Review: could Gabapentin cause Gas - Flatulence?


Summary

Gas - flatulence is reported only by a few people who take Gabapentin. We study 51,421 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Gas - flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Gas - flatulence and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 83,499 users)

Gas - Flatulence

Gas - flatulence (act of expelling air from the intestine through anus) has been reported by people with hot flush, constipation, appetite - decreased, confusion, memory loss (latest reports from 136 Gas - flatulence patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

51,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Gas - Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Gas - flatulence?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Gas - Flatulence *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gas - Flatulence when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Gas - Flatulence when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Gas - Flatulence when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stomach Discomfort (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Sleep Apnea (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Anxiety (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Angina Pectoris (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Allergies (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Rabeprazole Sodium (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Prilosec (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Nitrostat (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Maxzide (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Constipation (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Stomach Pain (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Short-Term Memory Loss (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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