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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 36,957 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

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Trend of gabapentin reports

Thin bones

Thin bones (bones weak and more likely to break) (latest reports from 106,168 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

Trend of Thin bones reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 36,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 286 people (0.77%) have Thin Bones.

Trend of Thin bones in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Thin bones * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin bones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%80.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin bones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.10%8.79%52.75%37.36%

Severity of Thin bones when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Thin bones0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Thin bones ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Thin bones0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (71 people, 24.83%)
  2. Osteoporosis (50 people, 17.48%)
  3. Depression (49 people, 17.13%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (48 people, 16.78%)
  5. Neoplasm malignant (29 people, 10.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (134 people, 46.85%)
  2. Aredia (117 people, 40.91%)
  3. Aspirin (113 people, 39.51%)
  4. Nexium (104 people, 36.36%)
  5. Neurontin (93 people, 32.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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