Review: could Neurontin cause Myasthenia gravis?
Summary: Myasthenia gravis could be caused by Neurontin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Prozac, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 56,199 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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On Apr, 12, 2014: 56,222 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 42 people (0.07%) have Myasthenia Gravis. They amount to 0.49% of all the 8,655 people who have Myasthenia Gravis on eHealthMe.
Time on Neurontin when people have Myasthenia gravis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Myasthenia gravis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Neurontin * :
|Myasthenia gravis||35.71%||64.29% |
Age of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Neurontin * :
|Myasthenia gravis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||2.78%||16.67%||69.44% |
Severity of Myasthenia gravis when taking Neurontin ** :
How people recovered from Myasthenia gravis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (16 people, 38.10%)
- Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 9.52%)
- Arthralgia (4 people, 9.52%)
- Back injury (2 people, 4.76%)
- Myasthenia gravis (2 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prozac (18 people, 42.86%)
- Prilosec (18 people, 42.86%)
- Nexium (17 people, 40.48%)
- Levaquin (17 people, 40.48%)
- Mirapex (16 people, 38.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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