Review: could Gabapentin cause Lightheadedness - dizzy?
We study 36,849 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,060 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,365 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.
Lightheadedness - dizzy
Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) (latest reports from 1,294,539 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 36,849 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 2,060 people (5.59%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy. They amount to 0.16% of all the 1,294,539 people who have Lightheadedness - Dizzy on eHealthMe.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||43.41%||27.13%||10.85%||6.59%||6.20%||5.43%||0.39% |
Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Gabapentin * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||0.00%||0.00%||0.81%||3.36%||10.63%||13.27%||25.78%||46.16% |
Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||9.72%||72.22%||16.67%||1.39% |
How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||0.00%||6.90%||93.10% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (285 people, 13.83%)
- Depression (184 people, 8.93%)
- Hypertension (161 people, 7.82%)
- Multiple sclerosis (140 people, 6.80%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (122 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (378 people, 18.35%)
- Lyrica (333 people, 16.17%)
- Neurontin (321 people, 15.58%)
- Lisinopril (298 people, 14.47%)
- Omeprazole (257 people, 12.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
My most severe symptoms would be the shortness of breath, muscle weakness and this chronic pain under my left rib that goes around to my back and up to my shoulder blade. Occasionally that pain will go to my left chest, clavicle and jaw. But all of my pain is on the left side. I have degenerative disc disease and spinal stenosis too. Chronic headaches are dizziness are awful and debilitating.
From this study (2 months ago):
Chronic headaches and blurred vision have increased since starting steriods. Also cloudy head with a feeling of brain and body not connecting.
Falling asleep at computer desk.
Hot hads have only started in past week.
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From this study (4 months ago):
BECAUSE OF A STROKE I EXPERIENCED AUGUST 5, 2010, I AM UNCOMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN 24/7 ADD THE DISCOMFORTS CREATED FROM THE MEDICINE I TAKE SOME DAYS ARE HARDER TO STAY POSITIVE ABOUT MY LIFE. I HAVE A LOT OF STRESS DAILY AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ACHIEVE SOME LEVEL OF COMFORT AND I SEEM TO BE FAILING AND I FEEL ITS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE MEDICINES I TAKE.
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