Gabapentin and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache 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 Headache with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 4,993 people (4.92%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Headache?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 56.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.12 %
  • 10+ years: 0.37 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 72.89 %
  • male: 27.11 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 1.78 %
  • 20-29: 3.56 %
  • 30-39: 11.15 %
  • 40-49: 18.45 %
  • 50-59: 30.06 %
  • 60+: 34.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (648 people, 12.98%)
  • Depression (413 people, 8.27%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (331 people, 6.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (331 people, 6.63%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (263 people, 5.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (448 people, 8.97%)
  • Vitamin D (326 people, 6.53%)
  • Lyrica (309 people, 6.19%)
  • Neurontin (298 people, 5.97%)
  • Omeprazole (292 people, 5.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,391 people, 27.86%)
  • Fatigue (1,197 people, 23.97%)
  • Dizziness (1,057 people, 21.17%)
  • Weakness (881 people, 17.64%)
  • Diarrhea (720 people, 14.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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