Gabapentin side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Gabapentin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin. The review is based on 101,594 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 107,546 users)

On Nov, 20, 2017

101,594 people who take Gabapentin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • confusional state
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dizziness
  • drug abuse
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • amnesia
  • coma
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • balance disorder
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain
  • suicidal ideation
6 - 12 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • abdominal pain upper
  • diarrhoea
  • catatonia
  • gingival pain
  • amnesia
  • atrial septal defect
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • hypoxia
  • anticonvulsant drug level above therapeutic
  • asthenia
  • communication disorder
  • amnesia
  • confusional state
  • drug effect decreased
2 - 5 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • confusional state
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • hallucination, visual
  • coma
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • asthma
  • diabetic foot
5 - 10 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • anaemia
  • dry eye
  • tremor
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • abdominal distension
  • dizziness
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • somnolence
  • acute coronary syndrome
10+ years:
  • drug ineffective
  • bladder cancer
  • anxiety
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • amnesia
  • catatonia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • disturbance in attention
  • gastroenteritis viral
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • death
  • completed suicide
  • diarrhoea
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • dizziness
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • completed suicide
  • dizziness
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • death
  • asthenia
  • completed suicide
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • atrial septal defect
  • feeding disorder neonatal
  • acute respiratory failure
  • agitation
  • bradycardia neonatal
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • balance disorder
2-9:
  • drug ineffective
  • agitation
  • convulsion
  • osteoporosis
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • anger
  • abdominal distension
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • death
  • hallucination
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • convulsion
  • abnormal behaviour
  • cardiac arrest
  • completed suicide
  • intentional overdose
  • alopecia
  • amnesia
  • headache
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • drug abuse
  • death
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
30-39:
  • completed suicide
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • drug abuse
40-49:
  • drug ineffective
  • completed suicide
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • dizziness
  • death
  • diarrhoea
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • completed suicide
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • death
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • anxiety
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • death
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • fall
  • dyspnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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