Review: could Gabapentin cause Gynecomastia?


Summary

Gynecomastia is reported only by a few people who take Gabapentin. We study 37,321 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Gynecomastia. Find out below who they are, when they have Gynecomastia and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 38,775 users)

Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast) has been reported by people with drowsiness, acne, breast lump (latest reports from 76 Gynecomastia patients).

On Jul, 19, 2016

37,321 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Gynecomastia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Gynecomastia?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Gynecomastia *:

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

Gender of people who have Gynecomastia when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Gynecomastia when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Gynecomastia when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Gynecomastia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (2 people)
  • Pain Management (1 person)
  • Pain - Joints (1 person)
  • Insomnia (1 person)
  • Bipolar Ii Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin (1 person)
  • Sertraline Hydrochloride (1 person)
  • Lamotrigine (1 person)
  • Kenalog (1 person)
  • Ambien (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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