Gabapentin and Sleepiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleepiness 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. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness 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 May, 18, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3,060 people (3.22%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Sleepiness?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 54.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.28 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.48 %
  • 10+ years: 0.31 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 64.03 %
  • male: 35.97 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 1.27 %
  • 20-29: 3.44 %
  • 30-39: 8.66 %
  • 40-49: 17.06 %
  • 50-59: 23.97 %
  • 60+: 45.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (478 people, 15.62%)
  • Neuralgia (256 people, 8.37%)
  • Depression (237 people, 7.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (218 people, 7.12%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (187 people, 6.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (255 people, 8.33%)
  • Cymbalta (232 people, 7.58%)
  • Xyrem (173 people, 5.65%)
  • Neurontin (162 people, 5.29%)
  • Aspirin (138 people, 4.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (792 people, 25.88%)
  • Dizziness (465 people, 15.20%)
  • Drug Ineffective (417 people, 13.63%)
  • Pain (398 people, 13.01%)
  • Weakness (378 people, 12.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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