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 Metformin, and have High blood pressure . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 53 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,164 users)

Heartburn

Heartburn has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 18,296 Heartburn patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 53 people (0.06%) have Heartburn


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Heartburn?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Heartburn *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 64.15 %
  • male: 35.85 %

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.04 %
  • 30-39: 10.2 %
  • 40-49: 4.08 %
  • 50-59: 40.82 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 20.75%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Pain (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Insomnia (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Depression (7 people, 13.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Omeprazole (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Fish Oil (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Aspirin (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Lisinopril (8 people, 15.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Drug Ineffective (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Chest Pain (5 people, 9.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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