Review: could Neurontin cause Agitation?
Summary: Agitation is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Klonopin, and have Pain.
We study 56,293 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,029 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.
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Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 57,790 Neurontin users)
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 54,741 Agitation patients)
On Feb, 2, 2015: 56,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 1,033 people (1.84%) have Agitation.
Time on Neurontin when people have Agitation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Agitation when taking Neurontin * :
Severity of Agitation when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Agitation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (240 people, 23.23%)
- Depression (139 people, 13.46%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (95 people, 9.20%)
- Bipolar disorder (86 people, 8.33%)
- Anxiety (74 people, 7.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Klonopin (176 people, 17.04%)
- Seroquel (171 people, 16.55%)
- Ativan (150 people, 14.52%)
- Oxycontin (149 people, 14.42%)
- Xanax (149 people, 14.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been in pain and have suffered for over 7 years with muscle pain with cramping, aching, burning, stinging, pins/needles, weakness, numbness and paralysis, etc. I live with fatigue and utter exhaustion everyday and hate having to take medicine period, but have no choice in the matter. I know that this is something serious..I can feel it. I just have to get the Doctors, to find it...and fix whatever it is that is wrong.
I am trying to find what is the root cause of it all, then I might be able to find some relief.."Lord Willing". I have always been a driven individual and love life. I am a fighter and a survivor, so I will continue forward..until I find a way to the answer.
The pain level stays around 5 or 6 everyday and can be overwhelming at times, but I pray and I find relief for a moment..from The Lord. Grateful to be alive. Just want life to be normal again and to be able, to spend my time with my family that I have missed so much of.
Grace on Oct, 18, 2014:
Sounds like Lyme disease to me. It's in all 50 States.
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