Review: could Gabapentin cause Hallucination?


Summary

Hallucination 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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 51,497 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 488 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,033 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 35,319 Hallucination patients).

On Nov, 29, 2016

51,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 488 people (0.95%) have Hallucination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Hallucination?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Hallucination *:

  • < 1 month: 51.72 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.24 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.34 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 62.86 %
  • male: 37.14 %

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 3.22 %
  • 30-39: 11.39 %
  • 40-49: 13.37 %
  • 50-59: 22.52 %
  • 60+: 48.76 %

Severity of Hallucination **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hallucination **:

  • while on drug: 75 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 25 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (76 people, 15.57%)
  • Ativan (68 people, 13.93%)
  • Dexamethasone (63 people, 12.91%)
  • Albuterol (59 people, 12.09%)
  • Furosemide (57 people, 11.68%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (78 people, 15.98%)
  • Depression (56 people, 11.48%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (39 people, 7.99%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (37 people, 7.58%)
  • Back Pain (26 people, 5.33%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Confusional State (131 people, 26.84%)
  • Pain (126 people, 25.82%)
  • Fatigue (116 people, 23.77%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (109 people, 22.34%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (103 people, 21.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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