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Review: could Neurontin cause Muscle spasms?





Summary: Muscle spasms is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 56,265 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,547 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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)

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Muscle spasms 55,745 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 56,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 1,547 people (2.75%) have Muscle Spasms.

Trend of Muscle spasms in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Muscle spasms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasms27.27%14.14%4.04%12.12%23.23%19.19%0.00%

Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Neurontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%0.42%4.57%12.74%28.64%26.74%26.88%

Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Neurontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle spasms0.00%14.29%85.71%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (341 people, 22.04%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (187 people, 12.09%)
  3. Muscle spasms (165 people, 10.67%)
  4. Depression (164 people, 10.60%)
  5. Anxiety (116 people, 7.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (311 people, 20.10%)
  2. Celebrex (246 people, 15.90%)
  3. Ambien (245 people, 15.84%)
  4. Prilosec (236 people, 15.26%)
  5. Aspirin (230 people, 14.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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