Could Gabapentin cause 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 Albuterol, and have Pain . We study 51,488 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 395 have Asthma. Find out below who they are, when they have Asthma and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,040 users)

Asthma

Asthma has been reported by people with asthma, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 123,852 Asthma patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

51,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 395 people (0.77%) have Asthma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Asthma?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Asthma *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 70.88 %
  • male: 29.12 %

Age of people who have Asthma when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.64 %
  • 10-19: 0.64 %
  • 20-29: 1.93 %
  • 30-39: 9.65 %
  • 40-49: 18.33 %
  • 50-59: 33.12 %
  • 60+: 35.69 %

Severity of Asthma **:

  • least: 42.86 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (87 people, 22.03%)
  • Zometa (85 people, 21.52%)
  • Aspirin (83 people, 21.01%)
  • Singulair (65 people, 16.46%)
  • Cymbalta (59 people, 14.94%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (48 people, 12.15%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (34 people, 8.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (32 people, 8.10%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (31 people, 7.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (30 people, 7.59%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (124 people, 31.39%)
  • Pain (120 people, 30.38%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (116 people, 29.37%)
  • Chest Pain (97 people, 24.56%)
  • Depression (91 people, 23.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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