Neurontin and Myasthenia gravis - from FDA reports


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 Prilosec, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Myasthenia gravis with Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 79,799 people who have side effects when taking Neurontin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 28, 2017

79,799 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 41 people (0.05%) have Myasthenia gravis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Myasthenia gravis?

Time on Neurontin when people have Myasthenia gravis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 39.02 %
  • male: 60.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.43 %
  • 40-49: 2.86 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 65.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 41.46%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 9.76%)
  • Joint Pain (4 people, 9.76%)
  • Back Injury (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Metastases To Lung (1 person, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prozac (19 people, 46.34%)
  • Prilosec (19 people, 46.34%)
  • Levaquin (18 people, 43.90%)
  • Meclizine (17 people, 41.46%)
  • Aredia (17 people, 41.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (24 people, 58.54%)
  • Overdose (21 people, 51.22%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (21 people, 51.22%)
  • Anaemia (21 people, 51.22%)
  • Ventricular Extrasystoles (20 people, 48.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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