Could Gabapentin cause Fatigue - from FDA reports
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 51,480 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 3,376 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,040 users)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 359,674 Fatigue patients).
On Nov, 21, 2016
51,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3,376 people (6.56%) have Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 35.34 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.61 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.83 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.66 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.55 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.24 %
- 10+ years: 1.77 %
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 63.86 %
- male: 36.14 %
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.21 %
- 10-19: 0.93 %
- 20-29: 2.74 %
- 30-39: 10.83 %
- 40-49: 16.42 %
- 50-59: 30.03 %
- 60+: 38.76 %
Severity of Fatigue **:
- least: 1.82 %
- moderate: 40.0 %
- severe: 48.18 %
- most severe: 10.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (419 people, 12.41%)
- Zometa (386 people, 11.43%)
- Lisinopril (379 people, 11.23%)
- Omeprazole (363 people, 10.75%)
- Furosemide (332 people, 9.83%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (238 people, 7.05%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Weakness (898 people, 26.60%)
- Pain (837 people, 24.79%)
- Nausea (749 people, 22.19%)
- Headache (648 people, 19.19%)
- Dizziness (635 people, 18.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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