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 Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 3,139 people (3.09%) 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: 38.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.64 %
  • 10+ years: 6.38 %

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

  • female: 63.19 %
  • male: 36.81 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.49 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 2.5 %
  • 30-39: 5.89 %
  • 40-49: 15.75 %
  • 50-59: 29.54 %
  • 60+: 45.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (318 people, 10.13%)
  • Depression (245 people, 7.81%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (224 people, 7.14%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (178 people, 5.67%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (178 people, 5.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (300 people, 9.56%)
  • Neurontin (296 people, 9.43%)
  • Lisinopril (295 people, 9.40%)
  • Lasix (293 people, 9.33%)
  • Cymbalta (252 people, 8.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (620 people, 19.75%)
  • Nausea (615 people, 19.59%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (557 people, 17.74%)
  • Headache (554 people, 17.65%)
  • Weakness (504 people, 16.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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