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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 Hypertension.
We study 36,929 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,409 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,482 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,152,135 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,409 people (3.82%) 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||22.08%||24.68%||2.60%||10.39%||24.68%||15.58%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.15%||0.52%||3.28%||5.74%||15.73%||29.60%||44.97% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||4.00%||60.00%||36.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||26.67%||73.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (235 people, 16.68%)
- Pain (204 people, 14.48%)
- Depression (150 people, 10.65%)
- Multiple sclerosis (125 people, 8.87%)
- Anxiety (112 people, 7.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (332 people, 23.56%)
- Neurontin (292 people, 20.72%)
- Lisinopril (251 people, 17.81%)
- Zometa (238 people, 16.89%)
- Furosemide (225 people, 15.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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