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Review: could Neurontin cause Stroke?

Summary: Stroke is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain.

We study 56,271 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,669 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 57,777 Neurontin users)

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 93,279 Stroke patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 56,271 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 1,556 people (2.77%) have Stroke.

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%

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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