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Review: could Neurontin cause Myasthenia gravis?

We study 56,255 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 57,748 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) (latest reports from 8,756 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 56,246 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 42 people (0.07%) have Myasthenia Gravis.

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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