Review: could Gabapentin cause Vitamin D Deficiency?


Summary

Vitamin d deficiency is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Loratadine, and have Blood cholesterol . We study 37,076 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Vitamin d deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin d deficiency and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 38,649 users)

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin d deficiency has been reported by people with weight decreased, muscle aches, fever, rashes, breathing difficulty (latest reports from 4,382 Vitamin d deficiency patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

37,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 41 people (0.11%) have Vitamin D Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Vitamin d deficiency?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Vitamin D Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 95.12 %
  • male: 4.88 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 2.78 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 80.56 %
  • 60+: 8.33 %

Severity if Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Vitamin D Deficiency **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol (10 people)
  • Pain (8 people)
  • Poor Quality Sleep (7 people)
  • Muscle Disorder (7 people)
  • Depression (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Loratadine (21 people)
  • Neurontin (17 people)
  • Lasix (17 people)
  • Byetta (17 people)
  • Claritin (16 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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