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Review: could Lyrica cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?
We study 64,287 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,847 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,494 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,677 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 64,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 5,847 people (9.10%) have Vertigo.
Time on Lyrica when people have Vertigo * :
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Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Lyrica ** :
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How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (1,247 people, 21.33%)
- Pain (1,231 people, 21.05%)
- Neuralgia (1,014 people, 17.34%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (728 people, 12.45%)
- Hypertension (496 people, 8.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (606 people, 10.36%)
- Cymbalta (578 people, 9.89%)
- Aspirin (507 people, 8.67%)
- Nexium (398 people, 6.81%)
- Gabapentin (359 people, 6.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
I have had crohns disease since 1990 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 3 years ago. I have osteoarthritis, fibromyalga, hypothyroid since 1980. I just recently started experiencing lightheadedness, dizziness, headaches,feeling faint and feeling as if i was going to be sick to my stomach all at the same time about 2 weeks ago. I am under a little stress, my cousin just passed away. I am also on 30 mg's of prednisone and have been since the end of April 2014
From this study (9 months ago):
When I went off Lyrica I smelled the most offensive odor ever! My brain identified it in my sleep as the smell of slime eels. I took the meds for only three months. But that smell surfaces now every time I smell bread warming or toasting. Even bread baked of unusual things and those in foreign countries I visit, trigger that smell. It makes me gag and then I can't eat the offending food. The original horrible smell lasted 3 days, gradually lessening until I could eat on the 3rd day. But the smell persists and I have been off the Lyrica for 2 months now.
From this study (10 months ago):
Symptoms have been going on for three years. Doctor's have done MRI's, CT's, Ultrasounds, and several lab test. They have yet to find any cause for the nausea, vomiting and dizziness. Only thing they have not tried is discontinuing some of the medicine.
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