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 74,636 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,435 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 76,477 users)

Lightheadedness - Dizzy

Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 262,344 Lightheadedness - dizzy patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

74,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 4,435 people (5.94%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Lightheadedness - dizzy?

Time on Neurontin when people have Lightheadedness - Dizzy *:

  • < 1 month: 42.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.6 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.37 %
  • 10+ years: 2.21 %

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

  • female: 68.94 %
  • male: 31.06 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.82 %
  • 20-29: 3.39 %
  • 30-39: 7.89 %
  • 40-49: 18.31 %
  • 50-59: 28.38 %
  • 60+: 41.04 %

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 (688 people, 15.51%)
  • Depression (380 people, 8.57%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (278 people, 6.27%)
  • Hypertension (278 people, 6.27%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (235 people, 5.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (548 people, 12.36%)
  • Xanax (515 people, 11.61%)
  • Ambien (502 people, 11.32%)
  • Zometa (483 people, 10.89%)
  • Aspirin (480 people, 10.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,305 people, 29.43%)
  • Headache (1,087 people, 24.51%)
  • Pain (1,068 people, 24.08%)
  • Fatigue (1,017 people, 22.93%)
  • Anxiety (926 people, 20.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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