Gabapentin and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Serotonin syndrome 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 Fentanyl, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 14, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 290 people (0.31%) have Serotonin Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Serotonin syndrome?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Serotonin Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 76.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 66.91 %
  • male: 33.09 %

Age of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.82 %
  • 20-29: 6.12 %
  • 30-39: 20.41 %
  • 40-49: 22.04 %
  • 50-59: 16.33 %
  • 60+: 34.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (94 people, 32.41%)
  • Depression (82 people, 28.28%)
  • Neuralgia (36 people, 12.41%)
  • Anaesthesia (16 people, 5.52%)
  • Muscle Spasms (15 people, 5.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (37 people, 12.76%)
  • Ondansetron (36 people, 12.41%)
  • Cymbalta (35 people, 12.07%)
  • Omeprazole (34 people, 11.72%)
  • Clonazepam (31 people, 10.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (52 people, 17.93%)
  • Tremor (34 people, 11.72%)
  • Arrhythmias (32 people, 11.03%)
  • Agitation (30 people, 10.34%)
  • Fever (27 people, 9.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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