Review: could Neurontin cause Drug Screen False Positive?


Drug screen false positive is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lyrica, and have Procedural pain . We study 76,117 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 77,969 users)

Drug Screen False Positive

Drug screen false positive has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, pain (latest reports from 1,843 Drug screen false positive patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

76,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 53 people (0.07%) have Drug Screen False Positive

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Drug screen false positive?

Time on Neurontin when people have Drug Screen False Positive *:

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

Gender of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 54 %
  • male: 46 %

Age of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 14.71 %
  • 40-49: 52.94 %
  • 50-59: 8.82 %
  • 60+: 17.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Procedural Pain (13 people, 24.53%)
  • Partial Seizures (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Pain In Extremity (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Pain (5 people, 9.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Lyrica (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Lovastatin (14 people, 26.42%)
  • Spironolactone (13 people, 24.53%)
  • Paxil (13 people, 24.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Panic Attack (17 people, 32.08%)
  • Depression (16 people, 30.19%)
  • Drug Ineffective (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Fall (14 people, 26.42%)
  • Abdominal Distension (13 people, 24.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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