Gabapentin and Thin bones - from FDA reports


Summary

Thin bones is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 560 have Thin bones. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin bones 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)

Thin Bones

Thin bones has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 172,617 Thin bones patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 560 people (0.67%) have Thin Bones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Thin bones?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Thin Bones *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thin Bones when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 75.05 %
  • male: 24.95 %

Age of people who have Thin Bones when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.3 %
  • 20-29: 1.52 %
  • 30-39: 4.13 %
  • 40-49: 13.7 %
  • 50-59: 41.09 %
  • 60+: 38.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (159 people, 28.39%)
  • Pain (137 people, 24.46%)
  • Depression (85 people, 15.18%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (76 people, 13.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (58 people, 10.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (249 people, 44.46%)
  • Zometa (162 people, 28.93%)
  • Aredia (131 people, 23.39%)
  • Prilosec (130 people, 23.21%)
  • Aspirin (125 people, 22.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (227 people, 40.54%)
  • Pain (209 people, 37.32%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (195 people, 34.82%)
  • Fall (194 people, 34.64%)
  • Osteoarthritis (164 people, 29.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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