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Neurontin (Gabapentin) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Neurontin (Gabapentin) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (2424)
Death (85)
Life Threatening Events (16)
Disability (74)

Reports by Reaction Type

Drug Ineffective (392)Pain (305)Somnolence (157)Malaise (139)Dizziness (136)Feeling Abnormal (116)Pain in Extremity (115)Depression (102)Headache (99)Fatigue (96)Gait Disturbance (96)Nausea (93)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Neurontin (Gabapentin). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Neurontin side effects in 51 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 51 year old female, weighing 79.4 kg (174.7 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Depression, Headache, Substance Abuse

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Back Pain
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Pristiq
    Dosage: 50 mg, daily
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    Start date: 2012-08-16

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide; Meloxicam; Quetiapine Fumarate



Possible Neurontin side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 46 year old male

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Pain, Gastric Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lyrica
    Dosage: 75 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neuropathy Peripheral

Zoloft
    Dosage: 50 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Neurontin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Renal Failure, Hernia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucotrol XL
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Zoloft
    Dosage: unk



Possible Neurontin side effects in 47 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 47 year old female, weighing 49.0 kg (107.8 pounds)

Reactions: Abnormal Dreams, Burning Sensation, Thinking Abnormal, Nausea, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Insomnia, Emotional Disorder, Multiple Sclerosis, Crying

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Betaseron
    Indication: Trigeminal Neuralgia

Chantix
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Smoking Cessation Therapy

Chantix
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Chantix
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Neurontin
    Dosage: 600 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Neurontin
    Indication: Trigeminal Neuralgia

Rebif
    Dosage: 44 ug, 3x/week
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Rebif
    Indication: Trigeminal Neuralgia

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrocodone; Estradiol



Possible Neurontin side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 72.6 kg (159.7 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Drug Ineffective, Hypoaesthesia, Headache, Abdominal Pain Upper, Malaise, Road Traffic Accident, Gastrointestinal Pain, Withdrawal Syndrome, Hypertension, Muscle Spasms, Neuralgia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lyrica
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Neuralgia
    Start date: 2008-01-04

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Zegerid
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Abdominal Pain Upper



Possible Neurontin side effects in 42 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 42 year old female, weighing 58.0 kg (127.7 pounds)

Reactions: Breast Cancer, Vulval Cancer, Breast Cancer Recurrent

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Indication: Neuropathy Peripheral

Neurontin
    Dosage: 600 mg, 4x/day
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2001-01-01

Vistaril
    Dosage: 50 mg, 4x/day

Other drugs received by patient: Clonidine; Atenolol; Oxycodone; Nexium; Lidocaine; Demadex; Synthroid; Soma



Possible Neurontin side effects in 52 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 52 year old female, weighing 53.0 kg (116.6 pounds)

Reactions: Dysarthria, Weight Decreased, Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Musculoskeletal Disorder, Vision Blurred, Muscular Weakness, Cerebrovascular Accident

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin

Other drugs received by patient: Prednisone; Calan - Slow Release; Cyclosporine; Simvastatin; Edecrin



Possible Neurontin side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 56 year old female, weighing 132.0 kg (290.4 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Disorientation, Somnolence, Fatigue, Sedation, Disturbance in Attention, Sluggishness, Feeling Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor
    Dosage: unk

Gabapentin
    Dosage: 300 mg, daily
    Indication: Diabetic Neuropathy
    Start date: 2011-07-01

Gabapentin
    Dosage: 600 mg, 3x/day
    End date: 2012-03-01

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Venlafaxine HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Diabetic Neuropathy
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-05-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lantus; Victoza; Singulair; Hydrochlorothiazide; Ventolin HFA; Lotensin; Novolog; Advair Diskus 100 / 50



Possible Neurontin side effects in 59 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 59 year old female

Reactions: Diabetes Mellitus

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin



Possible Neurontin side effects in 43 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 43 year old male

Reactions: Back Pain, Neck Pain, Impaired Work Ability

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin

Other drugs received by patient: Glipizide; Pravastatin; Meloxicam; Metformin; Cymbalta



Possible Neurontin side effects in 70 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from France on 2012-08-24

Patient: 70 year old male

Reactions: Drug Interaction, Epilepsy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Prednisone
    Dosage: 10 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Prednisone
    Dosage: 8 mg, unk

Other drugs received by patient: Ramipril; Pravastatin; Aspirin; Carvedilol; Ezetimibe



