Lyrica and Seborrheic dermatitis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Seborrheic dermatitis is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lyrica and have Seborrheic dermatitis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 243,378 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Feb, 06, 2023

243,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 11 people (0.0%) have Seborrheic dermatitis.

What is Lyrica?

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. eHealthMe is studying from 249,011 Lyrica users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Seborrheic dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatitis (a common, inflammatory skin condition that causes flaky, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas such as the scalp) is found to be associated with 689 drugs and 628 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Lyrica and Seborrheic dermatitis reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Seborrheic dermatitis?

Gender of people who have Seborrheic dermatitis when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 45.45 %
  • male: 54.55 %

Age of people who have Seborrheic dermatitis when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 57.14 %

Common drugs people take besides Lyrica *:

  1. Amlodipine: 3 people, 27.27%
  2. Metformin: 3 people, 27.27%
  3. Calcium: 3 people, 27.27%
  4. Ketoconazole: 3 people, 27.27%
  5. Zolpidem: 2 people, 18.18%
  6. Elidel: 2 people, 18.18%
  7. Neulasta: 2 people, 18.18%
  8. Naloxone: 2 people, 18.18%
  9. Morphine Sulfate: 2 people, 18.18%
  10. Zanaflex: 2 people, 18.18%

Common side effects people have besides Seborrheic dermatitis *:

  1. Fall: 4 people, 36.36%
  2. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 4 people, 36.36%
  3. Diarrhea: 4 people, 36.36%
  4. Skin Exfoliation (removal of the oldest dead skin cells): 4 people, 36.36%
  5. Constipation: 3 people, 27.27%
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 27.27%
  7. Abdominal Pain: 3 people, 27.27%
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 27.27%
  9. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 3 people, 27.27%
  10. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 3 people, 27.27%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (chronic lung disease): 2 people, 18.18%
  2. Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters): 2 people, 18.18%
  3. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 2 people, 18.18%
  4. Weight Decreased: 1 person, 9.09%
  5. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1 person, 9.09%
  6. Nervousness: 1 person, 9.09%
  7. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 1 person, 9.09%
  8. Joint Pain: 1 person, 9.09%
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 9.09%
  10. Indigestion: 1 person, 9.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Lyrica and have Seborrheic dermatitis?

Check whether Seborrheic dermatitis is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on pregabalin (the active ingredients of Lyrica) and Lyrica (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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