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Review: could Neurontin cause Autism?

Summary: Autism is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Depakote, and have Convulsion.

We study 56,298 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Autism. Find out below who they are, when they have Autism and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 57,805 Neurontin users)

Autism

Autism (a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, epilepsy, convulsion, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 1,722 Autism patients)

On Apr, 6, 2015: 56,298 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Autism.

Trend of Autism in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Autism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Autism0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Autism when taking Neurontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Autism0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Autism when taking Neurontin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Autism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Complex partial seizures (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote (5 people, 71.43%)
  2. Senokot (4 people, 57.14%)
  3. Lactulose (4 people, 57.14%)
  4. Hydroxyzine hcl (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Lamotrigine (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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