Gabapentin and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure 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, 2,603 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,182 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,522 High blood pressure patients).

On Jan, 25, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 2,603 people (3.11%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause High blood pressure?

Time on Gabapentin when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 37.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.48 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.96 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 63.46 %
  • male: 36.54 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 2.6 %
  • 30-39: 6.13 %
  • 40-49: 15.77 %
  • 50-59: 29.72 %
  • 60+: 44.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (356 people, 13.68%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (277 people, 10.64%)
  • Depression (217 people, 8.34%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (198 people, 7.61%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (157 people, 6.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (300 people, 11.53%)
  • Lisinopril (292 people, 11.22%)
  • Neurontin (282 people, 10.83%)
  • Lasix (257 people, 9.87%)
  • Zometa (242 people, 9.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (620 people, 23.82%)
  • Nausea (545 people, 20.94%)
  • Fatigue (545 people, 20.94%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (505 people, 19.40%)
  • Headache (479 people, 18.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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