Review: could Gabapentin cause Stomach Pain?


Summary

Stomach pain is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Pain . We study 49,394 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,271 have Stomach pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach pain and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 49,115 users)

Stomach Pain

Stomach pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, abdominal pain upper, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 86,320 Stomach pain patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

49,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,271 people (2.57%) have Stomach Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Stomach pain?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Stomach Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 28.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.66 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 68.48 %
  • male: 31.52 %

Age of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.55 %
  • 10-19: 1.09 %
  • 20-29: 4.01 %
  • 30-39: 9.21 %
  • 40-49: 22.97 %
  • 50-59: 29.08 %
  • 60+: 33.0 %

Severity if Stomach Pain when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40.74 %
  • severe: 51.85 %
  • most severe: 7.41 %

How people recovered from Stomach Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 5.56 %
  • not yet: 94.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (166 people)
  • Depression (149 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (91 people)
  • Anxiety (90 people)
  • Hypertension (73 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (243 people)
  • Zometa (236 people)
  • Neurontin (185 people)
  • Aredia (182 people)
  • Lasix (175 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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