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Review: could Neurontin cause Stroke?

We study 56,246 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,556 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,735 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) (latest reports from 446,055 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 56,243 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 1,556 people (2.77%) have Stroke. They amount to 0.35% of all the 442,060 people who have Stroke on eHealthMe.

Trend of Stroke in Neurontin reports

Time on Neurontin when people have Stroke * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stroke20.62%19.59%11.34%20.62%12.37%13.40%2.06%

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Neurontin * :

FemaleMale
Stroke58.21%41.79%

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Neurontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stroke0.00%0.00%0.07%0.94%5.01%21.21%28.18%44.59%

Severity of Stroke when taking Neurontin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Stroke ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (222 people, 14.27%)
  2. Arthritis (153 people, 9.83%)
  3. Hypertension (144 people, 9.25%)
  4. Depression (132 people, 8.48%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (95 people, 6.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (532 people, 34.19%)
  2. Aspirin (286 people, 18.38%)
  3. Plavix (282 people, 18.12%)
  4. Lasix (250 people, 16.07%)
  5. Lipitor (218 people, 14.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (16 hours ago):

  • Didnt have this till started taking gabapentin

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  • Noticed for the last two days a spoting of bloow on underwear. This is not heave but very light (pink nature). I have not had any pain of nor other symtoms.

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