Gabapentin and Itchiness - from FDA reports


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 Cymbalta, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Itchiness with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,864 people (1.96%) have Itchiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Itchiness?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Itchiness *:

  • < 1 month: 48.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.07 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.01 %
  • 10+ years: 3.03 %

Gender of people who have Itchiness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 69.32 %
  • male: 30.68 %

Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 1.35 %
  • 20-29: 2.12 %
  • 30-39: 7.93 %
  • 40-49: 13.6 %
  • 50-59: 25.5 %
  • 60+: 49.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (241 people, 12.93%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (197 people, 10.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (155 people, 8.32%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (114 people, 6.12%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (111 people, 5.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (141 people, 7.56%)
  • Aspirin (121 people, 6.49%)
  • Omeprazole (120 people, 6.44%)
  • Lisinopril (115 people, 6.17%)
  • Furosemide (111 people, 5.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (626 people, 33.58%)
  • Fatigue (335 people, 17.97%)
  • Pain (332 people, 17.81%)
  • Nausea (309 people, 16.58%)
  • Headache (237 people, 12.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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