Review: could Neurontin cause Tooth Loss?


Summary

Tooth loss is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Anxiety . We study 74,636 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 390 have Tooth loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Tooth loss and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 76,477 users)

Tooth Loss

Tooth loss has been reported by people with nervousness, nightmares, rectal bleeding, breathing difficulty, cluster headache (latest reports from 6,845 Tooth loss patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

74,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 390 people (0.52%) have Tooth Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Tooth loss?

Time on Neurontin when people have Tooth Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tooth Loss when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 75.45 %
  • male: 24.55 %

Age of people who have Tooth Loss when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 3.08 %
  • 40-49: 16.62 %
  • 50-59: 37.23 %
  • 60+: 42.15 %

Severity if Tooth Loss when taking Neurontin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Tooth Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (66 people, 16.92%)
  • Breast Cancer (57 people, 14.62%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (45 people, 11.54%)
  • Osteoporosis (44 people, 11.28%)
  • Metastases To Bone (40 people, 10.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (229 people, 58.72%)
  • Aredia (163 people, 41.79%)
  • Ambien (121 people, 31.03%)
  • Protonix (109 people, 27.95%)
  • Oxycontin (105 people, 26.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (233 people, 59.74%)
  • Anxiety (229 people, 58.72%)
  • Pain (205 people, 52.56%)
  • Back Pain (174 people, 44.62%)
  • Bone Disorder (172 people, 44.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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