Nitroglycerin and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke is found among people who take Nitroglycerin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Plavix, and have Coronary artery bypass. This review analyzes which people have Stroke with Nitroglycerin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,504 people who have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 01, 2017

29,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin.
Among them, 973 people (3.3%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nitroglycerin cause Stroke?

Time on Nitroglycerin when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 93.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 1.39 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • female: 49.57 %
  • male: 50.43 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.83 %
  • 30-39: 1.65 %
  • 40-49: 8.16 %
  • 50-59: 24.23 %
  • 60+: 65.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass (183 people, 18.81%)
  • Diabetes (143 people, 14.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (103 people, 10.59%)
  • Pain (92 people, 9.46%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (64 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (333 people, 34.22%)
  • Lasix (277 people, 28.47%)
  • Aspirin (243 people, 24.97%)
  • Trasylol (214 people, 21.99%)
  • Heparin (209 people, 21.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (390 people, 40.08%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (338 people, 34.74%)
  • Injury (256 people, 26.31%)
  • Heart Attack (230 people, 23.64%)
  • Acute Kidney Failure (228 people, 23.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Nitroglycerin

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