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Review: could Gabapentin cause Hoarseness or changing voice?





Summary: Hoarseness or changing voice 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 Neurontin, and have Pain.

We study 36,957 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 185 have Hoarseness or changing voice. Find out below who they are, when they have Hoarseness or changing voice and more.

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Gabapentin

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

Hoarseness or changing voice

Hoarseness or changing voice has been reported by people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Hoarseness or changing voice 14,338 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 36,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 185 people (0.50%) have Hoarseness Or Changing Voice.

Trend of Hoarseness or changing voice in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Hoarseness or changing voice * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hoarseness or changing voice62.50%0.00%12.50%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hoarseness or changing voice when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hoarseness or changing voice0.00%0.00%0.60%1.81%3.01%9.64%17.47%67.47%

Severity of Hoarseness or changing voice when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hoarseness or changing voice0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hoarseness or changing voice ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (25 people, 13.51%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 9.73%)
  3. Muscle spasms (15 people, 8.11%)
  4. Neuralgia (13 people, 7.03%)
  5. Prostate cancer metastatic (13 people, 7.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (50 people, 27.03%)
  2. Aredia (42 people, 22.70%)
  3. Aspirin (42 people, 22.70%)
  4. Zometa (40 people, 21.62%)
  5. Prednisone (36 people, 19.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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