Review: could Neurontin cause Lightheadedness - dizzy?
We study 56,237 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,548 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,723 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.
Lightheadedness - dizzy
Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) (latest reports from 1,293,807 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 56,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 3,548 people (6.31%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy. They amount to 0.27% of all the 1,293,727 people who have Lightheadedness - Dizzy on eHealthMe.
Time on Neurontin when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||38.34%||22.17%||10.39%||8.78%||11.55%||7.16%||1.62% |
Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Neurontin * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||67.75%||32.25% |
Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Neurontin * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||0.00%||0.24%||0.73%||4.48%||8.09%||18.27%||28.39%||39.81% |
Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||12.00%||64.00%||24.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||12.50%||12.50%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (704 people, 19.84%)
- Depression (351 people, 9.89%)
- Hypertension (279 people, 7.86%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (270 people, 7.61%)
- Neuralgia (228 people, 6.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (650 people, 18.32%)
- Lyrica (557 people, 15.70%)
- Xanax (540 people, 15.22%)
- Ambien (519 people, 14.63%)
- Oxycontin (517 people, 14.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
Seems the lightheadedness is more prominent when I don't eat much. As Gabapentin can cause weight gain, I am trying to keep calorie count down but I notice that I feel spacey or even slightly "buzzed" when I eat less & take the Gabapentin. I currently take 600mg twice a day for Occipital Neuralgia. I attempted 600mg 3 times a day ( because my pain is not fully controlled at 2 times a day) but the higher dose made me panicked & increased anxiety to levels that made me nervous a about taking the medication since it has been linked to the cause of some suicides.
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