Review: could Gabapentin cause Emphysema?
Summary: Emphysema is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 145 have Emphysema. Find out below who they are, when they have Emphysema 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)
Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression. (latest reports from 11,370 Emphysema patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 37,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 145 people (0.39%) have Emphysema.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Emphysema * :
Age of people who have Emphysema when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Emphysema when taking Gabapentin ** :
How people recovered from Emphysema ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (31 people, 21.38%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (22 people, 15.17%)
- Depression (19 people, 13.10%)
- Pain (16 people, 11.03%)
- Bone density decreased (15 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (67 people, 46.21%)
- Albuterol (63 people, 43.45%)
- Spiriva (63 people, 43.45%)
- Dexamethasone (47 people, 32.41%)
- Chantix (46 people, 31.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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