Review: could Gabapentin cause Cough?


Summary

Cough 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 Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 49,394 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 903 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 49,115 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 85,022 Cough patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

49,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 903 people (1.83%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Cough?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 37.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.41 %
  • 10+ years: 2.7 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 64.43 %
  • male: 35.57 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.69 %
  • 20-29: 2.21 %
  • 30-39: 8.85 %
  • 40-49: 17.01 %
  • 50-59: 29.46 %
  • 60+: 41.63 %

Severity if Cough when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 27.78 %
  • most severe: 5.56 %

How people recovered from Cough **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (134 people)
  • Depression (119 people)
  • Hypertension (80 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (73 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (70 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (175 people)
  • Zometa (155 people)
  • Lisinopril (149 people)
  • Prednisone (140 people)
  • Omeprazole (140 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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