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Review: could Neurontin cause Acne vulgaris (Acne)?





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 Pain.

We study 56,265 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

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 57,763 users)

Acne vulgaris

Acne vulgaris (acne- skin disease) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.(latest reports from Acne vulgaris 28,306 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 56,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 56 people (0.10%) have Acne Vulgaris.

Trend of Acne vulgaris in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Acne vulgaris * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne vulgaris33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne vulgaris0.00%0.00%2.17%0.00%17.39%36.96%23.91%19.57%

Severity of Acne vulgaris when taking Neurontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne vulgaris0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Acne vulgaris ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acne vulgaris0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (6 people, 10.71%)
  2. Hepatitis c (5 people, 8.93%)
  3. Osteoporosis (5 people, 8.93%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 7.14%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (4 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (14 people, 25.00%)
  2. Wellbutrin (13 people, 23.21%)
  3. Effexor xr (11 people, 19.64%)
  4. Aspirin (11 people, 19.64%)
  5. Prednisone (11 people, 19.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Neuropathy Peripheral, Renal Failure - Chronic, Bladder Distension, and takes Pyridoxine, Methylcobalamin, Alpha - Lipoic Acid, Gabapentin)
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