Possible Neurontin side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-24

Patient: 68 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Speech Disorder, Bone Neoplasm Malignant, Circumstance or Information Capable of Leading To Medication Error, Haemorrhagic Stroke, Hemiplegia, Renal Failure Acute

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gabapentin
    Dosage: 300 mg, tid

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk



Possible Neurontin side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 55 year old female, weighing 81.6 kg (179.5 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Balance Disorder, Therapeutic Response Unexpected, Dizziness, Platelet Count Increased, White Blood Cell Count Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lyrica
    Dosage: 150 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Neuralgia

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Neuralgia

Other drugs received by patient: Ambien



Possible Neurontin side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient:

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin



Possible Neurontin side effects in 53 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 53 year old female

Reactions: Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Pain

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: unk

Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Protonix
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Neurontin side effects in 44 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 44 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Oropharyngeal Pain

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression

Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Back Pain

Premarin
    Dosage: 0.625 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hysterectomy



Possible Neurontin side effects in 43 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 43 year old female

Reactions: Breast Cancer

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin



Possible Neurontin side effects in 48 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 48 year old male, weighing 102.0 kg (224.4 pounds)

Reactions: Haematology Test Abnormal, Thrombosis, Cerebrovascular Accident, Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: 500 mg in the morning, 300 mg in noon,400 mg at night ,3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Neuropathy Peripheral

Norvasc
    Dosage: half of 5 mg tablet in the morning and another half of 5 mg tablet at night
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Pressure Abnormal

Other drugs received by patient: Coreg; Pantoprazole; Alprazolam; Aspirin; Dipyridamole; Humulin N; Amitiza; Crestor



Possible Neurontin side effects in 45 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 45 year old female, weighing 72.6 kg (159.6 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Mood Altered, Drug Ineffective, Alopecia, Dizziness, Feeling Abnormal, Blood Pressure Decreased, Lethargy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lyrica
    Dosage: 75 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Nerve Injury
    Start date: 2012-06-11
    End date: 2012-06-01

Lyrica
    Dosage: 75 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Fibromyalgia
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-07-24

Neurontin
    Indication: Fibromyalgia

Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 4x/day
    Indication: Nerve Injury
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Soma; Hydrocodone; Norco; Norco



Possible Neurontin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Spinal Disorder, Cardiac Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: 600 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Neuropathy Peripheral

Skelaxin
    Dosage: 800 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Muscle Spasms



Possible Neurontin side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Mental Impairment, Impaired Driving Ability, Disturbance in Attention

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin



Possible Neurontin side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Dermatitis Allergic, Dementia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin



Possible Neurontin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Creatinine Renal Clearance Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neuropathy Peripheral

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Neurontin
    Dosage: 600 mg, 3x/day



Possible Neurontin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Dizziness, Vertigo

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin



Possible Neurontin side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.6 pounds)

Reactions: Gastric Operation, Gastrointestinal Disorder, Throat Lesion, Gastric Disorder, General Symptom

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Antiinflammatory / Antirheumatic Products
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Aspirin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Nerve Injury
    Start date: 2002-01-01



Possible Neurontin side effects in 35 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 35 year old male

Reactions: Back Pain, Pain, Essential Hypertension, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, take 1 tablet 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Neurontin
    Dosage: 600 mg, take 1 tablet 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Advil; Lidoderm; Vasotec; Motrin; Prilosec



Possible Neurontin side effects in 59 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 59 year old female, weighing 77.1 kg (169.6 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Feeling Abnormal, Nervousness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: 500 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Tremor
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-06-01

Neurontin

Other drugs received by patient: Buspar; Lexapro



Possible Neurontin side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 65 year old male, weighing 80.3 kg (176.6 pounds)

Reactions: Impaired Driving Ability, Eye Oedema, Lacrimation Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: 600 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-07-17
    End date: 2012-08-16

Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Nerve Injury
    Start date: 2012-07-03
    End date: 2012-07-16

Other drugs received by patient: Cymbalta; Advicor



Possible Neurontin side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Pneumonia Aspiration, Drug Ineffective, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lyrica
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neuralgia

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neuralgia

Neurontin
    Indication: Burning Sensation



Possible Neurontin side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 50 year old male, weighing 99.8 kg (219.5 pounds)

Reactions: Nerve Injury, Chest Discomfort

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 6 in 1 d
    Indication: Chest Pain

Neurontin
    Indication: Nerve Injury

Protonix
    Dosage: 40 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Hiatus Hernia

Protonix
    Indication: Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Viagra
    Dosage: 100 mg, as needed
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Erectile Dysfunction

Other drugs received by patient: Diltiazem

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