Review: could Neurontin cause Tooth loss?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 56,197 people who take Neurontin. Among them, 324 have Tooth loss. See who they are, when they have Tooth loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,656 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain, neuralgia. Commonly reported side effects of Neurontin include pain exacerbated, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Tooth loss (latest reports from 52,083 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, metastases to bone, breast cancer, pain, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 5, 2014: 54,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 324 people (0.60%) have Tooth Loss.
Time on Neurontin when people have Tooth loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tooth loss||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||33.33%||44.44%||11.11%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Tooth loss when taking Neurontin * :
|Tooth loss||71.84%||28.16% |
Age of people who have Tooth loss when taking Neurontin * :
|Tooth loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.32%||2.24%||18.59%||39.74%||39.10% |
Severity of Tooth loss when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Tooth loss||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Tooth loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Tooth loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (57 people, 17.59%)
- Anxiety (56 people, 17.28%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (40 people, 12.35%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (39 people, 12.04%)
- Osteoporosis (37 people, 11.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (208 people, 64.20%)
- Aredia (149 people, 45.99%)
- Ambien (118 people, 36.42%)
- Oxycontin (115 people, 35.49%)
- Flexeril (111 people, 34.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Have had 6 teeth snap off near the gum line in the lat year, and have one loose about to come out. Dentist says symptom is severe caries most likely from medicine taken
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Severe tooth damage, decay at gumline have lost 8 teeth in 2yrs time. Started neurontin at high doses in 2009/2010 its is now end 2012 and I have lost 8 teeth with all the rest to go. Literally.
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