eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

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.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

Neurontin

Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,679 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Heart palpitations

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.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations31.82%13.64%0.00%13.64%15.91%15.91%9.09%

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

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations72.10%27.90%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%0.14%6.50%13.28%27.52%28.35%24.20%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Neurontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations15.38%53.85%23.08%7.69%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (119 people, 14.58%)
  2. Anxiety (67 people, 8.21%)
  3. Depression (58 people, 7.11%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (51 people, 6.25%)
  5. Neuralgia (41 people, 5.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (137 people, 16.79%)
  2. Aspirin (130 people, 15.93%)
  3. Klonopin (129 people, 15.81%)
  4. Vioxx (121 people, 14.83%)
  5. Protonix (119 people, 14.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: Neurontin, Heart palpitations

You can also:

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.

What is Neurontin used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • 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.

    Reply

  • 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.

    Reply

  • 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.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Neurontin, Heart palpitations

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Osteomyelitis the battle to neutralize a punishing disease
    Collar bones feet and skull 47 times in hyperbaric chamber and two years oxygen cured it disease returned after cutting toe with axe during hurricane like locked horns with disease no winner yet have not found drug to neutralize the superbug its very punishing taking 100 herbal pills daily plus clon ...

  • Fenofibrate allergy and gall bladder problems
    Took fenofibrate for about 9 months to treat high cholesterol, it lowered total from 250 down to 175 along with lowered triglycerides and LDL. After 6 months started having allergy and cold flu symptoms along with heart palpitations. Allergies caused sore throat, fluid behind ear,and sinus congest ...

  • Heart pounding on zoloft
    Have been on Zoloft for 3 weeks and have heart pounding once a week for a few hours which unable me to sleep

More reviews for: Neurontin, Heart palpitations

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Neurontin side effects

 

Related symptom

- Heart Palpitations

 

 

Recent user comments

- "2 episodes of acute toticollis requiring diazepam, he ... " (4 hours ago)

- "I was on vincristine and cytoxin for lymphoma, follow ... " (5 hours ago)

- "I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this las ... " (5 hours ago)

- "I've been in three hosptals in the last year and a ha ... " (7 hours ago)

- "I just want to know if I can take Cephalexin while i ... " (7 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Simvastatin
- Endocardial Fibroelastosis
- Deposit Eye
- Flavivirus Test Positive
- Insulin Requiring Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.