Could Neurontin cause Autism - from FDA reports
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 76,144 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA. Among them, 8 have Autism. Find out below who they are, when they have Autism and more.
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Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 78,015 users)
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, drug exposure during pregnancy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 3,162 Autism patients).
On Nov, 27, 2016
76,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Autism
Number of reports submitted per year:
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 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%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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