Gabapentin and Heart attack - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart attack is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Plavix, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,154 people (1.21%) have Heart Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Heart attack?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 33.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.66 %
  • 10+ years: 1.89 %

Gender of people who have Heart Attack when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 48.97 %
  • male: 51.03 %

Age of people who have Heart Attack when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 2.79 %
  • 40-49: 13.4 %
  • 50-59: 29.58 %
  • 60+: 52.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (150 people, 13.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (118 people, 10.23%)
  • Diabetes (108 people, 9.36%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (103 people, 8.93%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (91 people, 7.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (191 people, 16.55%)
  • Aspirin (175 people, 15.16%)
  • Lisinopril (163 people, 14.12%)
  • Furosemide (141 people, 12.22%)
  • Simvastatin (130 people, 11.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (180 people, 15.60%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (172 people, 14.90%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (141 people, 12.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (130 people, 11.27%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (121 people, 10.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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