Review: could Neurontin cause Myasthenia gravis?
This is a review of Myasthenia gravis by studying 56,197 people who take Neurontin. We analyze: the time on Neurontin when people have Myasthenia gravis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Myasthenia gravis, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Neurontin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,656 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Neurontin include pain exacerbated, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) (latest reports from 8,334 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 56,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 42 people (0.07%) have Myasthenia Gravis. They amount to 0.51% of all the 8,314 people who have Myasthenia Gravis.
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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