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Gabapentin

Popular Brands: : Neurontin, Gabapentin, Gralise, Novo-gabapentin, Apo-gabapentin
Official FDA Reports426,116
Social Media Events7,689
Total Posts6,401
Avg. Review Score3.34/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Gabapentin
Manufacturers
  • Actavis Elizabeth Llc
  • Depomed Inc
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Ltd

  This report is for all products sharing this active ingredient. For more details, please use our Workbench for research on individual brands like Neurontin.

* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Gabapentin Side Effects

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FAERS
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Side Effect On Drug
Label
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Alarm
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Alarm

* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Gabapentin

Amnesia

short-term memory loss pros> Gabapentin's side effects deters use. Gabapentin (generic for Neurontin) can be used for nerve pain, commonly referred to as neuropathy. Neuropathy c...


Source: neurontin-gabapentin-review-454b0

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Dizziness

dizziness , drowsiness helps relieve pain, covered by insurance, sleep better Neurontin has made me life less painful!!! Neurontin (Generic Name ~ Gabapentin) Two years ago, I...


Source: neurontin-gabapentin-review-15231

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Constipation

... common side effects of Neurontin are dizziness and drowsiness. Some patients may experience nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, lack of coordination, dry mouth, diarrhea, constipation , weight gain, and ...


Source: neurontin-gabapentin-review-15231

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By onlinegenericpi in twitter.com on July 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By maddiesgram in mdjunction.com on July 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Hi Howard,Again, how interesting that Gabapentin isn't metabolized by the human body! I didn't know that was possible! I have a question which is simply since Lyrica is so often said to be very simi...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Posted By Lacci in twitter.com on July 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Well, I'm on my latest psych drug. Come on Gabapentin! For God's sake let this one work. :(

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By nicki__89 in twitter.com on July 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am

unfortunately it didn't work for me. Gabapentin has been the most successful...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By cherielyn1 in twitter.com on July 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am

On hold since 9 am new problem now my insurance has decided not to pay for a lifemed neurontin. I'm out Really?...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Additional Drug Information


* Warning: The facts and figures contained in these reports are accurate to the best of our capability; however, our metrics are only meant to augment your medical knowledge, and should never be used as the sole basis for selecting a new medication. As with any medical decision, be sure to work with your doctor to ensure the best choices are made for your condition.

* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.