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 36,957 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 has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)
Sleeping (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Sleeping 123,448 patients)
On Nov, 22, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,233 people (3.34%) have Sleeping.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Sleeping * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Sleeping when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Sleeping when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleeping ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (177 people, 14.36%)
- Depression (156 people, 12.65%)
- Anxiety (112 people, 9.08%)
- Hypertension (101 people, 8.19%)
- Multiple sclerosis (94 people, 7.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (224 people, 18.17%)
- Neurontin (202 people, 16.38%)
- Cymbalta (177 people, 14.36%)
- Ambien (166 people, 13.46%)
- Vicodin (161 people, 13.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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