Review: could Neurontin cause Lightheadedness - Dizzy?


Summary

Lightheadedness - dizzy 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 Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 64,674 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,922 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 65,204 users)

Lightheadedness - Dizzy

Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 193,181 Lightheadedness - dizzy patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

64,674 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 3,922 people (6.06%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Lightheadedness - dizzy?

Time on Neurontin when people have Lightheadedness - Dizzy *:

  • < 1 month: 38.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.84 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.76 %
  • 10+ years: 2.43 %

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - Dizzy when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 68.31 %
  • male: 31.69 %

Age of people who have Lightheadedness - Dizzy when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.8 %
  • 20-29: 3.38 %
  • 30-39: 7.9 %
  • 40-49: 18.48 %
  • 50-59: 28.5 %
  • 60+: 40.74 %

Severity if Lightheadedness - Dizzy when taking Neurontin **:

  • least: 11.11 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 22.22 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Lightheadedness - Dizzy **:

  • while on drug: 10 %
  • after off the drug: 10 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (623 people, 15.88%)
  • Depression (343 people, 8.75%)
  • Hypertension (249 people, 6.35%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (212 people, 5.41%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (198 people, 5.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (515 people, 13.13%)
  • Xanax (495 people, 12.62%)
  • Aspirin (480 people, 12.24%)
  • Ambien (476 people, 12.14%)
  • Zometa (471 people, 12.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,168 people, 29.78%)
  • Pain (1,016 people, 25.91%)
  • Headache (998 people, 25.45%)
  • Fatigue (918 people, 23.41%)
  • Anxiety (894 people, 22.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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