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Review: could Gabapentin cause Heart attack?
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 Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 36,929 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 598 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,482 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Heart attack (latest reports from 632,076 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 598 people (1.62%) have Heart Attack.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Heart attack * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart attack||42.86%||35.71%||10.71%||7.14%||3.57%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Gabapentin * :
|Heart attack||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.95%||3.61%||13.85%||32.26%||49.34% |
Severity of Heart attack when taking Gabapentin ** :
How people recovered from Heart attack ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (74 people, 12.37%)
- Diabetes mellitus (62 people, 10.37%)
- Multiple myeloma (62 people, 10.37%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (57 people, 9.53%)
- Hypertension (54 people, 9.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (178 people, 29.77%)
- Furosemide (140 people, 23.41%)
- Lisinopril (139 people, 23.24%)
- Plavix (126 people, 21.07%)
- Simvastatin (117 people, 19.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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