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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 36,957 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Gabapentin and have Emphysema >>>

Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)

Emphysema

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 Emphysema 11,357 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 36,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 145 people (0.39%) have Emphysema.

Trend of Emphysema in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Emphysema * :

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Age of people who have Emphysema when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Emphysema0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.95%4.92%24.59%47.54%

Severity of Emphysema when taking Gabapentin ** :

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How people recovered from Emphysema ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (31 people, 21.38%)
  2. Sleep apnoea syndrome (22 people, 15.17%)
  3. Depression (19 people, 13.10%)
  4. Pain (16 people, 11.03%)
  5. Bone density decreased (15 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (67 people, 46.21%)
  2. Albuterol (63 people, 43.45%)
  3. Spiriva (63 people, 43.45%)
  4. Dexamethasone (47 people, 32.41%)
  5. Chantix (46 people, 31.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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