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Gabapen Side Effects

Report Gabapen Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Gabapen, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Gabapen side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Gabapen.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Gabapen side effects are:
Blurred Visison (5 reports)
Effecting Balance (2 reports)
Effecting Balance And Feeling Sick (2 reports)
Pressure On My Eye (2 reports)
Feeling Sick (1 reports)
Loose Bowels (1 reports)
Pressure On My Eye And Blaurd Vision (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Gabapen side effects . You can also compare Gabapen side effects or view FDA reports.

Gabapen Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Gabapen reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Gabapen on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Neurotoxicity, Somnolence, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
on Feb 21, 2014 Female from US , 61 years of age, was treated with Gabapentine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: neurotoxicity, somnolence, diabetic ketoacidosis. Gabapentine dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Pain
Patient was taking Gabapentin. Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: pain on Feb 26, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 71 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Gabapentin dosage: Unk.

Hernia, Pulseless Electrical Activity, Vomiting, Hypoxic-ischaemic Encephalopathy, Apnoea, Oedema, Toxicity To Various Agents
Adverse event was reported on Feb 20, 2014 by a Male taking Gabapentin (gabapentin) (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CA , 23 years of age, After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: hernia, pulseless electrical activity, vomiting, hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy, apnoea, oedema, toxicity to various agents.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Nightmare, Fear
on Feb 21, 2014 Female from US , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Gabapentin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: nightmare, fear. Gabapentin dosage: 1 Capsule 2 X Daily Oral.


Neurotoxicity, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Convulsion
on Feb 24, 2014 Female from US , 61 years of age, was treated with Gabapentin. Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: neurotoxicity, diabetic ketoacidosis, convulsion. Gabapentin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Off Label Use, Weight Increased
Patient was taking Gabapentin. After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: off label use, weight increased on Feb 24, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 58 years of age, weighting 179.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Gabapentin dosage: 300 Mg, 2x/day.

Off Label Use
Adverse event was reported on Feb 24, 2014 by a Female taking Gabapentin (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 61 years of age, weighting 230.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: off label use.
Associated medications used:
  • Atenolol (Unk)
  • Zolpidem (Unk)
  • Hydrothiazide (Unk)


Pain In Extremity
on Mar 17, 2014 Male from US , 75 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Gabapentin. Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: pain in extremity. Gabapentin dosage: Unk, 3x/day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Oxycodone Hydrochloride (2 Mg, Unk)
  • Simvastatin (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Tramadol Hydrochloride (Unk)
  • Citalopram (Unk)
  • Oxybutynin Chloride (Unk)


Fatigue, Somnolence
on Feb 21, 2014 Male from US , 69 years of age, weighting 235.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Gabapentin. After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: fatigue, somnolence. Gabapentin dosage: 600 Mg, 3x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Rash
Patient was taking Gabapentin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: rash on Feb 20, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 45 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Gabapentin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Pupil Fixed
Adverse event was reported on Feb 19, 2014 by a Male taking Gabapentin (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 58 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: pupil fixed.

Neurotoxicity, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Convulsion, Somnolence, Fluid Overload, Mental Status Changes, Toxicity To Various Agents
on Feb 19, 2014 Female from US , 61 years of age, was treated with Gabapentin. After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: neurotoxicity, diabetic ketoacidosis, convulsion, somnolence, fluid overload, mental status changes, toxicity to various agents. Gabapentin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Insomnia, Disorientation
on Feb 18, 2014 Female from GB , 62 years of age, weighting 220.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Gabapentin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: insomnia, disorientation. Gabapentin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Headache, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Patient was taking Gabapentin. Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: headache, carbon monoxide poisoning on Feb 19, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Gabapentin dosage: Before Bed Increase To Two.

