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How effective is Gabapentin for Sleep aid (Insomnia)?

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 Sleep aid. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 19 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.

Sleep aid

Sleep aid (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 757,405 patients) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Temazepam.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 19 people are studied for taking Gabapentin in Sleep aid




Gabapentin effectiveness for Sleep aid


Long term Gabapentin effectiveness for Sleep aid

Gabapentin effectiveness for Sleep aid (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall44740
Long term
(1+ years)
02320

Age of people who take Gabapentin for Sleep aid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep aid0.00%0.00%0.00%15.79%15.79%21.05%26.32%21.05%

Who find Gabapentin more effective for Sleep aid?

Age of people who find Gabapentin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep aid0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I have been taking Lunesta as sleeping aid for about 3 months and the last few days it has completely stopped working. I even questioned whether I had even taken it or not. My doctor added Gabapentin 100 mg to take with it and last night I finally slept and woke rested.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • wondering if the two drugs can be taken 2 hrs apart in the evening

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