Gabapentin and Bad breath - from FDA reports


Bad breath is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Neurontin, and have Prostate cancer metastatic. This review analyzes which people have Bad breath with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 67 people (0.07%) have Bad Breath

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Bad breath?

Gender of people who have Bad Breath when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 53.03 %
  • male: 46.97 %

Age of people who have Bad Breath when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.59 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 20.63 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (15 people, 22.39%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 17.91%)
  • Depression (2 people, 2.99%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2 people, 2.99%)
  • Arthritis (1 person, 1.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (52 people, 77.61%)
  • Coumadin (48 people, 71.64%)
  • Aredia (42 people, 62.69%)
  • Lasix (38 people, 56.72%)
  • Zocor (36 people, 53.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (47 people, 70.15%)
  • Anaemia (45 people, 67.16%)
  • Bone Disorder (42 people, 62.69%)
  • Osteomyelitis (38 people, 56.72%)
  • Back Pain (36 people, 53.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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