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Review: could Neurontin cause Fatigue?





Summary: Fatigue 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 Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 56,265 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,306 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 57,763 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fatigue 198,350 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 56,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 4,309 people (7.66%) have Fatigue.

Trend of Fatigue in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue30.95%26.98%12.70%10.58%10.85%5.03%2.91%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Neurontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.03%0.50%0.98%2.97%9.28%22.10%27.66%36.48%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Neurontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue4.26%48.94%29.79%17.02%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (701 people, 16.27%)
  2. Depression (409 people, 9.49%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (409 people, 9.49%)
  4. Hypertension (300 people, 6.96%)
  5. Neuralgia (261 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (774 people, 17.96%)
  2. Lasix (644 people, 14.95%)
  3. Oxycontin (627 people, 14.55%)
  4. Zometa (622 people, 14.43%)
  5. Ambien (599 people, 13.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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