Gabapentin and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Short-term memory loss 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 Lyrica, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Short-term memory loss 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, 18, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 2,590 people (2.73%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Gabapentin when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 42.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.52 %
  • 10+ years: 1.81 %

Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 68.75 %
  • male: 31.25 %

Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 1.14 %
  • 20-29: 2.53 %
  • 30-39: 9.62 %
  • 40-49: 16.97 %
  • 50-59: 30.57 %
  • 60+: 39.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (374 people, 14.44%)
  • Pain (367 people, 14.17%)
  • Depression (222 people, 8.57%)
  • Neuralgia (205 people, 7.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (193 people, 7.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (254 people, 9.81%)
  • Cymbalta (247 people, 9.54%)
  • Nexium (196 people, 7.57%)
  • Neurontin (196 people, 7.57%)
  • Simvastatin (174 people, 6.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (614 people, 23.71%)
  • Pain (557 people, 21.51%)
  • Weakness (469 people, 18.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (455 people, 17.57%)
  • Headache (455 people, 17.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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