Review: could Gabapentin cause Drug Screen False Positive?


Summary

Drug screen false positive is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Protonix, and have Depression . We study 51,418 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 83,501 users)

Drug Screen False Positive

Drug screen false positive (latest reports from 1,788 Drug screen false positive patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

51,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 25 people (0.05%) have Drug Screen False Positive


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Drug screen false positive?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Drug Screen False Positive *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.88 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 11.76 %
  • 40-49: 35.29 %
  • 50-59: 29.41 %
  • 60+: 11.76 %

Severity if Drug Screen False Positive when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Drug Screen False Positive **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (9 people, 36.00%)
  • Pain (7 people, 28.00%)
  • Insomnia (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (4 people, 16.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (7 people, 28.00%)
  • Seroquel (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Cymbalta (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Nucynta (4 people, 16.00%)
  • Lidoderm (4 people, 16.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Screen Positive (4 people, 16.00%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (4 people, 16.00%)
  • Stupor (2 people, 8.00%)
  • Pain (2 people, 8.00%)
  • Overdose (2 people, 8.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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