Review: could Gabapentin cause Itchiness (Itching)?
Summary: Itchiness is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 36,957 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 744 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)
Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Itchiness 87,571 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 36,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 731 people (1.98%) have Itchiness.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Itchiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Itchiness when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itchiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (115 people, 15.73%)
- Hypertension (60 people, 8.21%)
- Depression (50 people, 6.84%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (48 people, 6.57%)
- Neuralgia (42 people, 5.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (124 people, 16.96%)
- Furosemide (89 people, 12.18%)
- Lyrica (76 people, 10.40%)
- Omeprazole (76 people, 10.40%)
- Lisinopril (72 people, 9.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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