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Review: could Gabapentin cause Sleeping?

We study 36,857 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 39,365 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

Sleeping

Sleeping (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 772,912 patients) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 36,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,233 people (3.35%) have Sleeping. They amount to 0.16% of all the 774,108 people who have Sleeping on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Chronic headaches and blurred vision have increased since starting steriods. Also cloudy head with a feeling of brain and body not connecting.
    Falling asleep at computer desk.
    Hot hads have only started in past week.
    Diagnised with sarcoidosis in January.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • BECAUSE OF A STROKE I EXPERIENCED AUGUST 5, 2010, I AM UNCOMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN 24/7 ADD THE DISCOMFORTS CREATED FROM THE MEDICINE I TAKE SOME DAYS ARE HARDER TO STAY POSITIVE ABOUT MY LIFE. I HAVE A LOT OF STRESS DAILY AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ACHIEVE SOME LEVEL OF COMFORT AND I SEEM TO BE FAILING AND I FEEL ITS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE MEDICINES I TAKE.

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Sleep Apnea - treated with Cpap.

    Reply

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