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Review: could Nitroglycerin cause Stroke?

We study 24,023 people who have side effects while taking Nitroglycerin from FDA and social media. Among them, 779 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.

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Nitroglycerin

Nitroglycerin (latest outcomes from 24,155 users) has active ingredients of nitroglycerin. It is often used in chest pain.

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) (latest reports from 444,544 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 24,023 people reported to have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin. Among them, 779 people (3.24%) have Stroke. They amount to 0.18% of all the 443,531 people who have Stroke on eHealthMe.

Trend of Stroke in Nitroglycerin reports

Time on Nitroglycerin when people have Stroke * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stroke97.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Nitroglycerin * :

FemaleMale
Stroke48.34%51.66%

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Nitroglycerin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stroke0.00%0.00%0.00%0.65%1.56%8.33%24.09%65.36%

Severity of Stroke when taking Nitroglycerin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Stroke ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (99 people, 12.71%)
  2. Pain (96 people, 12.32%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (64 people, 8.22%)
  4. Anxiety (58 people, 7.45%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (40 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (318 people, 40.82%)
  2. Plavix (283 people, 36.33%)
  3. Lasix (274 people, 35.17%)
  4. Trasylol (260 people, 33.38%)
  5. Heparin (243 people, 31.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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