Gabapentin and Emphysema - from FDA reports


Summary

Emphysema is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Emphysema with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 217 people (0.21%) have Emphysema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Emphysema?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Emphysema *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Emphysema when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 61.97 %
  • male: 38.03 %

Age of people who have Emphysema when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 15.91 %
  • 40-49: 5.68 %
  • 50-59: 28.41 %
  • 60+: 48.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (35 people, 16.13%)
  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome (23 people, 10.60%)
  • Nausea (19 people, 8.76%)
  • Bone Density Decreased (15 people, 6.91%)
  • Oedema (13 people, 5.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (84 people, 38.71%)
  • Spiriva (76 people, 35.02%)
  • Albuterol (67 people, 30.88%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (59 people, 27.19%)
  • Dexamethasone (53 people, 24.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (97 people, 44.70%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (87 people, 40.09%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (80 people, 36.87%)
  • Joint Pain (77 people, 35.48%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (74 people, 34.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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