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Review: could Neurontin cause Myasthenia gravis?

We study 56,246 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Myasthenia gravis. Find out below who they are, when they have Myasthenia gravis and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,735 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) (latest reports from 8,737 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 56,243 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 42 people (0.07%) have Myasthenia Gravis. They amount to 0.48% of all the 8,736 people who have Myasthenia Gravis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Myasthenia gravis in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Myasthenia gravis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myasthenia gravis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Neurontin * :

FemaleMale
Myasthenia gravis35.71%64.29%

Age of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Neurontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myasthenia gravis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%2.78%16.67%69.44%

Severity of Myasthenia gravis when taking Neurontin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Myasthenia gravis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (16 people, 38.10%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 9.52%)
  3. Arthralgia (4 people, 9.52%)
  4. Back injury (2 people, 4.76%)
  5. Myasthenia gravis (2 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prozac (18 people, 42.86%)
  2. Prilosec (18 people, 42.86%)
  3. Nexium (17 people, 40.48%)
  4. Levaquin (17 people, 40.48%)
  5. Mirapex (16 people, 38.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Need seroquel for panic/anxiety/depression/bipolar, but it seems to bring significant nasal congestion. Can't fight it w/Afrin for more than a couple days or risk rebound nasal congestion although Afrin does bring relief. Using Sudafed PE with mixed results and often need Afrin to breathe through my nose. Often have feeling of diffculty swallowing although a recent endoscopy did notfind anything physical. Panic/anxiety most often in the evening/night which are moretolerable when I stand-up and move around. Coping with anxiety and swallowing issues at night often result in little sleep on many nights per week.

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    tunafilet on Aug, 3, 2014:

    Female, 70 yrs old. Taking Welbutrin and Lexapro. Cannot fall or stay asleep at night even after taking many different sleep aids. Severe nasal congestion (snorting) adds to the problem. Seems to start up after trying to sleep for a few hours and does not stop. Anyone else?

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Didnt have this till started taking gabapentin

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