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 Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Thin bones with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 623 people (0.61%) 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: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 57.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 74.92 %
  • male: 25.08 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 1.4 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 1.4 %
  • 30-39: 3.81 %
  • 40-49: 14.23 %
  • 50-59: 40.08 %
  • 60+: 37.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (166 people, 26.65%)
  • Depression (89 people, 14.29%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (83 people, 13.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (63 people, 10.11%)
  • Indigestion (50 people, 8.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (252 people, 40.45%)
  • Zometa (163 people, 26.16%)
  • Prilosec (134 people, 21.51%)
  • Aredia (131 people, 21.03%)
  • Aspirin (125 people, 20.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (230 people, 36.92%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (203 people, 32.58%)
  • Fall (202 people, 32.42%)
  • Osteoarthritis (172 people, 27.61%)
  • Bone Disorder (159 people, 25.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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