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 1,738 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

You are not alone

Join a support group for people who take Gabapentin and Diclofenac sodium >>>

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>


Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 52,972 users)

Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 15,036 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

1,738 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: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Diclofenac Sodium:
  • < 1 month: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (2 of 14 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (3 of 15 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Gabapentin:
  • female: 22.0% - (8 of 36 people)
  • male: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
Diclofenac Sodium:
  • female: 19.0% - (7 of 36 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (3 of 12 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: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 10.0% - (1 of 10 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 8 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • intentional overdose
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • febrile neutropenia
  • renal failure acute
  • suicide attempt
  • malaise
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • bronchitis
  • interstitial lung disease
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • aggression
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • constipation
  • mood altered
  • oedema peripheral
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
6 - 12 months:
  • amnesia
  • apathy
  • convulsion
  • haemoptysis
  • loss of consciousness
  • muscle spasticity
  • painful respiration
  • paraesthesia
  • paralysis
  • speech disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • completed suicide
  • detoxification
  • dizziness
  • anaemia
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diarrhoea
2 - 5 years:
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • colitis ischaemic
  • enteritis
  • haematochezia
  • malaise
  • abdominal pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
5 - 10 years:
  • red blood cell count decreased
  • fatigue
  • hyperkalaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema
  • respiratory failure
  • septic shock
  • weight increased
  • bradycardia
10+ years:
  • weakness
not specified:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • fall
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
male:
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • insomnia
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • amblyopia
  • diplopia
  • eye movement disorder
10-19:
  • rash
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • eye disorder
  • pain
  • penile blister
  • drug ineffective
  • blister
  • herpes zoster
  • neuromyelitis optica
20-29:
  • loss of consciousness
  • apathy
  • convulsion
  • paralysis
  • abdominal pain
  • haematemesis
  • confusional state
  • hypoaesthesia
  • aphasia
  • disorientation
30-39:
  • constipation
  • visual impairment
  • fatigue
  • memory impairment
  • pain
  • confusional state
  • anger
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • insomnia
  • depression
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • somnolence
  • vision blurred
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • headache
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • muscular weakness
  • nausea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you take Gabapentin and Diclofenac sodium?

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Gabapentin, Diclofenac sodium

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Gabapentin, Diclofenac sodium

On eHealthMe, Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used to treat pain. Diclofenac sodium (diclofenac sodium) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

What is the drug used for and how effecitve is it:


NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.