Review: could Gabapentin cause Sleep?


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 Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 37,322 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,446 have Sleep. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 38,780 users)

Sleep

Sleep has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, rash erythematous, oxygen saturation decreased, blood urine present, cognitive disorder (latest reports from 67,769 Sleep patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

37,322 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,446 people (3.87%) have Sleep


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Sleep?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Sleep *:

  • < 1 month: 41.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.71 %
  • 10+ years: 0.45 %

Gender of people who have Sleep when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 60.92 %
  • male: 39.08 %

Age of people who have Sleep when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 3.66 %
  • 30-39: 10.23 %
  • 40-49: 18.22 %
  • 50-59: 26.54 %
  • 60+: 40.52 %

Severity if Sleep when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 36.96 %
  • severe: 45.65 %
  • most severe: 17.39 %

How people recovered from Sleep **:

  • while on drug: 6.67 %
  • after off the drug: 6.67 %
  • not yet: 86.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (183 people)
  • Depression (123 people)
  • Hypertension (102 people)
  • Neuralgia (64 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (59 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (116 people)
  • Aspirin (112 people)
  • Clonazepam (109 people)
  • Neurontin (108 people)
  • Cymbalta (105 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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