Gabapentin and Fatigue - from FDA reports


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 Cymbalta, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 6,462 people (6.8%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Fatigue?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 52.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.74 %
  • 10+ years: 0.7 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 64.95 %
  • male: 35.05 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.89 %
  • 20-29: 2.33 %
  • 30-39: 8.78 %
  • 40-49: 14.54 %
  • 50-59: 27.71 %
  • 60+: 45.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (854 people, 13.22%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (854 people, 13.22%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (477 people, 7.38%)
  • Depression (431 people, 6.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (405 people, 6.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (505 people, 7.81%)
  • Zometa (464 people, 7.18%)
  • Vitamin D (447 people, 6.92%)
  • Aspirin (418 people, 6.47%)
  • Neurontin (405 people, 6.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (1,528 people, 23.65%)
  • Nausea (1,323 people, 20.47%)
  • Pain (1,316 people, 20.37%)
  • Headache (1,130 people, 17.49%)
  • Dizziness (1,077 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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