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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 83,679 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 28, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,670 people (2.0%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Itching?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 49.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.84 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.99 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.12 %
  • 10+ years: 2.25 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 69.03 %
  • male: 30.97 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 1.5 %
  • 20-29: 2.13 %
  • 30-39: 8.43 %
  • 40-49: 13.46 %
  • 50-59: 25.83 %
  • 60+: 48.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (219 people, 13.11%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (174 people, 10.42%)
  • High Blood Pressure (140 people, 8.38%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (107 people, 6.41%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (99 people, 5.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (129 people, 7.72%)
  • Aspirin (121 people, 7.25%)
  • Omeprazole (120 people, 7.19%)
  • Lisinopril (115 people, 6.89%)
  • Furosemide (111 people, 6.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (560 people, 33.53%)
  • Pain (303 people, 18.14%)
  • Fatigue (295 people, 17.66%)
  • Nausea (288 people, 17.25%)
  • Headache (215 people, 12.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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