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How effective is Gabapentin for Agitation?

Overall ratings: 2.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Gabapentin (gabapentin) is for Agitation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 8 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,418 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) (latest reports from 315,638 patients) can be treated by Mirapex, Requip, Ativan, Clonazepam, Risperdal, Ropinirole Hydrochloride.

On Oct, 24, 2014: 8 people are studied for taking Gabapentin in Agitation




Gabapentin effectiveness for Agitation


Long term Gabapentin effectiveness for Agitation

Gabapentin effectiveness for Agitation (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall14111
Long term
(1+ years)
01110

Age of people who take Gabapentin for Agitation * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Agitation0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%12.50%25.00%37.50%

Who find Gabapentin more effective for Agitation?

Age of people who find Gabapentin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Agitation0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • I take several other medications including ativan, celexa, welbutrin, lisinopril, catapress, norvasc, percocet, lasix and more.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Gabapentin and percocet help the pain level to a degree but the aggitation and anger that come with taking it as the effects wear off are uncontrollable.

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