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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 36,929 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 731 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,482 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Trend of gabapentin reports

Itchiness

Itchiness (latest reports from 546,293 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Itchiness reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 731 people (1.98%) have Itchiness.

Trend of Itchiness in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Itchiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itchiness41.82%32.73%5.45%3.64%12.73%1.82%1.82%

Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itchiness0.00%0.16%2.06%2.06%9.21%12.70%25.56%48.25%

Severity of Itchiness when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itchiness0.00%46.15%38.46%15.38%

How people recovered from Itchiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itchiness0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (115 people, 15.73%)
  2. Hypertension (60 people, 8.21%)
  3. Depression (50 people, 6.84%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (48 people, 6.57%)
  5. Neuralgia (42 people, 5.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (124 people, 16.96%)
  2. Furosemide (89 people, 12.18%)
  3. Lyrica (76 people, 10.40%)
  4. Omeprazole (76 people, 10.40%)
  5. Lisinopril (72 people, 9.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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