Review: could Gabapentin cause Incontinence?


Summary

Incontinence is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Neuralgia . We study 49,394 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 136 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 49,115 users)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, drug ineffective, dry mouth, high blood pressure (latest reports from 6,088 Incontinence patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

49,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 136 people (0.28%) have Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Incontinence?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 65.44 %
  • male: 34.56 %

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.64 %
  • 30-39: 2.46 %
  • 40-49: 4.92 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 40.98 %

Severity if Incontinence when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Incontinence **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neuralgia (22 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (17 people)
  • Depressed Mood (16 people)
  • Pain (15 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (64 people)
  • Neurontin (43 people)
  • Protonix (42 people)
  • Folic Acid (37 people)
  • Lyrica (35 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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