Gabapentin and Acid reflux - from FDA reports
Acid reflux is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Acid reflux with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,121 people (1.1%) have Acid reflux
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Acid reflux *:
- < 1 month: 22.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.78 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 70.47 %
- male: 29.53 %
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.36 %
- 2-9: 0.12 %
- 10-19: 0.36 %
- 20-29: 1.79 %
- 30-39: 7.62 %
- 40-49: 13.81 %
- 50-59: 31.79 %
- 60+: 44.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (129 people, 11.51%)
- Stress And Anxiety (118 people, 10.53%)
- Depression (117 people, 10.44%)
- Multiple Myeloma (114 people, 10.17%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (101 people, 9.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (283 people, 25.25%)
- Nexium (229 people, 20.43%)
- Neurontin (170 people, 15.17%)
- Percocet (165 people, 14.72%)
- Aredia (165 people, 14.72%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (375 people, 33.45%)
- Fatigue (285 people, 25.42%)
- Nausea (281 people, 25.07%)
- Diarrhea (276 people, 24.62%)
- Back Pain (271 people, 24.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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