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Review: could Gabapentin cause Blood pressure increased?

Summary: Blood pressure increased could be caused by Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 36,656 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,408 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,166 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Gabapentin include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue.

Blood pressure increased

Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,154,463 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 36,743 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,408 people (3.83%) have Blood Pressure Increased. They amount to 0.12% of all the 1,140,327 people who have Blood Pressure Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood pressure increased in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Blood pressure increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood pressure increased22.37%25.00%2.63%10.53%23.68%15.79%0.00%

Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood pressure increased0.00%0.15%0.52%3.28%5.75%15.75%29.63%44.93%

Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood pressure increased4.17%58.33%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blood pressure increased0.00%21.43%78.57%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (235 people, 16.69%)
  2. Pain (203 people, 14.42%)
  3. Depression (149 people, 10.58%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (125 people, 8.88%)
  5. Anxiety (112 people, 7.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (332 people, 23.58%)
  2. Neurontin (292 people, 20.74%)
  3. Lisinopril (250 people, 17.76%)
  4. Zometa (238 people, 16.90%)
  5. Furosemide (225 people, 15.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • diagnosis of fibromyalgia x 2 years ago
    diagnosis of breast cancer 3 mos ago . No longer taking estrogen progesterone Blood pressure has begun to rise approx 3 mos ago.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Noticed marked increase in blood pressure while taking the above listed medicines

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Increase has been during several surgeries and recovery periods

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