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 Seroquel, and have Pain . We study 76,139 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,220 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 Neurontin 78,004 users)

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, quit smoking (latest reports from 76,651 Agitation patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

76,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 1,220 people (1.6%) have Agitation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Agitation?

Time on Neurontin when people have Agitation *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.37 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 4.27 %

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.52 %
  • 10-19: 1.86 %
  • 20-29: 3.71 %
  • 30-39: 14.85 %
  • 40-49: 27.84 %
  • 50-59: 21.34 %
  • 60+: 29.79 %

Severity of Agitation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Agitation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (167 people, 13.69%)
  • Ativan (147 people, 12.05%)
  • Xanax (143 people, 11.72%)
  • Klonopin (140 people, 11.48%)
  • Oxycontin (137 people, 11.23%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Neurontin, learn more)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (385 people, 31.56%)
  • Depression (351 people, 28.77%)
  • Insomnia (343 people, 28.11%)
  • Pain (273 people, 22.38%)
  • Fatigue (252 people, 20.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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