Gabapentin and Emphysema - from FDA reports
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 . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 202 have Emphysema. Find out below who they are, when they have Emphysema and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,182 users)
Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 17,741 Emphysema patients).
On Feb, 09, 2017
83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 202 people (0.24%) have Emphysema
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 60.1 %
- male: 39.9 %
Age of people who have Emphysema when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.23 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 17.18 %
- 40-49: 4.91 %
- 50-59: 27.61 %
- 60+: 49.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (35 people, 17.33%)
- Depression (25 people, 12.38%)
- Sleep Apnea Syndrome (23 people, 11.39%)
- Nausea (19 people, 9.41%)
- Pain (17 people, 8.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (84 people, 41.58%)
- Spiriva (73 people, 36.14%)
- Albuterol (67 people, 33.17%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (59 people, 29.21%)
- Dexamethasone (53 people, 26.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (102 people, 50.50%)
- Breathing Difficulty (96 people, 47.52%)
- Stress And Anxiety (90 people, 44.55%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (85 people, 42.08%)
- Back Pain (79 people, 39.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Emphysema when taking Gabapentin?
Browse all side effects of Gabapentina b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with EmphysemaEmphysema
Could your condition cause EmphysemaEmphysema
Can you answer these questions?
I have not been officially diagnosed with anything. I have been experiencing multiple issues that may seem unrelated, but they are not in my head. I have had daily headaches for several years. I have a history of migraines, but had not had one for twelve years until recently. So this is what ...
I am a 40 year old women with primary sjrogrens syndrome and frybromialgia along with several comprised lung issues, bladder, neurological, gastrointestinal, thyroid disease, all related to my primary sjrogrens I suffer from a long stream of other symptoms as well tight spastic sore muscles, ...
I started gabapentine a month ago. I started my period 3 weeks early. I take teva birth control Ann have a period every 3 months. But 3 wks early this month. Now I'm going on2 weeks with a period. I'm worried what's going on. This was the only change i had at the time wondering if any one else ...
You may be interested in these reviews
Hi, name Robyn and I would like to introduce myself. I am a 55-year-old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia and Oedema. I first started Tegretol than a couple of years later switched to Apo-Gabapentin. It is helping with my pain but I am now suffering with a loss of sex drive. I found this group and ...
I am on dialysis. I had 2 hip surgeries and was taking Gabapentin (hereafter G), but it was making me have bad dreams and become delusional. I am 72. This morning, 2/24/17, I was 20 minutes into a 3-hour dialysis session and I had a pain in my shoulder. Occasionally (3 times a month), I take ...
I am diagnosed with major depressive disorder recurrent. I take wellbutrin for this. I am also moderately anemic. Late 2015 got a bad case of shingles. doctor ramped me up slowly on gabapentin to be prepared in case I got post herpetic neuralgia. The shingles were done in about a month, but ...
Hi everyone. I went in for a refill on tramadol, and instead he gave memethocarbomal and I've taken gabepentol for 25 years. Can someone help me to understand what's going on!!! My heart is racing, I'm full of anxiety, coughing sneezing and I hit a really good low feeling Saturday which is ...
hello i am a 26 year old female..mom of three! 2 years ago i was diagnosed with labrynthitis my husband also was diagnosed with this condition as well! we have both been prescribed gabapentin by our family doctor and have been struggling with this condition on and off for 2 years now i have been ...