Neurontin and Autism - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Autism with Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 79,799 people who have side effects when taking Neurontin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 29, 2017

79,799 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Autism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Autism?

Time on Neurontin when people have Autism *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Autism when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

Age of people who have Autism when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 85.71 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Complex Partial Seizures (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Depakote (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Lactulose (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Topiramate (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Lamotrigine (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Lexapro (1 person, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Gain Poor (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Increased Activity (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Nightmares (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Developmental Delay (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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