Review: could Neurontin cause Vitamin B12 Deficiency?


Summary

Vitamin b12 deficiency is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Percocet, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 74,636 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency 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)

Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin b12 deficiency has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 3,566 Vitamin b12 deficiency patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

74,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 53 people (0.07%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?

Time on Neurontin when people have Vitamin B12 Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 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 Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 64.58 %
  • male: 35.42 %

Age of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.41 %
  • 40-49: 2.7 %
  • 50-59: 51.35 %
  • 60+: 40.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Muscle Spasms (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Pain (4 people, 7.55%)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Percocet (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Synthroid (17 people, 32.08%)
  • Morphine Sulfate (17 people, 32.08%)
  • Prilosec (16 people, 30.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (25 people, 47.17%)
  • Back Pain (25 people, 47.17%)
  • Chest Pain (24 people, 45.28%)
  • Osteoarthritis (23 people, 43.40%)
  • Anaemia (22 people, 41.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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