Could Neurontin cause Stroke - from FDA reports
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 75,357 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA. Among them, 1,810 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.
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Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 78,036 users)
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 170,409 Stroke patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
75,357 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 1,810 people (2.4%) have Stroke
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Neurontin when people have Stroke *:
- < 1 month: 21.28 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.02 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.7 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.02 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.77 %
- 5 - 10 years: 17.02 %
- 10+ years: 3.19 %
Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Neurontin *:
- female: 56.9 %
- male: 43.1 %
Age of people who have Stroke when taking Neurontin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.21 %
- 20-29: 1.44 %
- 30-39: 4.93 %
- 40-49: 20.42 %
- 50-59: 26.32 %
- 60+: 46.68 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (242 people, 13.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (179 people, 9.89%)
- Arthritis (155 people, 8.56%)
- Depression (149 people, 8.23%)
- Diabetes (125 people, 6.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vioxx (504 people, 27.85%)
- Plavix (282 people, 15.58%)
- Lasix (271 people, 14.97%)
- Lipitor (245 people, 13.54%)
- Aspirin (234 people, 12.93%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (398 people, 21.99%)
- Stress And Anxiety (395 people, 21.82%)
- Heart Attack (392 people, 21.66%)
- High Blood Pressure (382 people, 21.10%)
- Depression (355 people, 19.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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