Review: could Gabapentin cause Fatigue?
We study 36,857 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,455 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,406 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,545,969 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 36,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 2,458 people (6.67%) have Fatigue.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Fatigue * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Fatigue when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (393 people, 15.99%)
- Multiple sclerosis (278 people, 11.31%)
- Depression (231 people, 9.40%)
- Hypertension (154 people, 6.27%)
- Anxiety (149 people, 6.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (426 people, 17.33%)
- Zometa (375 people, 15.26%)
- Neurontin (337 people, 13.71%)
- Furosemide (303 people, 12.33%)
- Lisinopril (293 people, 11.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 month ago):
My most severe symptoms would be the shortness of breath, muscle weakness and this chronic pain under my left rib that goes around to my back and up to my shoulder blade. Occasionally that pain will go to my left chest, clavicle and jaw. But all of my pain is on the left side. I have degenerative disc disease and spinal stenosis too. Chronic headaches are dizziness are awful and debilitating.
From this study (1 month ago):
I'm tired, I have pain in the joints, I'm always nauseous, I'm always cold
From this study (2 months ago):
feels like excoriation all over mouth but mostly on the tongue
Fatigue began with part of fibromyalgia dx
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