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Review: could Gabapentin cause Vitamin d deficiency (Rickets)?

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 - 2 years, also take medication Loratadine, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Vitamin d deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin d deficiency and more.

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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,674 Gabapentin users)

Vitamin d deficiency

Vitamin d deficiency (softening of bones) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 5,488 Vitamin d deficiency patients)

On Mar, 30, 2015: 37,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 40 people (0.11%) have Vitamin D Deficiency.

Trend of Vitamin d deficiency in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Vitamin d deficiency * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vitamin d deficiency0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Gabapentin * :

Vitamin d deficiency0.00%0.00%0.00%7.50%2.50%0.00%82.50%7.50%

Severity of Vitamin d deficiency when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vitamin d deficiency0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vitamin d deficiency ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vitamin d deficiency0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol (16 people, 40.00%)
  2. Pain (14 people, 35.00%)
  3. Bone pain (13 people, 32.50%)
  4. Abdominal discomfort (13 people, 32.50%)
  5. Poor quality sleep (13 people, 32.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Loratadine (27 people, 67.50%)
  2. Aspirin (20 people, 50.00%)
  3. Neurontin (17 people, 42.50%)
  4. Byetta (17 people, 42.50%)
  5. Lasix (17 people, 42.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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