Review: could Gabapentin cause Lactose Intolerance?


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 - 2 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Pulmonary hypertension . We study 51,423 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 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 pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 83,499 users)

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance (inability to digest lactose) has been reported by people with weight decreased, drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 1,602 Lactose intolerance patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

51,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 19 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: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

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

  • female: 73.68 %
  • male: 26.32 %

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: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 60.0 %

Severity if Lactose Intolerance when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Lactose Intolerance **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Pain (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Bone Disorder (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Fibromyalgia (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Methotrexate (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Prevacid (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Folic Acid (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Clinoril (4 people, 21.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Diarrhoea (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Depression (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (5 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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