Gabapentin and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching 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 Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,987 people (1.96%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Itching?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 51.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.77 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.73 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.96 %
  • 10+ years: 1.92 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 69.17 %
  • male: 30.83 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 1.27 %
  • 20-29: 2.01 %
  • 30-39: 7.9 %
  • 40-49: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 25.65 %
  • 60+: 49.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (214 people, 10.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (159 people, 8.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (119 people, 5.99%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (116 people, 5.84%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (116 people, 5.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (149 people, 7.50%)
  • Aspirin (121 people, 6.09%)
  • Vitamin D (120 people, 6.04%)
  • Omeprazole (120 people, 6.04%)
  • Lisinopril (115 people, 5.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (657 people, 33.06%)
  • Fatigue (351 people, 17.66%)
  • Nausea (322 people, 16.21%)
  • Headache (247 people, 12.43%)
  • Dizziness (231 people, 11.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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