Review: could Gabapentin cause Blood Pressure Increased?


Summary

Blood pressure increased is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 49,394 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,730 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 49,115 users)

Blood Pressure Increased

Blood pressure increased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 369,739 Blood pressure increased patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

49,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,730 people (3.5%) have Blood Pressure Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Blood pressure increased?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Blood Pressure Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 24.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.44 %
  • 10+ years: 2.33 %

Gender of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 60.95 %
  • male: 39.05 %

Age of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 2.83 %
  • 30-39: 6.29 %
  • 40-49: 16.97 %
  • 50-59: 30.13 %
  • 60+: 42.93 %

Severity if Blood Pressure Increased when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 3.45 %
  • moderate: 72.41 %
  • severe: 24.14 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Blood Pressure Increased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 45 %
  • not yet: 55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (217 people)
  • Hypertension (198 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (156 people)
  • Depression (153 people)
  • Anxiety (102 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (289 people)
  • Lisinopril (281 people)
  • Neurontin (248 people)
  • Zometa (228 people)
  • Omeprazole (218 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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