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Review: could Gabapentin cause Heartburn?

We study 36,857 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,365 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

Heartburn

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 45,696 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 36,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 41 people (0.11%) have Heartburn. They amount to 0.09% of all the 45,382 people who have Heartburn on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heartburn in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Heartburn * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn9.09%36.36%18.18%18.18%9.09%9.09%0.00%

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn0.00%0.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%10.00%35.00%40.00%

Severity of Heartburn when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Heartburn ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heartburn0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (5 people, 12.20%)
  2. Asthma (5 people, 12.20%)
  3. Osteoporosis (4 people, 9.76%)
  4. Arthritis (4 people, 9.76%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (4 people, 9.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (11 people, 26.83%)
  2. Omeprazole (9 people, 21.95%)
  3. Furosemide (9 people, 21.95%)
  4. Vitamin d (8 people, 19.51%)
  5. Singulair (7 people, 17.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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