Review: could Neurontin cause Tooth Loss?


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 63,576 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 370 have Tooth loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Tooth loss and more.

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Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 65,204 users)

Tooth Loss

Tooth loss has been reported by people with vaginal discharge, back pain, high blood pressure, breathing difficulty (latest reports from 5,791 Tooth loss patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

63,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 370 people (0.58%) 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: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 35.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 75.88 %
  • male: 24.12 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 3.22 %
  • 40-49: 16.08 %
  • 50-59: 37.3 %
  • 60+: 42.44 %

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 (64 people)
  • Breast Cancer (56 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (45 people)
  • Osteoporosis (42 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (38 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (223 people)
  • Aredia (159 people)
  • Ambien (116 people)
  • Protonix (107 people)
  • Oxycontin (102 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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