Gabapentin and Vitamin b12 deficiency - from FDA reports


Vitamin b12 deficiency is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Synthroid, and have Osteoporosis . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 37 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency and more.

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin b12 deficiency has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 3,692 Vitamin b12 deficiency patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 37 people (0.04%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?

Gender of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 80.56 %
  • male: 19.44 %

Age of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.41 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 14.81 %
  • 50-59: 3.7 %
  • 60+: 70.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 24.32%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Indigestion (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Hypothyroidism (8 people, 21.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (12 people, 32.43%)
  • Paxil (10 people, 27.03%)
  • Lisinopril (10 people, 27.03%)
  • Aciphex (10 people, 27.03%)
  • Fosamax (9 people, 24.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteoarthritis (15 people, 40.54%)
  • Joint Pain (14 people, 37.84%)
  • Fall (14 people, 37.84%)
  • Diarrhea (14 people, 37.84%)
  • Depression (14 people, 37.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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