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Review: could Gabapentin cause Acne?
We study 36,857 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,418 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 63,101 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 36,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 58 people (0.16%) have Acne.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Acne * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Acne when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Acne when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Acne ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (10 people, 17.24%)
- Pain (9 people, 15.52%)
- Depression (6 people, 10.34%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 8.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin b-12 (19 people, 32.76%)
- Zometa (18 people, 31.03%)
- Ambien (18 people, 31.03%)
- Nexium (17 people, 29.31%)
- Prevacid (17 people, 29.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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