Review: could Neurontin cause Myasthenia gravis?
Summary: Myasthenia gravis is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prozac, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 56,293 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 has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 57,794 Neurontin users)
Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,876 Myasthenia gravis patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 56,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 42 people (0.07%) 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% |
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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