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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 37,022 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 117 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 pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 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 4,944 Loss of sensation patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 37,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 117 people (0.32%) have Loss Of Sensation.

Trend of Loss of sensation in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Loss of sensation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of sensation10.53%31.58%21.05%21.05%5.26%10.53%0.00%

Age of people who have Loss of sensation when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of sensation0.00%0.00%0.93%17.59%15.74%19.44%18.52%27.78%

Severity of Loss of sensation when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of sensation21.74%43.48%34.78%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of sensation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of sensation0.00%5.56%94.44%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (26 people, 22.22%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (15 people, 12.82%)
  3. Depression (9 people, 7.69%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (7 people, 5.98%)
  5. Muscle spasticity (7 people, 5.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (22 people, 18.80%)
  2. Aspirin (22 people, 18.80%)
  3. Neurontin (19 people, 16.24%)
  4. Percocet (19 people, 16.24%)
  5. Lisinopril (19 people, 16.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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