Review: could Gabapentin cause Loss of sensation (Numbness and tingling)?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Pain.
We study 37,067 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Loss of sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of sensation and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,616 Gabapentin users)
Loss of sensation
Loss of sensation (unusual prickling sensations) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 4,981 Loss of sensation patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 118 people (0.32%) have Loss Of Sensation.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Loss of sensation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of sensation||10.00%||30.00%||20.00%||20.00%||10.00%||10.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loss of sensation when taking Gabapentin * :
|Loss of sensation||0.00%||0.00%||0.92%||17.43%||15.60%||20.18%||18.35%||27.52% |
Severity of Loss of sensation when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of sensation||20.83%||41.67%||37.50%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of sensation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of sensation||0.00%||5.26%||94.74% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (26 people, 22.03%)
- Multiple myeloma (15 people, 12.71%)
- Depression (9 people, 7.63%)
- Migraine (7 people, 5.93%)
- Muscle spasticity (7 people, 5.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (22 people, 18.64%)
- Simvastatin (22 people, 18.64%)
- Percocet (19 people, 16.10%)
- Lisinopril (19 people, 16.10%)
- Neurontin (19 people, 16.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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