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Review: could Lyrica cause Stevens-johnson syndrome (Erythema multiforme)?

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 Omeprazole, and have Neuralgia.

We study 64,323 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lyrica and have Stevens-johnson syndrome >>>

Lyrica

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,543 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Trend of lyrica reports

Stevens-johnson syndrome

Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 136,181 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever.

Trend of Stevens-johnson syndrome reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 142 people (0.22%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome.

Trend of Stevens-johnson syndrome in Lyrica reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stevens-johnson syndrome81.16%13.04%1.45%4.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Stevens-johnson syndrome53.38%46.62%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stevens-johnson syndrome0.00%0.81%0.00%0.00%8.87%12.10%33.87%44.35%

Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stevens-johnson syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neuralgia (28 people, 19.72%)
  2. Pain (24 people, 16.90%)
  3. Depression (22 people, 15.49%)
  4. Hypertension (19 people, 13.38%)
  5. Constipation (14 people, 9.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (15 people, 10.56%)
  2. Lorazepam (14 people, 9.86%)
  3. Nexium (14 people, 9.86%)
  4. Aspirin (13 people, 9.15%)
  5. Duragesic-100 (13 people, 9.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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