Review: could Gabapentin cause Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness?


Summary

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness 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 Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 49,394 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,227 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 49,115 users)

Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 231,716 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

49,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3,227 people (6.53%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness *:

  • < 1 month: 34.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.19 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.44 %
  • 10+ years: 1.85 %

Gender of people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 63.73 %
  • male: 36.27 %

Age of people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.89 %
  • 20-29: 2.83 %
  • 30-39: 10.66 %
  • 40-49: 16.48 %
  • 50-59: 30.13 %
  • 60+: 38.74 %

Severity if Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 1.9 %
  • moderate: 39.05 %
  • severe: 48.57 %
  • most severe: 10.48 %

How people recovered from Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 4.26 %
  • not yet: 95.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (481 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (383 people)
  • Depression (325 people)
  • Hypertension (212 people)
  • Neuralgia (166 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (402 people)
  • Zometa (378 people)
  • Lisinopril (365 people)
  • Omeprazole (351 people)
  • Furosemide (320 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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