Gabapentin and Asthma - from FDA reports


Summary

Asthma is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Singulair, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Asthma with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 83,679 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 08, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 582 people (0.7%) have Asthma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Asthma?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Asthma *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 75.13 %
  • male: 24.87 %

Age of people who have Asthma when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 2.5 %
  • 30-39: 8.86 %
  • 40-49: 16.36 %
  • 50-59: 33.64 %
  • 60+: 36.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (74 people, 12.71%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (54 people, 9.28%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (42 people, 7.22%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (41 people, 7.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (39 people, 6.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (98 people, 16.84%)
  • Zometa (91 people, 15.64%)
  • Albuterol (86 people, 14.78%)
  • Aspirin (84 people, 14.43%)
  • Cymbalta (70 people, 12.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (166 people, 28.52%)
  • Pain (135 people, 23.20%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (134 people, 23.02%)
  • Chest Pain (112 people, 19.24%)
  • Fatigue (107 people, 18.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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