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Gabapentin Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You may want to keep a record at home of how you feel your condition is responding to treatment. You may want to share this information with your doctor or health care professional at each visit. You should contact your doctor or health care professional if your seizures get worse or if you have any new types of seizures. Do not stop taking this medicine or any of your seizure medicines unless instructed by your doctor or health care professional. Stopping your medicine suddenly can increase your seizures or their severity.

Wear a medical identification bracelet or chain if you are taking this medicine for seizures, and carry a card that lists all your medications.

You may get drowsy, dizzy, or have blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To reduce dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol can increase drowsiness and dizziness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water will help.

The use of this medicine may increase the chance of suicidal thoughts or actions. Pay special attention to how you are responding while on this medicine. Any worsening of mood, or thoughts of suicide or dying should be reported to your health care professional right away.

Women who become pregnant while using this medicine may enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry by calling 1-888-233-2334. This registry collects information about the safety of antiepileptic drug use during pregnancy.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Clumsiness or unsteadiness

continuous, uncontrolled, back-and-forth, or rolling eye movements

More common in children

Aggressive behavior or other behavior problems

anxiety

concentration problems and change in school performance

crying

depression

false sense of well-being

hyperactivity or increase in body movements

rapidly changing moods

reacting too quickly, too emotional, or overreacting

restlessness

suspiciousness or distrust

Less common

Black, tarry stools

chest pain

chills

cough

depression, irritability, or other mood or mental changes

fever

loss of memory

pain or swelling in the arms or legs

painful or difficult urination

shortness of breath

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swollen glands

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach pain

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

clay-colored stools

coma

confusion

convulsions

dark urine

decreased urine output

diarrhea

dizziness

fast or irregular heartbeat

headache

increased thirst

itching or skin rash

joint pain

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

loss of appetite

muscle ache or pain

nausea

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

unpleasant breath odor

vomiting of blood

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Blurred vision

cold or flu-like symptoms

delusions

dementia

hoarseness

lack or loss of strength

lower back or side pain

swelling of the hands, feet, or lower legs

trembling or shaking

Less common or rare

Accidental injury

appetite increased

back pain

bloated or full feeling

body aches or pain

burning, dry, or itching eyes

change in vision

change in walking and balance

clumsiness or unsteadiness

congestion

constipation

cough producing mucus

decrease in sexual desire or ability

difficulty with breathing

dryness of the mouth or throat

earache

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

excessive tearing

eye discharge

feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheadedness

feeling of warmth or heat

flushed, dry skin

flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck

frequent urination

fruit-like breath odor

impaired vision

incoordination

increased hunger

increased sensitivity to pain

increased sensitivity to touch

increased thirst

indigestion

noise in the ears

pain, redness, rash, swelling, or bleeding where the skin is rubbed off

passing gas

redness or swelling in the ear

redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

runny nose

sneezing

sweating

tender, swollen glands in the neck

tightness in the chest

tingling in the hands and feet

trouble sleeping

trouble swallowing

trouble thinking

twitching

unexplained weight loss

voice changes

vomiting

weakness or loss of strength

weight gain

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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