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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

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 57,790 Neurontin users)

Agitation

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.

Trend of Agitation in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Agitation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Agitation32.31%17.69%6.92%10.00%23.85%7.69%1.54%

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Neurontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Agitation0.10%0.51%1.75%3.60%17.37%27.44%20.55%28.67%

Severity of Agitation when taking Neurontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Agitation0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Agitation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (240 people, 23.23%)
  2. Depression (139 people, 13.46%)
  3. Neuropathy peripheral (95 people, 9.20%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (86 people, 8.33%)
  5. Anxiety (74 people, 7.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Klonopin (176 people, 17.04%)
  2. Seroquel (171 people, 16.55%)
  3. Ativan (150 people, 14.52%)
  4. Oxycontin (149 people, 14.42%)
  5. Xanax (149 people, 14.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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