Review: could Gabapentin cause Acne?
Summary: Acne is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin b-12, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 33,138 Acne patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 37,067 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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