Review: could Gabapentin cause Joint pain?
Summary: Joint pain is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,304 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain 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)
Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,887 Joint pain patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 37,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,304 people (3.52%) have Joint Pain.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint pain||26.19%||23.81%||13.10%||15.48%||9.52%||10.71%||1.19% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Gabapentin * :
|Joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.57%||2.45%||6.38%||18.58%||36.74%||35.27% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||3.23%||41.94%||51.61%||3.23% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint pain||0.00%||17.39%||82.61% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (203 people, 15.57%)
- Depression (132 people, 10.12%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (113 people, 8.67%)
- Hypertension (108 people, 8.28%)
- Osteoporosis (107 people, 8.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (329 people, 25.23%)
- Neurontin (270 people, 20.71%)
- Aspirin (264 people, 20.25%)
- Omeprazole (246 people, 18.87%)
- Prednisone (226 people, 17.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 78-year old woman with Shingles. The patient has Intermittent Pyrexia (recurring fever episodes separated by times of normal temperature)
- A study of side effects of Vivelle-dot for a 52-year old woman with Hot Flashes. The patient has Pain - Joints
- A study of side effects of Cytomel for a 75-year old woman with Hypothyroidism. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Tramadol, Meloxicam, Gabapentin for a 68-year old man with Joint Pain, Tendon Pain. The patient has Dizziness
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