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Review: could Gabapentin cause Seizure (Seizures)?

We study 36,857 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,418 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

Seizure

Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) (latest reports from 1,950 patients) has been reported by people with seizures, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 36,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Seizure.

Trend of Seizure in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Seizure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Seizure0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Seizure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Severity of Seizure when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Seizure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Seizure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Seizure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Spinal stenosis (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Tachycardia (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Migraine (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Arthritis (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tramadol (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Trazodone hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Metoprolol succinate (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Sumatriptan (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Naprosyn (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My most severe symptoms would be the shortness of breath, muscle weakness and this chronic pain under my left rib that goes around to my back and up to my shoulder blade. Occasionally that pain will go to my left chest, clavicle and jaw. But all of my pain is on the left side. I have degenerative disc disease and spinal stenosis too. Chronic headaches are dizziness are awful and debilitating.

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