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Review: could Neurontin cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain 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 Lyrica, and have Pain.
We study 56,260 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,291 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,761 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 30, 2014: 56,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 2,291 people (4.07%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Neurontin when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||23.24%||22.70%||13.51%||17.30%||12.43%||9.19%||1.62% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Neurontin * :
|Weight gain||75.16%||24.84% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Neurontin * :
|Weight gain||0.05%||0.61%||0.97%||4.45%||9.87%||24.96%||30.79%||28.29% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||52.94%||41.18%||5.88% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (417 people, 18.20%)
- Depression (338 people, 14.75%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (219 people, 9.56%)
- Anxiety (199 people, 8.69%)
- Neuralgia (198 people, 8.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (471 people, 20.56%)
- Lasix (307 people, 13.40%)
- Xanax (299 people, 13.05%)
- Lipitor (299 people, 13.05%)
- Aspirin (295 people, 12.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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