Review: could Neurontin cause Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome?
We study 56,246 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and more.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,735 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (a sleep disorder that involves cessation or significant decrease in airflow in the presence of breathing effort) (latest reports from 637 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, generalized anxiety disorder, insomnia.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 56,241 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. They amount to 0.16% of all the 636 people who have Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Neurontin when people have Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome when taking Neurontin * :
|Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome when taking Neurontin * :
|Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercholesterolemia (1 people, 100.00%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (1 people, 100.00%)
- Back pain (1 people, 100.00%)
- Stuffy nose (1 people, 100.00%)
- Adhd (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 100.00%)
- Vytorin (1 people, 100.00%)
- Fish oil (1 people, 100.00%)
- Acetaminophen (1 people, 100.00%)
- Naproxen sodium (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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