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 Pain . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 2,786 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,182 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 365,316 Depression patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 2,786 people (3.33%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Depression?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
  • 10+ years: 0.91 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 65.19 %
  • male: 34.81 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.93 %
  • 20-29: 3.36 %
  • 30-39: 10.46 %
  • 40-49: 21.63 %
  • 50-59: 31.62 %
  • 60+: 31.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (431 people, 15.47%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (361 people, 12.96%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (256 people, 9.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (243 people, 8.72%)
  • Neuralgia (186 people, 6.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (371 people, 13.32%)
  • Zometa (339 people, 12.17%)
  • Lyrica (300 people, 10.77%)
  • Neurontin (289 people, 10.37%)
  • Nexium (283 people, 10.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (1,012 people, 36.32%)
  • Pain (740 people, 26.56%)
  • Fatigue (673 people, 24.16%)
  • Weakness (508 people, 18.23%)
  • Nausea (501 people, 17.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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