Gabapentin and Lactose intolerance - from FDA reports


Summary

Lactose intolerance 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 Synthroid, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 36 have Lactose intolerance. Find out below who they are, when they have Lactose intolerance and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,164 users)

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance (inability to digest lactose) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,670 Lactose intolerance patients).

On Feb, 20, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 36 people (0.04%) have Lactose Intolerance


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Lactose intolerance?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Lactose Intolerance *:

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

Gender of people who have Lactose Intolerance when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Lactose Intolerance when taking Gabapentin *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 33.33%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Pain (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Sleep Disorder (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Bone Disorder (3 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (12 people, 33.33%)
  • Revlimid (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Methotrexate (8 people, 22.22%)
  • Folic Acid (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Coumadin (5 people, 13.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (16 people, 44.44%)
  • Pain (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Depression (7 people, 19.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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