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Review: could Gabapentin cause Serotonin syndrome?

We study 36,815 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 146 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,343 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 34,500 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 36,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 146 people (0.40%) have Serotonin Syndrome. They amount to 0.42% of all the 34,494 people who have Serotonin Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Serotonin syndrome in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Serotonin syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Serotonin syndrome50.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Serotonin syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%12.07%22.41%12.07%16.38%37.07%

Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Serotonin syndrome0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (41 people, 28.08%)
  2. Depression (26 people, 17.81%)
  3. Neuralgia (24 people, 16.44%)
  4. Contraception (12 people, 8.22%)
  5. Overweight (8 people, 5.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (30 people, 20.55%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (30 people, 20.55%)
  3. Clonazepam (27 people, 18.49%)
  4. Tramadol hcl (27 people, 18.49%)
  5. Lisinopril (23 people, 15.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Noticed for the last two days a spoting of bloow on underwear. This is not heave but very light (pink nature). I have not had any pain of nor other symtoms.

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • My muscle tone started diminishing, had changes in skin..thinner, uneven tone. weakness. heaviness in body, weight gain only around middle, fatigue, weak grip, lose balance sometimes, funny feeling in stomack and chest, panic like attacks, but it's not panic attacks all the time, swollen face and facial features and expression has changed, eyelids drooping...sight affected...feels like I'm not getting enough light to see. I haven't felt like myself in a very ,long time over 10 years. Sought answers but everyone tried to give me antidepressants to mask the symptoms. They made me feel like a space cadet but did nothing to solve the problem. I have had to struggle to raise 5 kids, help my family, take care of my elderly Mom and watch her die, and now trying to help with the grandkids all with this horrible problem. I want answers...I need help.

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