Gabapentin and Postoperative wound complication - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Postoperative wound complication is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Gabapentin and have Postoperative wound complication. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 264,649 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Oct, 05, 2022

264,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 50 people (0.02%) have Postoperative wound complication.


What is Gabapentin?

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. eHealthMe is studying from 273,137 Gabapentin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Postoperative wound complication?

Postoperative wound complication is found to be associated with 587 drugs and 271 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Gabapentin and Postoperative wound complication reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Postoperative wound complication?

Gender of people who have Postoperative wound complication when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 45.83 %
  • male: 54.17 %

Age of people who have Postoperative wound complication when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.56 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.82 %
  • 50-59: 35.9 %
  • 60+: 48.72 %

Common drugs people take besides Gabapentin *:

  1. Oxycontin: 12 people, 24.00%
  2. Flomax: 11 people, 22.00%
  3. Klonopin: 10 people, 20.00%
  4. Arthrotec: 10 people, 20.00%
  5. Ativan: 9 people, 18.00%
  6. Humira: 9 people, 18.00%
  7. Decadron: 9 people, 18.00%
  8. Revlimid: 9 people, 18.00%
  9. Carafate: 9 people, 18.00%
  10. Zometa: 9 people, 18.00%

Common side effects people have besides Postoperative wound complication *:

  1. Fall: 16 people, 32.00%
  2. Weakness: 16 people, 32.00%
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 14 people, 28.00%
  4. Kidney Stones: 14 people, 28.00%
  5. Joint Pain: 13 people, 26.00%
  6. Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection): 13 people, 26.00%
  7. Back Pain: 13 people, 26.00%
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 12 people, 24.00%
  9. Anaemia (lack of blood): 11 people, 22.00%
  10. Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion): 11 people, 22.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 11 people, 22.00%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 9 people, 18.00%
  3. Depression: 7 people, 14.00%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 7 people, 14.00%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 6 people, 12.00%
  6. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 5 people, 10.00%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol: 4 people, 8.00%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 4 people, 8.00%
  9. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 4 people, 8.00%
  10. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 4 people, 8.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Gabapentin and have Postoperative wound complication?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on gabapentin (the active ingredients of Gabapentin) and Gabapentin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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