Neurontin and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 75,357 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA. Among them, 2,753 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 78,061 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

75,357 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 2,753 people (3.65%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Weight gain?

Time on Neurontin when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 25.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.29 %
  • 10+ years: 2.86 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 75.11 %
  • male: 24.89 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.6 %
  • 10-19: 1.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.51 %
  • 30-39: 9.42 %
  • 40-49: 23.7 %
  • 50-59: 30.41 %
  • 60+: 31.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (426 people, 15.47%)
  • Depression (364 people, 13.22%)
  • Neuralgia (191 people, 6.94%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (184 people, 6.68%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (184 people, 6.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (483 people, 17.54%)
  • Lasix (329 people, 11.95%)
  • Xanax (314 people, 11.41%)
  • Lipitor (293 people, 10.64%)
  • Celebrex (280 people, 10.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (568 people, 20.63%)
  • Fatigue (540 people, 19.61%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (472 people, 17.14%)
  • Drug Ineffective (431 people, 15.66%)
  • Depression (422 people, 15.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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