Gabapentin and Muscle spasm - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasm 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 Cymbalta, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 1,826 have Muscle spasm. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasm 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)

Muscle Spasm

Muscle spasm has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,114 Muscle spasm patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,826 people (2.18%) have Muscle Spasm


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Muscle spasm?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Muscle Spasm *:

  • < 1 month: 44.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.27 %
  • 10+ years: 5.06 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasm when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 66.78 %
  • male: 33.22 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasm when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.36 %
  • 10-19: 1.16 %
  • 20-29: 2.69 %
  • 30-39: 9.74 %
  • 40-49: 18.68 %
  • 50-59: 26.09 %
  • 60+: 41.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (289 people, 15.83%)
  • Pain (256 people, 14.02%)
  • Neuralgia (108 people, 5.91%)
  • Depression (100 people, 5.48%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (99 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (207 people, 11.34%)
  • Zometa (164 people, 8.98%)
  • Neurontin (163 people, 8.93%)
  • Lyrica (154 people, 8.43%)
  • Baclofen (148 people, 8.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (469 people, 25.68%)
  • Fatigue (416 people, 22.78%)
  • Weakness (366 people, 20.04%)
  • Pain In Extremity (338 people, 18.51%)
  • Nausea (337 people, 18.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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