Gabapentin and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression 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 Cymbalta, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3,274 people (3.22%) have Depression


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Could Gabapentin cause Depression?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 39.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.95 %
  • 10+ years: 1.56 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 66.19 %
  • male: 33.81 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 0.9 %
  • 20-29: 3.54 %
  • 30-39: 10.67 %
  • 40-49: 21.29 %
  • 50-59: 31.31 %
  • 60+: 32.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (268 people, 8.19%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (200 people, 6.11%)
  • Sleep Disorder (165 people, 5.04%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (156 people, 4.76%)
  • Narcolepsy (145 people, 4.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (428 people, 13.07%)
  • Lyrica (345 people, 10.54%)
  • Zometa (339 people, 10.35%)
  • Neurontin (299 people, 9.13%)
  • Nexium (297 people, 9.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (796 people, 24.31%)
  • Nausea (581 people, 17.75%)
  • Weakness (572 people, 17.47%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (465 people, 14.20%)
  • Dizziness (446 people, 13.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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