Gabapentin and Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 170 people (0.17%) have Acne


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Could Gabapentin cause Acne?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 71.08 %
  • male: 28.92 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.81 %
  • 20-29: 8.06 %
  • 30-39: 12.1 %
  • 40-49: 17.74 %
  • 50-59: 31.45 %
  • 60+: 29.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (15 people, 8.82%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (14 people, 8.24%)
  • Depression (14 people, 8.24%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 7.65%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 6.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (24 people, 14.12%)
  • Prilosec (22 people, 12.94%)
  • Prevacid (22 people, 12.94%)
  • Zometa (21 people, 12.35%)
  • Protonix (21 people, 12.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (53 people, 31.18%)
  • Rashes (45 people, 26.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 21.76%)
  • Weakness (36 people, 21.18%)
  • Nausea (35 people, 20.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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