Review: could Gabapentin cause High blood pressure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 36,686 people who take Gabapentin. Among them, 1,408 have High blood pressure. See who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,091 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Gabapentin include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,127,874 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 34,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,311 people (3.83%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Gabapentin when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||24.29%||18.57%||2.86%||11.43%||25.71%||17.14%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.16%||0.55%||3.48%||5.22%||15.98%||29.11%||45.49% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||4.17%||58.33%||37.50%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||21.43%||78.57% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (228 people, 17.39%)
- Pain (190 people, 14.49%)
- Depression (139 people, 10.60%)
- Multiple sclerosis (122 people, 9.31%)
- Anxiety (108 people, 8.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (322 people, 24.56%)
- Neurontin (283 people, 21.59%)
- Lisinopril (240 people, 18.31%)
- Zometa (225 people, 17.16%)
- Furosemide (214 people, 16.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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