Review: could Gabapentin cause Thin bones (Osteoporosis)?
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 Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 299 have Thin bones. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin bones and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,655 Gabapentin users)
Thin bones (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain. (latest reports from 106,219 Thin bones patients)
On Mar, 20, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 286 people (0.77%) have Thin Bones.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Thin bones * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thin bones||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||80.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Thin bones when taking Gabapentin * :
|Thin bones||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.10%||8.79%||52.75%||37.36% |
Severity of Thin bones when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Thin bones||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Thin bones ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Thin bones||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (71 people, 24.83%)
- Osteoporosis (50 people, 17.48%)
- Depression (49 people, 17.13%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (48 people, 16.78%)
- Neoplasm malignant (29 people, 10.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (134 people, 46.85%)
- Aredia (117 people, 40.91%)
- Aspirin (113 people, 39.51%)
- Nexium (104 people, 36.36%)
- Neurontin (93 people, 32.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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