Review: could Gabapentin cause Fatigue?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 36,686 people who take Gabapentin. Among them, 2,438 have Fatigue. See who they are, when they have Fatigue and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,091 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Gabapentin include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,512,611 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 34,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 2,231 people (6.51%) 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 (356 people, 15.96%)
- Multiple sclerosis (261 people, 11.70%)
- Depression (218 people, 9.77%)
- Hypertension (147 people, 6.59%)
- Anxiety (140 people, 6.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (413 people, 18.51%)
- Zometa (356 people, 15.96%)
- Neurontin (315 people, 14.12%)
- Furosemide (293 people, 13.13%)
- Lisinopril (286 people, 12.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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