Review: could Neurontin cause Heart palpitations?
Summary: Heart palpitations could be caused by Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ambien, and have Pain.
We study 56,199 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 816 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,679 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,885 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 56,222 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 816 people (1.45%) have Heart Palpitations. They amount to 0.26% of all the 310,627 people who have Heart Palpitations on eHealthMe.
Time on Neurontin when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||31.82%||13.64%||0.00%||13.64%||15.91%||15.91%||9.09% |
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Neurontin * :
|Heart palpitations||72.10%||27.90% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Neurontin * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||0.14%||6.50%||13.28%||27.52%||28.35%||24.20% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||15.38%||53.85%||23.08%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (119 people, 14.58%)
- Anxiety (67 people, 8.21%)
- Depression (58 people, 7.11%)
- Bipolar disorder (51 people, 6.25%)
- Neuralgia (41 people, 5.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (137 people, 16.79%)
- Aspirin (130 people, 15.93%)
- Klonopin (129 people, 15.81%)
- Vioxx (121 people, 14.83%)
- Protonix (119 people, 14.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Neurontin (gabapentin) is often used for neuralgia. Find out below the conditions Neurontin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
This person has been on Neurontin for over 10 years, she swears by it and is well aware of all the sided effects, but is not convienced it is coming from medication.
From this study (5 months ago):
Stopped gabapentin after ran out and needed another prescription, restarted and felt palpitations two hours after restarting usual dose, have been on them two years with no problems.
From this study (8 months ago):
To ER with new onset pressure/tightness in throat/neck up to my ears. Have a paraesophageal hiatal hernia. Cardiac work up negative. New bradycardia, low of mid 50's) with this episode. Normal HR is 80's +/- 10.
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