Hypoaesthesia, Paraesthesia, Musculoskeletal Stiffness
Adverse event was reported on Feb 19, 2014 by a Female taking Gabapentin (Dosage: 1 Pill 1st Week, 2 Pills 2nd Week, 3 Pills 3rd Week) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 60 years of age, weighting 138.0 lb, After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: hypoaesthesia, paraesthesia, musculoskeletal stiffness.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Exposure Via Ingestion, Toxicity To Various Agents, Intentional Self-injury, Completed Suicide
on Feb 12, 2014 Female from US , 39 years of age, was treated with Gabapentin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: exposure via ingestion, toxicity to various agents, intentional self-injury, completed suicide. Gabapentin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Completed Suicide, Toxicity To Various Agents, Exposure Via Ingestion
on Feb 14, 2014 Female from US , 53 years of age, was treated with Gabapentin (gabapentin). Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: completed suicide, toxicity to various agents, exposure via ingestion. Gabapentin (gabapentin) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril)
  • Metformin (metformin)
  • Mirtazapine (mirtazapine)
  • Valproate Semisodium
  • Diazepam (diazepam)
  • Bupropion (bupropion)
  • Duloxetine (duloxetine) (duloxetine)
  • Oxybutynin (oxybutynin)


Completed Suicide, Intentional Self-injury, Toxicity To Various Agents, Exposure Via Ingestion
Patient was taking Gabapentin. After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: completed suicide, intentional self-injury, toxicity to various agents, exposure via ingestion on Feb 12, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 42 years of age, . Gabapentin dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ethanol
  • Levothyroxine (levothyroxine)


Completed Suicide, Respiratory Arrest, Cardiac Arrest, Toxicity To Various Agents, Exposure Via Ingestion, Intentional Self-injury
Adverse event was reported on Feb 14, 2014 by a Female taking Gabapentin (gabapentin) (Dosage: N/A) . Location: US , 60 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: completed suicide, respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest, toxicity to various agents, exposure via ingestion, intentional self-injury.
Associated medications used:

Convulsion, Mental Status Changes, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Toxicity To Various Agents
on Feb 20, 2014 Female from US , 61 years of age, was treated with Gabapentin. Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: convulsion, mental status changes, diabetic ketoacidosis, toxicity to various agents. Gabapentin dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Lip Swelling, Vomiting, Asthenia
on Feb 20, 2014 Male from GB , 32 years of age, weighting 253.5 lb, was treated with Gabapentin. After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: lip swelling, vomiting, asthenia. Gabapentin dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Bone Disorder, Localised Infection
Patient was taking Gabapentin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: carpal tunnel syndrome, bone disorder, localised infection on Mar 17, 2014 from CA Additional patient health information: Female , 70 years of age, . Gabapentin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Clonidine
  • Orencia (1 Df= 750.?ongoing.?lot#3j75953?expiry:jul2016)
  • Vitamin D
  • Caltrate
  • Oxycocet
  • Folic Acid
  • Amitriptyline
  • Pariet


Neurotoxicity, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Adverse event was reported on Feb 19, 2014 by a Female taking Gabapentin (Dosage: N/A) . Location: US , 61 years of age, Patient felt the following Gabapen side effects: neurotoxicity, diabetic ketoacidosis. Patient was hospitalized.

Neurotoxicity, Mental Status Changes, Toxicity To Various Agents, Convulsion, Dyskinesia, Somnolence
on Feb 19, 2014 Female from US , 61 years of age, was treated with Gabapentin. After Gabapen was administered, patient encountered several Gabapen side effects: neurotoxicity, mental status changes, toxicity to various agents, convulsion, dyskinesia, somnolence. Gabapentin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Dizziness, Loss Of Consciousness, Fall
on Feb 14, 2014 Male from US , 30 years of age, was treated with Gabapentin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gabapen side effects: dizziness, loss of consciousness, fall. Gabapentin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative GABAPEN Names:FANATREX GRALISE HORIZANT NEURONTIN THERAPENTIN-60 THERAPENTIN-90

Active Ingredient: GABAPENTI

More About Gabapen

Side Effects reported to FDA: 4901

Gabapen safety alerts: 2013 2005

Reported deaths: 582

Reported hospitalizations: 1271

Neurontin (gabapentin)

Audience: Neuropsychiatric healthcare professionals, pharmacists and consumers

Pfizer Inc. and FDA notified healthcare professionals of the voluntary recall of one lot (40,000 bottles) of 100 mg capsules of its epilepsy medication, Neurontin, after a manufacturing mechanical failure resulted in some bottles containing empty or partially filled capsules. Patients taking Neurontin to control epilepsy could experience seizures from a missed dose of the product. 100 mg strength capsules from lot #15224V -- distributed in October and November, 2004 -- are included in the recall. The production lot was distributed only in the United States. No other Neurontin lots were affected.

[April 22, 2005 - Press Release - Pfizer]

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