A study for a 40 year old woman who takes Lyrica, Topamax - from FDA reports


458 females aged 40 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 40 year old female patient who has Fibromyalgia, Migraines. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On May, 15, 2018

458 females aged 40 (±5) who take Lyrica, Topamax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lyrica, Topamax for a 40-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 40
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Fibromyalgia, Migraines
  • Drugs taken:
    • Lyrica (pregabalin)
    • Topamax (topiramate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Hair loss
  2. Acute upper airway obstruction (blockage occurs in the upper airway)
  3. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Vision blurred
1 - 6 months:
  1. Orthostatic hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)
  2. Movement - uncoordinated
  3. Euphoric mood (excessively happy but may become angry or irritable)
  4. Visual disturbance
  5. Adverse event
6 - 12 months:
  1. Feeling abnormal
  2. Mental impairment (a condition affecting the body, perhaps through sight or hearing loss, a mobility difficulty or a health condition)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  4. Depression
  5. Stress and anxiety
2 - 5 years:
  1. Uterine perforation (accidental puncture of the uterus)
  2. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  3. Feeling hot
  4. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  5. Diarrhea
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
  1. Suicide attempt
  2. Therapeutic response unexpected
  3. Peripheral swelling
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  5. Intentional overdose
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Dizziness
  5. Stress and anxiety
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Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 58 people, 12.66%
  2. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 58 people, 12.66%
  3. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 41 people, 8.95%
  4. Stress And Anxiety : 32 people, 6.99%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 23 people, 5.02%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Cymbalta (100 people, 21.83%)
  2. Xanax (53 people, 11.57%)
  3. Synthroid (50 people, 10.92%)
  4. Xyrem (45 people, 9.83%)
  5. Vitamin D (39 people, 8.52%)
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* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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