Could Gabapentin cause Seizure - from FDA reports
Seizure 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 Keppra, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 420 have Seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,093 users)
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 26,088 Seizure patients).
On Jan, 03, 2017
83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 420 people (0.5%) have Seizure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Seizure *:
- < 1 month: 35.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 35.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 65.58 %
- male: 34.42 %
Age of people who have Seizure when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.88 %
- 10-19: 2.56 %
- 20-29: 8.65 %
- 30-39: 15.38 %
- 40-49: 19.23 %
- 50-59: 24.68 %
- 60+: 26.6 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (79 people, 18.81%)
- Pain (41 people, 9.76%)
- Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 7.38%)
- Depression (31 people, 7.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (27 people, 6.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (56 people, 13.33%)
- Vitamin D (46 people, 10.95%)
- Ampyra (41 people, 9.76%)
- Vimpat (28 people, 6.67%)
- Tecfidera (26 people, 6.19%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (53 people, 12.62%)
- Memory Loss (44 people, 10.48%)
- Headache (44 people, 10.48%)
- Fatigue (42 people, 10.00%)
- Dizziness (41 people, 9.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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