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Review: could Lyrica cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?
We study 64,323 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 412 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,519 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 91,080 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 412 people (0.64%) have Water Retention.
Time on Lyrica when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||47.27%||22.73%||13.64%||8.18%||6.36%||1.82%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Lyrica * :
|Water retention||75.84%||24.16% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Lyrica * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.58%||0.58%||7.49%||25.36%||25.94%||40.06% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||57.14%||28.57%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (145 people, 35.19%)
- Pain (78 people, 18.93%)
- Neuralgia (51 people, 12.38%)
- Hypertension (48 people, 11.65%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (39 people, 9.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (57 people, 13.83%)
- Lasix (55 people, 13.35%)
- Cymbalta (52 people, 12.62%)
- Xanax (50 people, 12.14%)
- Celebrex (46 people, 11.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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