Review: could Neurontin cause Heart Palpitations?


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 63,576 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 864 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 65,204 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 58,984 Heart palpitations patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

63,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 864 people (1.36%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Neurontin when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 34.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.64 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 72.17 %
  • male: 27.83 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 4.13 %
  • 30-39: 12.38 %
  • 40-49: 28.45 %
  • 50-59: 28.31 %
  • 60+: 26.6 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Neurontin **:

  • least: 13.33 %
  • moderate: 60.0 %
  • severe: 20.0 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (106 people)
  • Depression (63 people)
  • Anxiety (49 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (37 people)
  • Arthritis (35 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (124 people)
  • Vioxx (121 people)
  • Ambien (119 people)
  • Vicodin (116 people)
  • Protonix (116 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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