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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 36,957 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

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Trend of gabapentin reports

Heartburn

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 10,552 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Heartburn reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 43 people (0.12%) have Heartburn.

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
Heartburn7.69%38.46%15.38%15.38%15.38%7.69%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%4.76%11.90%9.52%35.71%38.10%

Severity of Heartburn when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn0.00%35.71%50.00%14.29%

How people recovered from Heartburn ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heartburn0.00%66.67%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (6 people, 13.95%)
  2. Asthma (5 people, 11.63%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (4 people, 9.30%)
  4. Arthritis (4 people, 9.30%)
  5. Pain (4 people, 9.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (11 people, 25.58%)
  2. Furosemide (9 people, 20.93%)
  3. Omeprazole (9 people, 20.93%)
  4. Vitamin d (8 people, 18.60%)
  5. Singulair (7 people, 16.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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