Gabapentin and Seizure - from FDA reports


Summary

Seizure 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 Keppra, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Seizure 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, 15, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 619 people (0.61%) have Seizure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Seizure?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Seizure *:

  • < 1 month: 34.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 24.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 67.81 %
  • male: 32.19 %

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.7 %
  • 10-19: 2.4 %
  • 20-29: 8.5 %
  • 30-39: 14.6 %
  • 40-49: 20.26 %
  • 50-59: 23.09 %
  • 60+: 27.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (124 people, 20.03%)
  • Depression (42 people, 6.79%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 6.62%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 6.14%)
  • Epilepsy (36 people, 5.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (78 people, 12.60%)
  • Vitamin D (62 people, 10.02%)
  • Ampyra (59 people, 9.53%)
  • Cymbalta (44 people, 7.11%)
  • Tecfidera (37 people, 5.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (66 people, 10.66%)
  • Memory Loss (63 people, 10.18%)
  • Fatigue (56 people, 9.05%)
  • Dizziness (56 people, 9.05%)
  • Headache (55 people, 8.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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