Gabapentin side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Gabapentin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin. The review is based on 95,082 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 100,932 users)

On Apr, 24, 2017

95,082 people who take Gabapentin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • sopor
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • suicidal ideation
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • paraesthesia
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • vision blurred
  • weight increased
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • somnolence
  • neutropenia
  • suicide attempt
6 - 12 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • amnesia
  • pulmonary oedema
  • tooth loss
  • fall
  • hypotension
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • pneumonitis
  • ileus paralytic
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • tremor
  • breast pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • palpitations
2 - 5 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pain
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • vision blurred
  • weight increased
  • diabetic foot
5 - 10 years:
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug ineffective
  • feeling abnormal
  • weight increased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • post laminectomy syndrome
  • syncope
  • tremor
  • upper limb fracture
  • anaemia
10+ years:
  • drug ineffective
  • bladder cancer
  • discomfort
  • visual impairment
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypertension
  • mental status changes
  • pulmonary embolism
  • tremor
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • death
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • urinary tract infection
  • pneumonia

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • death
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • somnolence
  • pneumonia
  • weight increased
  • tremor
  • pain
  • rash

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • premature baby
  • small for dates baby
  • temperature regulation disorder
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • ventricular septal defect
  • bradycardia neonatal
  • metabolic acidosis
  • talipes
  • trismus
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • tetany
  • thrombocytopenia
  • anger
  • pupillary reflex impaired
  • seizure
  • somnolence
  • status epilepticus
  • systemic inflammatory response syndrome
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • vision blurred
  • completed suicide
  • weight increased
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • alopecia
  • overdose
  • respiratory arrest
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • respiratory arrest
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • seizure
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • tremor
  • death
  • respiratory arrest
  • somnolence
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • vision blurred
  • drug hypersensitivity
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • death
  • tremor
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • pneumonia
  • death
  • weight increased
  • somnolence
  • urinary tract infection
  • tremor
  • pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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