Could Gabapentin cause Hallucination - from FDA reports


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 Ativan, and have Pain . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 743 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 89,113 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, insomnia (latest reports from 35,337 Hallucination patients).

On Jan, 01, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 743 people (0.89%) have Hallucination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Hallucination?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Hallucination *:

  • < 1 month: 73.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.68 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 61.7 %
  • male: 38.3 %

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 2.68 %
  • 20-29: 2.01 %
  • 30-39: 8.71 %
  • 40-49: 12.23 %
  • 50-59: 20.6 %
  • 60+: 53.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (162 people, 21.80%)
  • Depression (74 people, 9.96%)
  • Neuralgia (67 people, 9.02%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (53 people, 7.13%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (47 people, 6.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (77 people, 10.36%)
  • Ativan (77 people, 10.36%)
  • Cymbalta (74 people, 9.96%)
  • Oxycontin (64 people, 8.61%)
  • Dexamethasone (63 people, 8.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (174 people, 23.42%)
  • Pain (152 people, 20.46%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (148 people, 19.92%)
  • Fatigue (148 people, 19.92%)
  • Memory Loss (121 people, 16.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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