Review: could Gabapentin cause Nausea?


Summary

Nausea 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 Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 51,425 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,385 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 83,499 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 414,435 Nausea patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

51,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3,385 people (6.58%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Nausea?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 47.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.61 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.96 %
  • 10+ years: 1.32 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 71.85 %
  • male: 28.15 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 1.06 %
  • 20-29: 3.17 %
  • 30-39: 9.0 %
  • 40-49: 20.19 %
  • 50-59: 28.0 %
  • 60+: 38.34 %

Severity if Nausea when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 16.33 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 26.53 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Nausea **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 4 %
  • not yet: 96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (436 people, 12.88%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (297 people, 8.77%)
  • Depression (278 people, 8.21%)
  • Hypertension (194 people, 5.73%)
  • Anxiety (161 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (405 people, 11.96%)
  • Omeprazole (403 people, 11.91%)
  • Lisinopril (370 people, 10.93%)
  • Neurontin (355 people, 10.49%)
  • Zometa (348 people, 10.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (1,262 people, 37.28%)
  • Pain (754 people, 22.27%)
  • Headache (732 people, 21.62%)
  • Diarrhoea (712 people, 21.03%)
  • Dizziness (704 people, 20.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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