Review: could Gabapentin cause Lactose intolerance?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 36,686 people who take Gabapentin. Among them, 16 have Lactose intolerance. See who they are, when they have Lactose intolerance and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,091 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Gabapentin include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Lactose intolerance (inability to digest lactose) (latest reports from 5,230 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, high blood pressure, depression.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 34,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 14 people (0.04%) have Lactose Intolerance.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Lactose intolerance * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lactose intolerance||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Lactose intolerance when taking Gabapentin * :
|Lactose intolerance||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||8.33%||75.00% |
Severity of Lactose intolerance when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lactose intolerance||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lactose intolerance ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lactose intolerance||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pulmonary hypertension (4 people, 28.57%)
- Bone disorder (3 people, 21.43%)
- Pain (3 people, 21.43%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 14.29%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (8 people, 57.14%)
- Synthroid (6 people, 42.86%)
- Lanoxin (4 people, 28.57%)
- Prevacid (4 people, 28.57%)
- Cialis (4 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Evelyn (2 years ago):
I did not recover in fact it got worse. Female age 84
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