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 37,095 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 has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itchiness patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 731 people (1.97%) 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 68-year old man with Neuropathy. The patient has Inflammation
- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 60-year old woman with Neuropathy.
- A study of drug interactions between Neurontin, Mobic for a 31-year old man with Spinal Cord Compression. The patient has Nerve Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride W/ Atropine Sulfate, Hydrochlorothiazide, Ramipril, Probenecid for a 81-year old man with Diarrhea, Fluid Retention, Blood Beta-d-glucan Increased, Gout - Chronic. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Gabapentin, Zoloft for a 64-year old woman with Neuropathy, Depression. The patient has Sweating, Shaking Palsy, Diahhrea, Panic Attack
Recent Gabapentin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Neurontin, Zyprexa, Wellbutrin Xl, Latuda, Risperidone for a 38-year old man who has Schizoaffective Disorder
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Phentermine, Zorvolex, Gabapentin for a 49-year old woman who has Nerve Pain
- Comparions of Fentanyl, Gabapentin for a 65-year old woman who has Myelitis Transverse
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 40-year old woman who has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Amlodipine, Olmetec for a 72-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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