Review: could Lyrica cause Tremors?
Summary: Tremors 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 Fibromyalgia.
We study 64,184 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,699 have Tremors. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremors and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,360 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Tremors (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) (latest reports from 393,547 patients) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 64,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 1,699 people (2.65%) have Tremors. They amount to 0.43% of all the 393,613 people who have Tremors on eHealthMe.
Time on Lyrica when people have Tremors * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Tremors when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Tremors when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Tremors when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tremors ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (365 people, 21.48%)
- Pain (343 people, 20.19%)
- Neuralgia (264 people, 15.54%)
- Depression (222 people, 13.07%)
- Anxiety (174 people, 10.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (182 people, 10.71%)
- Cymbalta (173 people, 10.18%)
- Aspirin (158 people, 9.30%)
- Atenolol (149 people, 8.77%)
- Lasix (145 people, 8.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Medications improved fibromyalgia for about 1.5 years until side effects began to outweigh benefits. Tremor & myoclonic jerking seemed linked to build up of SINGULAIR, Cymbalta, SAVELLA, Elavil & Lyrica. Tremor, jerking and mood problems lessened when SINGULAIR was discontinued. Cognition improved slightly when Elavil was discontinued. Urinary retention lessened when Cymbalta dose was lowered to 40mg.
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