Gabapentin and Heartburn - from FDA reports


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 Zometa, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Heartburn with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,121 people (1.1%) have Heartburn


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Heartburn?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Heartburn *:

  • < 1 month: 26.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.05 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 70.47 %
  • male: 29.53 %

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.36 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.36 %
  • 20-29: 1.79 %
  • 30-39: 7.62 %
  • 40-49: 13.81 %
  • 50-59: 31.79 %
  • 60+: 44.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (129 people, 11.51%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (114 people, 10.17%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (101 people, 9.01%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (63 people, 5.62%)
  • Diabetes (56 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (283 people, 25.25%)
  • Nexium (229 people, 20.43%)
  • Neurontin (170 people, 15.17%)
  • Percocet (165 people, 14.72%)
  • Aredia (165 people, 14.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (285 people, 25.42%)
  • Nausea (281 people, 25.07%)
  • Diarrhea (276 people, 24.62%)
  • Weakness (265 people, 23.64%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (258 people, 23.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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