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Review: could Gabapentin cause Constipation?

We study 36,929 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,035 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,456 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 36,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,039 people (2.82%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation18.56%34.02%14.43%4.12%10.31%16.49%2.06%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.21%0.53%1.27%10.26%11.75%33.02%42.96%

Severity of Constipation when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation2.86%60.00%25.71%11.43%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%7.14%92.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (163 people, 15.69%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (87 people, 8.37%)
  3. Depression (78 people, 7.51%)
  4. Neuralgia (71 people, 6.83%)
  5. Anxiety (56 people, 5.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (297 people, 28.59%)
  2. Aspirin (236 people, 22.71%)
  3. Neurontin (223 people, 21.46%)
  4. Lyrica (203 people, 19.54%)
  5. Ambien (166 people, 15.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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