Review: could Gabapentin cause High blood pressure?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 37,067 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,400 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 329,841 High blood pressure patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,400 people (3.78%) 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||20.27%||25.68%||2.70%||10.81%||24.32%||16.22%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.15%||0.53%||3.31%||5.71%||15.86%||29.32%||45.11% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||4.35%||65.22%||30.43%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||30.77%||69.23% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (234 people, 16.71%)
- Pain (202 people, 14.43%)
- Depression (147 people, 10.50%)
- Multiple sclerosis (125 people, 8.93%)
- Anxiety (112 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (329 people, 23.50%)
- Neurontin (289 people, 20.64%)
- Lisinopril (249 people, 17.79%)
- Zometa (237 people, 16.93%)
- Furosemide (225 people, 16.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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