Review: could Gabapentin cause Femur Fracture?


Summary

Femur fracture is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 49,392 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Femur fracture. Find out below who they are, when they have Femur fracture and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 49,115 users)

Femur Fracture

Femur fracture has been reported by people with fever, pain, ilium fracture, gastric ulcer, abdominal pain (latest reports from 22,806 Femur fracture patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

49,392 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 156 people (0.32%) have Femur Fracture


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Femur fracture?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Femur Fracture *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Femur Fracture when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 81.46 %
  • male: 18.54 %

Age of people who have Femur Fracture when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.61 %
  • 30-39: 2.42 %
  • 40-49: 9.68 %
  • 50-59: 41.94 %
  • 60+: 44.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (51 people)
  • Anxiety (19 people)
  • Hypertension (18 people)
  • Dyspepsia (15 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (57 people)
  • Aredia (54 people)
  • Oxycontin (48 people)
  • Neurontin (46 people)
  • Morphine (43 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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