Review: could Neurontin cause Acne vulgaris?
We study 56,230 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Acne vulgaris. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne vulgaris and more.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,716 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Acne vulgaris (acne- skin disease) (latest reports from 64,125 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 56,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 56 people (0.10%) have Acne Vulgaris. They amount to 0.09% of all the 63,315 people who have Acne Vulgaris on eHealthMe.
Time on Neurontin when people have Acne vulgaris * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acne vulgaris||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Neurontin * :
|Acne vulgaris||69.64%||30.36% |
Age of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Neurontin * :
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||0.00%||2.17%||0.00%||17.39%||36.96%||23.91%||19.57% |
Severity of Acne vulgaris when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Acne vulgaris ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (6 people, 10.71%)
- Hepatitis c (5 people, 8.93%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 8.93%)
- Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 7.14%)
- Multiple myeloma (4 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (14 people, 25.00%)
- Wellbutrin (13 people, 23.21%)
- Effexor xr (11 people, 19.64%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 19.64%)
- Prednisone (11 people, 19.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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