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Review: could Gabapentin cause Tardive dyskinesia?

Summary: Tardive dyskinesia is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Metoclopramide, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 36,957 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Tardive dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tardive dyskinesia and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Trend of gabapentin reports

Tardive dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) (latest reports from 23,204 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, bipolar disorder, depression, gastrointestinal disorder.

Trend of Tardive dyskinesia reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 151 people (0.41%) have Tardive Dyskinesia.

Trend of Tardive dyskinesia in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Tardive dyskinesia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tardive dyskinesia33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tardive dyskinesia0.00%0.00%1.75%1.75%0.88%26.32%21.93%47.37%

Severity of Tardive dyskinesia when taking Gabapentin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Tardive dyskinesia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (45 people, 29.80%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (17 people, 11.26%)
  3. Anxiety (14 people, 9.27%)
  4. Psychotic disorder (13 people, 8.61%)
  5. Affective disorder (12 people, 7.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoclopramide (71 people, 47.02%)
  2. Nexium (49 people, 32.45%)
  3. Lipitor (43 people, 28.48%)
  4. Aspirin (37 people, 24.50%)
  5. Omeprazole (36 people, 23.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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