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Review: could Neurontin cause Agitation?

Summary: Agitation is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Klonopin, and have Pain. We study 56,308 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,033 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 neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 57,811 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 54,750 Agitation patients)

On May, 13, 2015: 56,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 1,033 people (1.83%) 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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  • Been diagnosed with ADHD. Also symptoms of borderline and bipolar two are present.

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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.

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    Grace on Oct, 18, 2014:

    Sounds like Lyme disease to me. It's in all 50 States.

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