Gabapentin and Fatigue - from FDA reports


Summary

Fatigue is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 18, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 6,960 people (6.85%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Fatigue?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 52.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.02 %
  • 10+ years: 0.67 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 65.12 %
  • male: 34.88 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.83 %
  • 20-29: 2.31 %
  • 30-39: 8.6 %
  • 40-49: 14.58 %
  • 50-59: 27.41 %
  • 60+: 45.99 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (936 people, 13.45%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (514 people, 7.39%)
  • Depression (454 people, 6.52%)
  • High Blood Pressure (425 people, 6.11%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (395 people, 5.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (551 people, 7.92%)
  • Vitamin D (499 people, 7.17%)
  • Zometa (470 people, 6.75%)
  • Aspirin (418 people, 6.01%)
  • Neurontin (417 people, 5.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (1,617 people, 23.23%)
  • Nausea (1,427 people, 20.50%)
  • Headache (1,197 people, 17.20%)
  • Dizziness (1,161 people, 16.68%)
  • Diarrhea (1,056 people, 15.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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