10.28 %
  • 40-49: 9.81 %
  • 50-59: 24.77 %
  • 60+: 52.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (44 people, 16.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 10.37%)
  • Neuralgia (27 people, 10.00%)
  • Depression (22 people, 8.15%)
  • Insomnia (16 people, 5.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (24 people, 8.89%)
  • Nexium (21 people, 7.78%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 5.56%)
  • Omeprazole (14 people, 5.19%)
  • Lorazepam (13 people, 4.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (43 people, 15.93%)
  • Fever (26 people, 9.63%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 4.07%)
  • Dermatitis Bullous (11 people, 4.07%)
  • Cheilitis (10 people, 3.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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