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Review: could Gabapentin cause High blood pressure?

Summary: High blood pressure could be caused by Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 36,675 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,408 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,166 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,136,412 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 36,743 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,408 people (3.83%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.12% of all the 1,140,267 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood pressure in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure22.37%25.00%2.63%10.53%23.68%15.79%0.00%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.15%0.52%3.28%5.75%15.75%29.63%44.93%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure4.17%58.33%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%21.43%78.57%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (235 people, 16.69%)
  2. Pain (203 people, 14.42%)
  3. Depression (149 people, 10.58%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (125 people, 8.88%)
  5. Anxiety (112 people, 7.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (332 people, 23.58%)
  2. Neurontin (292 people, 20.74%)
  3. Lisinopril (250 people, 17.76%)
  4. Zometa (238 people, 16.90%)
  5. Furosemide (225 people, 15.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I have so many problems and take so many medicines I am trying to find out what works what doesn't what interacts which drugs are necessary - 2 years ago had bilateral total knee replacement -- trying to quit smoking, did quit for about a year then started up part time

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • diagnosis of fibromyalgia x 2 years ago
    diagnosis of breast cancer 3 mos ago . No longer taking estrogen progesterone Blood pressure has begun to rise approx 3 mos ago.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Noticed marked increase in blood pressure while taking the above listed medicines

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