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 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 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 neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,674 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 5,005 Loss of sensation patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 37,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 119 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||9.52%||28.57%||19.05%||19.05%||14.29%||9.52%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loss of sensation when taking Gabapentin * :
|Loss of sensation||0.00%||0.00%||0.91%||17.27%||15.45%||20.91%||18.18%||27.27% |
Severity of Loss of sensation when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of sensation||20.00%||40.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of sensation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of sensation||0.00%||5.00%||95.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (26 people, 21.85%)
- Multiple myeloma (15 people, 12.61%)
- Depression (10 people, 8.40%)
- Restless legs syndrome (7 people, 5.88%)
- Migraine (7 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (22 people, 18.49%)
- Aspirin (22 people, 18.49%)
- Lisinopril (19 people, 15.97%)
- Percocet (19 people, 15.97%)
- Neurontin (19 people, 15.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 58-year old woman with Hair Loss.
- A study of side effects of Tramadol for a 33-year old woman with Severe Back Pain And Loss Of Motor In Right Leg. The patient has Dizziness, Intra-abdominal Pressure Increased, Paresthesias
- A study of drug interactions between Gabapentin, Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Paracetamol, Butrans, Levoprome, Seroquel for a 24-year old woman with Pain - Back, Bipolar Mania.
- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 42-year old woman with Restless Leg Syndrome. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Tylenol, Gabapentin for a 75-year old man with Pain - Back, Pain.
Recent Gabapentin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Tylenol, Gabapentin for a 75-year old man who has Pain
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Tadalafil, Atorvastatin Calcium, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Ramipril for a 56-year old man who has Pain In Limb
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Topiramate for a 60-year old woman who has Migraine With Aura
- Comparions of Neurontin, Zyprexa, Wellbutrin Xl, Latuda, Risperidone for a 38-year old man who has Schizoaffective Disorder
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Phentermine, Zorvolex, Gabapentin for a 49-year old woman who has Nerve Pain
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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