Review: could Gabapentin cause Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Acid reflux is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression. We study 37,117 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,682 Gabapentin users)
Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 19,300 Acid reflux patients)
On May, 14, 2015: 37,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 45 people (0.12%) have Acid Reflux.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Acid reflux * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acid reflux||6.67%||40.00%||13.33%||13.33%||13.33%||13.33%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Gabapentin * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||13.64%||9.09%||34.09%||38.64% |
Severity of Acid reflux when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||43.75%||43.75%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||60.00%||40.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (8 people, 17.78%)
- Asthma (6 people, 13.33%)
- Pain (5 people, 11.11%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 8.89%)
- Hypothyroidism (4 people, 8.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (11 people, 24.44%)
- Omeprazole (10 people, 22.22%)
- Vitamin d (9 people, 20.00%)
- Furosemide (9 people, 20.00%)
- Singulair (8 people, 17.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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mimi on Nov, 19, 2014:
I have that and was told that anxiety and stress is the cause
Louise on Oct, 24, 2014:
It sounds like acid reflux
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