Review: could Gabapentin cause Thin bones (Osteoporosis)?
We study 36,929 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 (latest outcomes from 39,456 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Thin bones (bones weak and more likely to break) (latest reports from 216,656 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 36,929 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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