Review: taking Gabapentin and Diclofenac sodium together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Diclofenac sodium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Diclofenac sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,305 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 38,780 users)

Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 14,574 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

1,305 people who take Gabapentin, Diclofenac Sodium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin and Diclofenac sodium drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Gabapentin:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Diclofenac Sodium:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.0% - (2 of 13 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.0% - (3 of 19 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Gabapentin:
  • female: 23.0% - (9 of 39 people)
  • male: 23.0% - (3 of 13 people)
Diclofenac Sodium:
  • female: 18.0% - (7 of 38 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (4 of 14 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Gabapentin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 14.0% - (2 of 14 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
Diclofenac Sodium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 25.0% - (4 of 16 people)
  • 60+: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • febrile neutropenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • bronchitis
  • interstitial lung disease
  • malaise
  • renal failure acute
  • arthralgia
  • cough
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • completed suicide
  • constipation
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
6 - 12 months:
  • amnesia
  • apathy
  • convulsion
  • haemoptysis
  • loss of consciousness
  • muscle spasticity
  • painful respiration
  • paraesthesia
  • paralysis
  • speech disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • completed suicide
  • detoxification
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • diarrhoea
  • high blood pressure
  • hypoproteinaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • colitis ischaemic
  • dyspnoea
  • enteritis
  • haematochezia
  • malaise
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • abdominal pain
  • hallucination, visual
5 - 10 years:
  • hyperkalaemia
  • accidental overdose
  • renal failure acute
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema
  • respiratory failure
  • septic shock
  • weight increased
  • bradycardia
  • fatigue
10+ years:
  • weakness
not specified:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • nausea
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • pain in extremity
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • muscular weakness
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • drug ineffective
  • herpes zoster
  • neuromyelitis optica
  • rash
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cystitis
  • erythema
  • fatigue
  • flushing
20-29:
  • loss of consciousness
  • apathy
  • convulsion
  • paralysis
  • haematemesis
  • abdominal pain
  • aphasia
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • hypoaesthesia
30-39:
  • constipation
  • visual impairment
  • anger
  • confusional state
  • fatigue
  • memory impairment
  • ataxia
  • dyspraxia
  • arthralgia
  • death
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • somnolence
  • pain in extremity
  • vision blurred
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • pain in extremity
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • fall
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • pain in extremity
  • muscular weakness
  • nausea
  • arthralgia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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