Could Gabapentin cause Seizure - from FDA reports


Summary

Seizure is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 0.0, also take medication Baclofen, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 51,490 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 11 have Seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,040 users)

Seizure

Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with seizures, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,072 Seizure patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

51,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 11 people (0.02%) have Seizure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Seizure?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Seizure *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 63.64 %
  • male: 36.36 %

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity of Seizure **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Valium (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Trazodone Hydrochloride (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Metformin (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Baclofen (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Trileptal (1 person, 9.09%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 18.18%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Dementia (1 person, 9.09%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Memory Loss (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Dizziness (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Fatigue (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Convulsion (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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