Review: could Gabapentin cause Sleeping?


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 49,396 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,522 have Sleeping. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeping and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 52,972 users)

Sleeping

Sleeping has been reported by people with hypokalemia, feeling abnormal, hypoglycemia, heart palpitations, blood alkaline phosphatase increased (latest reports from 150,726 Sleeping patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

49,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,522 people (3.08%) have Sleeping


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Sleeping?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Sleeping *:

  • < 1 month: 42.98 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.66 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.79 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleeping when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 62.18 %
  • male: 37.82 %

Age of people who have Sleeping when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.59 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 2.59 %
  • 30-39: 9.54 %
  • 40-49: 19.25 %
  • 50-59: 28.54 %
  • 60+: 38.66 %

Severity if Sleeping when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 42.5 %
  • severe: 52.5 %
  • most severe: 5.0 %

How people recovered from Sleeping **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (256 people)
  • Depression (233 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (131 people)
  • Anxiety (121 people)
  • Hypertension (103 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (242 people)
  • Neurontin (206 people)
  • Cymbalta (205 people)
  • Lyrica (186 people)
  • Ambien (181 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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