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Review: could Gabapentin cause Fatigue?





Summary: Fatigue 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 36,957 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,459 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fatigue 198,350 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 36,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 2,462 people (6.66%) have Fatigue.

Trend of Fatigue in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue35.34%24.06%8.27%13.16%14.66%3.38%1.13%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.04%0.21%0.93%2.99%11.69%16.61%29.10%38.44%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue2.08%40.62%47.92%9.38%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%5.71%94.29%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (394 people, 16.00%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (278 people, 11.29%)
  3. Depression (233 people, 9.46%)
  4. Hypertension (154 people, 6.26%)
  5. Anxiety (149 people, 6.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (426 people, 17.30%)
  2. Zometa (375 people, 15.23%)
  3. Neurontin (337 people, 13.69%)
  4. Furosemide (303 people, 12.31%)
  5. Lisinopril (293 people, 11.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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