Review: could Gabapentin cause Sleep (Drowsiness)?
Summary: Sleep 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 Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,297 have Sleep. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Sleep has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,922 Sleep patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 37,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,297 people (3.50%) have Sleep.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Sleep * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Sleep when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Sleep when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleep ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (249 people, 19.20%)
- Depression (148 people, 11.41%)
- Hypertension (138 people, 10.64%)
- Neuralgia (74 people, 5.71%)
- Fibromyalgia (73 people, 5.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (151 people, 11.64%)
- Lyrica (149 people, 11.49%)
- Neurontin (135 people, 10.41%)
- Clonazepam (124 people, 9.56%)
- Cymbalta (122 people, 9.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Neurontin, Mobic for a 31-year old man with Spinal Cord Compression. The patient has Nerve Pain
- A study of side effects of Dexedrine for a 37-year old woman with ADHD. The patient has Sleepy
- A study of drug interactions between Gabapentin, Zoloft for a 64-year old woman with Neuropathy, Depression. The patient has Sweating, Shaking Palsy, Diahhrea, Panic Attack
- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 40-year old man with Pain - Back. The patient has Back Pain - Low
- A study of drug interactions between Iron Dextran, Vitamin D, Gabapentin, Pantoprazole for a 37-year old woman with Iron Deficiency Anemia, Vitamin D Decreased, Fibromyalgia, Heartburn - Chronic. The patient has Myalgia
Recent Gabapentin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Neurontin, Zyprexa, Wellbutrin Xl, Latuda, Risperidone for a 38-year old man who has Schizoaffective Disorder
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Phentermine, Zorvolex, Gabapentin for a 49-year old woman who has Nerve Pain
- Comparions of Fentanyl, Gabapentin for a 65-year old woman who has Myelitis Transverse
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 40-year old woman who has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Amlodipine, Olmetec for a 72-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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