Review: taking Gabapentin and Ephedrine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Ephedrine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Ephedrine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 77 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 49,115 users)

Ephedrine

Ephedrine has active ingredients of ephedra. It is often used in hypotension. (latest outcomes from Ephedrine 827 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

77 people who take Gabapentin, Ephedrine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin and Ephedrine drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • renal failure acute
  • oliguria
  • haematuria
  • lymphopenia
  • acute pulmonary oedema
  • blood creatinine increased
  • pleural effusion
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hypoxia
  • metabolic acidosis
1 - 6 months:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac aneurysm
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • confusional state
  • decubitus ulcer
  • dyspnoea
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abdominal tenderness
  • bowel movement irregularity
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • dizziness
  • dyspepsia
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • gastrointestinal motility disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • abasia
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • fear
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • pulmonary embolism
not specified:
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • paraesthesia
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pain in extremity
  • fall
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • renal failure acute
  • oliguria
  • haematuria
  • lymphopenia
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • pain
  • paraesthesia
  • acute pulmonary oedema
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • platelet count decreased
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • haematemesis
  • melaena
  • pain
  • pleural effusion
  • acute respiratory failure
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • paraesthesia
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • muscle spasms
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • musculoskeletal chest pain
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • overdose
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • asthma
  • blood pressure increased
  • chest pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • colitis
  • convulsion
30-39:
  • lymphopenia
  • renal failure acute
  • haematuria
  • oliguria
  • nausea
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abdominal tenderness
  • bowel movement irregularity
  • cholecystitis chronic
40-49:
  • acute pulmonary oedema
  • renal failure acute
  • haematuria
  • oliguria
  • fatigue
  • metabolic acidosis
  • pleural effusion
  • anxiety
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • platelet count decreased
  • constipation
  • gait disturbance
  • hand fracture
  • hordeolum
  • musculoskeletal chest pain
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
60+:
  • death
  • multi-organ failure
  • oliguria
  • renal failure acute
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • fall
  • fear
  • injury
  • pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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