Review: could Gabapentin cause Lactose intolerance?
We study 36,825 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 (latest outcomes from 39,343 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Lactose intolerance (inability to digest lactose) (latest reports from 5,451 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 36,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 16 people (0.04%) have Lactose Intolerance. They amount to 0.29% of all the 5,449 people who have Lactose Intolerance on eHealthMe.
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 (2 years ago):
I did not recover in fact it got worse. Female age 84
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Noticed for the last two days a spoting of bloow on underwear. This is not heave but very light (pink nature). I have not had any pain of nor other symtoms.
From this study (1 week ago):
My muscle tone started diminishing, had changes in skin..thinner, uneven tone. weakness. heaviness in body, weight gain only around middle, fatigue, weak grip, lose balance sometimes, funny feeling in stomack and chest, panic like attacks, but it's not panic attacks all the time, swollen face and facial features and expression has changed, eyelids drooping...sight affected...feels like I'm not getting enough light to see. I haven't felt like myself in a very ,long time over 10 years. Sought answers but everyone tried to give me antidepressants to mask the symptoms. They made me feel like a space cadet but did nothing to solve the problem. I have had to struggle to raise 5 kids, help my family, take care of my elderly Mom and watch her die, and now trying to help with the grandkids all with this horrible problem. I want answers...I need help.
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