Review: could Neurontin cause Acne Vulgaris?


Summary

Acne vulgaris is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Depression . We study 63,576 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Acne vulgaris. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne vulgaris and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 65,204 users)

Acne Vulgaris

Acne vulgaris (acne- skin disease) has been reported by people with ulcerative colitis, pain, crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, emotional distress (latest reports from 35,079 Acne vulgaris patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

63,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 72 people (0.11%) have Acne Vulgaris


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Acne vulgaris?

Time on Neurontin when people have Acne Vulgaris *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 83.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne Vulgaris when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Acne Vulgaris when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.75 %
  • 20-29: 1.75 %
  • 30-39: 17.54 %
  • 40-49: 35.09 %
  • 50-59: 24.56 %
  • 60+: 19.3 %

Severity if Acne Vulgaris when taking Neurontin **:

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

How people recovered from Acne Vulgaris **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people)
  • Depression (7 people)
  • Pain (6 people)
  • Osteoporosis (5 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gabapentin (16 people)
  • Wellbutrin (15 people)
  • Prednisone (14 people)
  • Lyrica (13 people)
  • Furosemide (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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