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Review: could Gabapentin cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 36,929 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,449 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,482 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Back pain (latest reports from 676,532 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,449 people (3.92%) have Back Pain.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||62.83%||20.35%||7.08%||5.31%||2.65%||1.77%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Gabapentin * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.22%||1.11%||9.50%||17.82%||31.25%||40.09% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||12.50%||18.75%||62.50%||6.25% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (217 people, 14.98%)
- Multiple myeloma (116 people, 8.01%)
- Multiple sclerosis (112 people, 7.73%)
- Back pain (109 people, 7.52%)
- Depression (107 people, 7.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (485 people, 33.47%)
- Aredia (336 people, 23.19%)
- Neurontin (310 people, 21.39%)
- Aspirin (308 people, 21.26%)
- Oxycontin (288 people, 19.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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