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Review: could Gabapentin cause Weight loss?

Summary: Weight loss 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 Zometa, and have Depression.

We study 37,067 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 224 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,609 Gabapentin users)

Weight loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,287 Weight loss patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 37,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 223 people (0.60%) have Weight Loss.

Trend of Weight loss in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss14.29%42.86%0.00%28.57%14.29%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%0.00%0.00%2.98%16.07%20.83%25.00%35.12%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss0.00%40.00%60.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (36 people, 16.14%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (25 people, 11.21%)
  3. Anxiety (25 people, 11.21%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (20 people, 8.97%)
  5. Osteoporosis (16 people, 7.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (93 people, 41.70%)
  2. Aspirin (77 people, 34.53%)
  3. Protonix (66 people, 29.60%)
  4. Omeprazole (57 people, 25.56%)
  5. Lisinopril (56 people, 25.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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