Could Gabapentin cause Cough - from FDA reports


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 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 1,581 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 neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,093 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,638 Cough patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,581 people (1.89%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Cough?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 67.21 %
  • male: 32.79 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 1.5 %
  • 30-39: 6.71 %
  • 40-49: 15.23 %
  • 50-59: 27.39 %
  • 60+: 48.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (233 people, 14.74%)
  • Depression (162 people, 10.25%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (147 people, 9.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (144 people, 9.11%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (130 people, 8.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (181 people, 11.45%)
  • Zometa (176 people, 11.13%)
  • Neurontin (173 people, 10.94%)
  • Lasix (171 people, 10.82%)
  • Lisinopril (160 people, 10.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (496 people, 31.37%)
  • Fatigue (396 people, 25.05%)
  • Pain (361 people, 22.83%)
  • Fever (330 people, 20.87%)
  • Nausea (324 people, 20.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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