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Review: could Gabapentin cause Sleeping (Insomnia)?

Summary: Sleeping 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 Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 36,929 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,233 have Sleeping. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeping and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,482 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Trend of gabapentin reports

Sleeping

Sleeping (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 761,004 patients) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.

On Nov, 22, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,233 people (3.34%) have Sleeping.

Trend of Sleeping in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Sleeping * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleeping50.79%14.29%5.56%7.14%19.84%2.38%0.00%

Age of people who have Sleeping when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleeping0.00%0.63%0.72%3.42%10.80%20.52%25.83%38.07%

Severity of Sleeping when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleeping0.00%42.42%54.55%3.03%

How people recovered from Sleeping ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleeping0.00%5.88%94.12%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (177 people, 14.36%)
  2. Depression (156 people, 12.65%)
  3. Anxiety (112 people, 9.08%)
  4. Hypertension (101 people, 8.19%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (94 people, 7.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (224 people, 18.17%)
  2. Neurontin (202 people, 16.38%)
  3. Cymbalta (177 people, 14.36%)
  4. Ambien (166 people, 13.46%)
  5. Vicodin (161 people, 13.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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