Review: could Gabapentin cause Depression?
Summary: Depression is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 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, 1,555 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression 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)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 277,524 Depression patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,555 people (4.20%) have Depression.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Depression when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Depression when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (287 people, 18.46%)
- Depression (277 people, 17.81%)
- Anxiety (170 people, 10.93%)
- Hypertension (158 people, 10.16%)
- Multiple sclerosis (143 people, 9.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (293 people, 18.84%)
- Aspirin (280 people, 18.01%)
- Neurontin (244 people, 15.69%)
- Cymbalta (243 people, 15.63%)
- Aredia (209 people, 13.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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