Lyrica and Itching - from FDA reports
Itching 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 Neuropathy peripheral. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,585 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 19, 2017
138,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 2,188 people (1.58%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 55.28 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.28 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.83 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.94 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 74.23 %
- male: 25.77 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.32 %
- 20-29: 2.23 %
- 30-39: 7.02 %
- 40-49: 15.13 %
- 50-59: 22.29 %
- 60+: 52.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Neuropathy Peripheral (179 people, 8.18%)
- High Blood Pressure (164 people, 7.50%)
- Depression (128 people, 5.85%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (114 people, 5.21%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (114 people, 5.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (201 people, 9.19%)
- Nexium (128 people, 5.85%)
- Lasix (120 people, 5.48%)
- Xanax (116 people, 5.30%)
- Synthroid (109 people, 4.98%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (699 people, 31.95%)
- Fatigue (288 people, 13.16%)
- Headache (283 people, 12.93%)
- Nausea (281 people, 12.84%)
- Dizziness (276 people, 12.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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