Review: could Gabapentin cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Heartburn is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 37,022 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users)
Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 18,951 Heartburn patients)
On Jan, 14, 2015: 36,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 43 people (0.12%) have Heartburn.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Heartburn * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Heartburn when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Heartburn ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (6 people, 13.95%)
- Asthma (5 people, 11.63%)
- Fibromyalgia (4 people, 9.30%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 9.30%)
- Pain (4 people, 9.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (11 people, 25.58%)
- Furosemide (9 people, 20.93%)
- Omeprazole (9 people, 20.93%)
- Vitamin d (8 people, 18.60%)
- Singulair (7 people, 16.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 months ago):
I feel as if I have a lump in my throat, as if something hasn't been swallowed properly. THE LUMp is not present all the time but I am very aware of it when it's there.
mimi on Nov, 19, 2014:
I have that and was told that anxiety and stress is the cause
Louise on Oct, 24, 2014:
It sounds like acid reflux
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