Review: could Lyrica cause Tremors?


Summary

Tremors 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 Fibromyalgia . We study 119,134 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,600 have Tremors. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremors and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 121,583 users)

Tremors

Tremors has been reported by people with weight decreased, agitation, gait disturbance, diarrhea, insomnia (latest reports from 92,167 Tremors patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

119,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 2,600 people (2.18%) have Tremors


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Tremors?

Time on Lyrica when people have Tremors *:

  • < 1 month: 59.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.49 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.9 %
  • 10+ years: 0.86 %

Gender of people who have Tremors when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 72.13 %
  • male: 27.87 %

Age of people who have Tremors when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.87 %
  • 20-29: 2.72 %
  • 30-39: 7.89 %
  • 40-49: 15.13 %
  • 50-59: 22.59 %
  • 60+: 50.73 %

Severity if Tremors when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 43.75 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 18.75 %

How people recovered from Tremors **:

  • while on drug: 12.5 %
  • after off the drug: 12.5 %
  • not yet: 75.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (451 people, 17.35%)
  • Pain (391 people, 15.04%)
  • Neuralgia (308 people, 11.85%)
  • Depression (216 people, 8.31%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (174 people, 6.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (254 people, 9.77%)
  • Neurontin (177 people, 6.81%)
  • Lasix (154 people, 5.92%)
  • Aspirin (134 people, 5.15%)
  • Nexium (128 people, 4.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (507 people, 19.50%)
  • Pain (471 people, 18.12%)
  • Nausea (386 people, 14.85%)
  • Insomnia (346 people, 13.31%)
  • Anxiety (325 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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