Review: could Gabapentin cause Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence?


Summary

Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence 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 Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 51,421 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,717 have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 83,499 users)

Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence

Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence has been reported by people with pain, drowsiness, insomnia, sleep walking, fatigue (latest reports from 110,184 Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

51,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,717 people (3.34%) have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence *:

  • < 1 month: 43.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.1 %
  • 10+ years: 0.44 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 60.93 %
  • male: 39.07 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 3.32 %
  • 30-39: 10.23 %
  • 40-49: 17.93 %
  • 50-59: 26.18 %
  • 60+: 41.14 %

Severity if Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 39.13 %
  • severe: 43.48 %
  • most severe: 17.39 %

How people recovered from Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence **:

  • while on drug: 6.67 %
  • after off the drug: 6.67 %
  • not yet: 86.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (264 people, 15.38%)
  • Depression (158 people, 9.20%)
  • Hypertension (131 people, 7.63%)
  • Neuralgia (112 people, 6.52%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (88 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (164 people, 9.55%)
  • Cymbalta (135 people, 7.86%)
  • Aspirin (135 people, 7.86%)
  • Clonazepam (128 people, 7.45%)
  • Neurontin (119 people, 6.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (361 people, 21.03%)
  • Dizziness (274 people, 15.96%)
  • Pain (240 people, 13.98%)
  • Drug Ineffective (219 people, 12.75%)
  • Headache (191 people, 11.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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