Gabapentin and Joint pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Joint pain 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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 2,779 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,164 users)

Joint Pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,349 Joint pain patients).

On Jan, 22, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 2,779 people (3.32%) have Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Joint pain?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 34.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.25 %
  • 10+ years: 2.9 %

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 69.83 %
  • male: 30.17 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.81 %
  • 20-29: 2.19 %
  • 30-39: 6.58 %
  • 40-49: 15.99 %
  • 50-59: 33.81 %
  • 60+: 40.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (460 people, 16.55%)
  • Pain (427 people, 15.37%)
  • Depression (245 people, 8.82%)
  • High Blood Pressure (240 people, 8.64%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (210 people, 7.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (419 people, 15.08%)
  • Zometa (384 people, 13.82%)
  • Neurontin (311 people, 11.19%)
  • Omeprazole (310 people, 11.16%)
  • Prednisone (302 people, 10.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (950 people, 34.18%)
  • Pain In Extremity (791 people, 28.46%)
  • Back Pain (720 people, 25.91%)
  • Fatigue (595 people, 21.41%)
  • Weakness (593 people, 21.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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