Review: could Gabapentin cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation 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 Pain.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,037 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,041 people (2.81%) have Constipation.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (164 people, 15.75%)
- Multiple myeloma (87 people, 8.36%)
- Depression (79 people, 7.59%)
- Neuralgia (71 people, 6.82%)
- Anxiety (56 people, 5.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (297 people, 28.53%)
- Aspirin (237 people, 22.77%)
- Neurontin (223 people, 21.42%)
- Lyrica (203 people, 19.50%)
- Lorazepam (166 people, 15.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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