Could Neurontin cause Stroke - from FDA reports


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 76,147 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA. Among them, 1,800 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 pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 78,009 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 170,405 Stroke patients).

On Nov, 29, 2016

76,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 1,800 people (2.36%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Stroke?

Time on Neurontin when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 22.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.96 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.3 %
  • 10+ years: 2.17 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 57 %
  • male: 43 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.21 %
  • 20-29: 1.45 %
  • 30-39: 4.97 %
  • 40-49: 20.48 %
  • 50-59: 26.28 %
  • 60+: 46.62 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (504 people, 28.00%)
  • Plavix (282 people, 15.67%)
  • Lasix (271 people, 15.06%)
  • Lipitor (245 people, 13.61%)
  • Aspirin (234 people, 13.00%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (175 people, 9.72%)
  • Arthritis (154 people, 8.56%)
  • Depression (148 people, 8.22%)
  • Diabetes (124 people, 6.89%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (117 people, 6.50%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (398 people, 22.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (394 people, 21.89%)
  • Heart Attack (392 people, 21.78%)
  • High Blood Pressure (381 people, 21.17%)
  • Depression (353 people, 19.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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