Gabapentin and Loss of sensation - from FDA reports


Summary

Loss of sensation 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 Simvastatin, and have Pain . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 166 have Loss of sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of sensation 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)

Loss Of Sensation

Loss of sensation has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, pain, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 6,676 Loss of sensation patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 166 people (0.2%) have Loss Of Sensation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Loss of sensation?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Loss Of Sensation *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Sensation when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 63.8 %
  • male: 36.2 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Sensation when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.24 %
  • 10-19: 0.75 %
  • 20-29: 6.72 %
  • 30-39: 14.18 %
  • 40-49: 17.16 %
  • 50-59: 18.66 %
  • 60+: 40.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (26 people, 15.66%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (21 people, 12.65%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 12.65%)
  • Sleep Disorder (10 people, 6.02%)
  • Neuralgia (9 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (27 people, 16.27%)
  • Percocet (26 people, 15.66%)
  • Zometa (22 people, 13.25%)
  • Lyrica (22 people, 13.25%)
  • Aspirin (22 people, 13.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypoaesthesia (53 people, 31.93%)
  • Weakness (49 people, 29.52%)
  • Pain (48 people, 28.92%)
  • Fatigue (44 people, 26.51%)
  • Paraesthesia (40 people, 24.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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