Gabapentin and Headaches - from FDA reports
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 Cymbalta, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Headaches with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 16, 2017
95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 4,696 people (4.94%) have Headaches
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Headaches *:
- < 1 month: 55.13 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.32 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.32 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.42 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.52 %
- 10+ years: 0.76 %
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 72.6 %
- male: 27.4 %
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.08 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 1.88 %
- 20-29: 3.54 %
- 30-39: 11.4 %
- 40-49: 18.78 %
- 50-59: 30.15 %
- 60+: 34.01 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (615 people, 13.10%)
- Pain (575 people, 12.24%)
- Depression (396 people, 8.43%)
- High Blood Pressure (317 people, 6.75%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (303 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (411 people, 8.75%)
- Vitamin D (301 people, 6.41%)
- Omeprazole (292 people, 6.22%)
- Neurontin (289 people, 6.15%)
- Lyrica (287 people, 6.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,300 people, 27.68%)
- Fatigue (1,130 people, 24.06%)
- Dizziness (984 people, 20.95%)
- Pain (956 people, 20.36%)
- Weakness (840 people, 17.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Headaches when taking Gabapentin?
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