Could Gabapentin cause Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches 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 Omeprazole, and have Pain . We study 51,476 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 2,542 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,040 users)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headaches patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

51,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 2,542 people (4.94%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Headaches?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 50.87 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.83 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.17 %
  • 10+ years: 3.91 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 71.84 %
  • male: 28.16 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 1.89 %
  • 20-29: 4.36 %
  • 30-39: 12.95 %
  • 40-49: 21.73 %
  • 50-59: 29.0 %
  • 60+: 29.87 %

Severity of Headaches **:

  • least: 2.99 %
  • moderate: 46.27 %
  • severe: 44.78 %
  • most severe: 5.97 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (294 people, 11.57%)
  • Aspirin (254 people, 9.99%)
  • Neurontin (240 people, 9.44%)
  • Cymbalta (234 people, 9.21%)
  • Zometa (226 people, 8.89%)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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