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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasm with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 24, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 2,204 people (2.17%) have Muscle spasm


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Muscle spasm?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Muscle spasm *:

  • < 1 month: 47.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.99 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.25 %
  • 10+ years: 4.49 %

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

  • female: 67.03 %
  • male: 32.97 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.3 %
  • 10-19: 0.97 %
  • 20-29: 2.56 %
  • 30-39: 8.95 %
  • 40-49: 17.77 %
  • 50-59: 26.96 %
  • 60+: 42.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (344 people, 15.61%)
  • High Blood Pressure (124 people, 5.63%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (119 people, 5.40%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (119 people, 5.40%)
  • Depression (117 people, 5.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (238 people, 10.80%)
  • Lyrica (191 people, 8.67%)
  • Vitamin D (179 people, 8.12%)
  • Zometa (169 people, 7.67%)
  • Neurontin (168 people, 7.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (490 people, 22.23%)
  • Weakness (422 people, 19.15%)
  • Nausea (406 people, 18.42%)
  • Pain In Extremity (392 people, 17.79%)
  • Headache (368 people, 16.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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