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 37,078 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,435 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 38,649 users)

Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence

Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence has been reported by people with sciatica (latest reports from 67,770 Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

37,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,435 people (3.87%) 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: 41.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.96 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.74 %
  • 10+ years: 0.46 %

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

  • female: 61.07 %
  • male: 38.93 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 3.52 %
  • 30-39: 10.32 %
  • 40-49: 18.29 %
  • 50-59: 26.51 %
  • 60+: 40.52 %

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

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40.0 %
  • severe: 42.22 %
  • most severe: 17.78 %

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 (183 people)
  • Depression (122 people)
  • Hypertension (101 people)
  • Neuralgia (64 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (58 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (116 people)
  • Aspirin (111 people)
  • Clonazepam (109 people)
  • Neurontin (107 people)
  • Cymbalta (105 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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