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 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Lactose intolerance. Find out below who they are, when they have Lactose intolerance and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Lactose intolerance (inability to digest lactose) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 1,010 Lactose intolerance patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 16 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, 25.00%)
- Bone disorder (3 people, 18.75%)
- Pain (3 people, 18.75%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 12.50%)
- Multiple myeloma (1 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (8 people, 50.00%)
- Synthroid (7 people, 43.75%)
- Folic acid (4 people, 25.00%)
- Prevacid (4 people, 25.00%)
- Coumadin (4 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Evelyn (3 years ago):
I did not recover in fact it got worse. Female age 84
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