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Review: could Gabapentin cause Lightheadedness - dizzy (Dizziness)?

Summary: Lightheadedness - dizzy is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain. We study 37,117 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,072 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,682 Gabapentin users)

Lightheadedness - dizzy

Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,055 Lightheadedness - dizzy patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 37,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 2,065 people (5.56%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy.

Trend of Lightheadedness - dizzy in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lightheadedness - dizzy42.59%27.00%10.65%7.22%6.84%5.32%0.38%

Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness - dizzy0.00%0.00%0.86%3.35%10.70%13.24%25.71%46.15%

Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness - dizzy10.39%68.83%19.48%1.30%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness - dizzy0.00%6.06%93.94%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (285 people, 13.80%)
  2. Depression (185 people, 8.96%)
  3. Hypertension (161 people, 7.80%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (140 people, 6.78%)
  5. Neuropathy peripheral (122 people, 5.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (378 people, 18.31%)
  2. Lyrica (333 people, 16.13%)
  3. Neurontin (321 people, 15.54%)
  4. Lisinopril (298 people, 14.43%)
  5. Omeprazole (257 people, 12.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have been in pain and have suffered for over 7 years with muscle pain with cramping, aching, burning, stinging, pins/needles, weakness, numbness and paralysis, etc. I live with fatigue and utter exhaustion everyday and hate having to take medicine period, but have no choice in the matter. I know that this is something serious..I can feel it. I just have to get the Doctors, to find it...and fix whatever it is that is wrong.
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