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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 1,215 people (1.2%) have Heart attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Heart attack?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Heart attack *:

  • < 1 month: 35.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 1.85 %

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

  • female: 48.56 %
  • male: 51.44 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 0.81 %
  • 30-39: 2.94 %
  • 40-49: 12.79 %
  • 50-59: 29.14 %
  • 60+: 53.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (123 people, 10.12%)
  • Diabetes (115 people, 9.47%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (109 people, 8.97%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (93 people, 7.65%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (90 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (196 people, 16.13%)
  • Aspirin (175 people, 14.40%)
  • Lisinopril (163 people, 13.42%)
  • Furosemide (141 people, 11.60%)
  • Simvastatin (130 people, 10.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (183 people, 15.06%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (177 people, 14.57%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (143 people, 11.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (139 people, 11.44%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (124 people, 10.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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