Gabapentin and Chest pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Chest pain 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 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 2,510 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,164 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 195,952 Chest pain patients).

On Jan, 19, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 2,510 people (3.0%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Chest pain?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 48.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.73 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.36 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 63.39 %
  • male: 36.61 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 3.06 %
  • 30-39: 8.51 %
  • 40-49: 20.56 %
  • 50-59: 28.0 %
  • 60+: 39.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (269 people, 10.72%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (236 people, 9.40%)
  • Depression (207 people, 8.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (205 people, 8.17%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (165 people, 6.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (351 people, 13.98%)
  • Lisinopril (273 people, 10.88%)
  • Lasix (270 people, 10.76%)
  • Zometa (250 people, 9.96%)
  • Plavix (238 people, 9.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (826 people, 32.91%)
  • Nausea (551 people, 21.95%)
  • Pain (517 people, 20.60%)
  • Fatigue (488 people, 19.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (452 people, 18.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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