Nitroglycerin and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke is found among people who take Nitroglycerin, especially for people who are female, 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 30,931 people who have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Dec, 24, 2017

30,931 people reported to have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin.
Among them, 1,091 people (3.53%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nitroglycerin cause Stroke?

Time on Nitroglycerin when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 90.28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.94 %
  • 10+ years: 2.78 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • female: 50.43 %
  • male: 49.57 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.73 %
  • 30-39: 1.46 %
  • 40-49: 8.26 %
  • 50-59: 22.7 %
  • 60+: 66.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass (183 people, 16.77%)
  • Diabetes (144 people, 13.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (108 people, 9.90%)
  • Pain (93 people, 8.52%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (66 people, 6.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (348 people, 31.90%)
  • Lasix (298 people, 27.31%)
  • Aspirin (243 people, 22.27%)
  • Heparin (220 people, 20.16%)
  • Trasylol (214 people, 19.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (392 people, 35.93%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (340 people, 31.16%)
  • Injury (256 people, 23.46%)
  • Heart Attack (244 people, 22.36%)
  • Acute Kidney Failure (228 people, 20.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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