Review: could Lyrica cause Stevens-johnson syndrome?
We study 64,280 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 142 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,482 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 135,513 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 64,271 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 142 people (0.22%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome. They amount to 0.10% of all the 135,482 people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Lyrica when people have Stevens-johnson syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||81.16%||13.04%||1.45%||4.35%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Lyrica * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||53.38%||46.62% |
Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Lyrica * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.81%||0.00%||0.00%||8.87%||12.10%||33.87%||44.35% |
Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neuralgia (28 people, 19.72%)
- Pain (24 people, 16.90%)
- Depression (22 people, 15.49%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 13.38%)
- Constipation (14 people, 9.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (15 people, 10.56%)
- Lorazepam (14 people, 9.86%)
- Nexium (14 people, 9.86%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 9.15%)
- Duragesic-100 (13 people, 9.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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