Gabapentin and Tardive dyskinesia - from FDA reports


Summary

Tardive dyskinesia 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 Metoclopramide, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Tardive dyskinesia with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 228 people (0.24%) have Tardive Dyskinesia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Tardive dyskinesia?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Tardive Dyskinesia *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 70 %
  • male: 30 %

Age of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.65 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 2.61 %
  • 30-39: 5.88 %
  • 40-49: 18.3 %
  • 50-59: 26.14 %
  • 60+: 45.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (48 people, 21.05%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (16 people, 7.02%)
  • Depression (14 people, 6.14%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 5.70%)
  • Impaired Gastric Emptying (12 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoclopramide (103 people, 45.18%)
  • Nexium (49 people, 21.49%)
  • Lipitor (46 people, 20.18%)
  • Omeprazole (45 people, 19.74%)
  • Aspirin (41 people, 17.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (89 people, 39.04%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (58 people, 25.44%)
  • Dyskinesia (57 people, 25.00%)
  • Pain (56 people, 24.56%)
  • Tremor (55 people, 24.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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