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Review: could Gabapentin cause Back pain?

We study 36,857 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,447 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,388 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 675,589 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 36,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,448 people (3.93%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.21% of all the 674,381 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Back pain in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain63.39%19.64%7.14%5.36%2.68%1.79%0.00%

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.00%0.22%1.04%9.51%17.83%31.28%40.12%

Severity of Back pain when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain13.33%20.00%60.00%6.67%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (217 people, 14.99%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (116 people, 8.01%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (112 people, 7.73%)
  4. Back pain (109 people, 7.53%)
  5. Depression (107 people, 7.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (485 people, 33.49%)
  2. Aredia (336 people, 23.20%)
  3. Neurontin (310 people, 21.41%)
  4. Aspirin (308 people, 21.27%)
  5. Oxycontin (288 people, 19.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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