Gabapentin and Sleepiness - from FDA reports
Sleepiness 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 Lyrica, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness 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 Jan, 18, 2018
101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3,226 people (3.18%) have Sleepiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Sleepiness *:
- < 1 month: 54.13 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.3 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.81 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.45 %
- 10+ years: 0.31 %
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 64.28 %
- male: 35.72 %
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.41 %
- 10-19: 1.22 %
- 20-29: 3.49 %
- 30-39: 8.8 %
- 40-49: 16.86 %
- 50-59: 23.59 %
- 60+: 45.64 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (241 people, 7.47%)
- High Blood Pressure (226 people, 7.01%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (210 people, 6.51%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (195 people, 6.04%)
- Narcolepsy (178 people, 5.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (267 people, 8.28%)
- Cymbalta (249 people, 7.72%)
- Xyrem (198 people, 6.14%)
- Neurontin (170 people, 5.27%)
- Lipitor (142 people, 4.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (854 people, 26.47%)
- Dizziness (492 people, 15.25%)
- Drug Ineffective (444 people, 13.76%)
- Weakness (403 people, 12.49%)
- Nausea (353 people, 10.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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