Review: taking Gabapentin and Paxil together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Paxil together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,784 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 38,775 users)

Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 69,783 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

3,784 people who take Gabapentin, Paxil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin and Paxil drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Gabapentin:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (8 of 32 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.0% - (1 of 13 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 35.0% - (6 of 17 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (3 of 15 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Paxil:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 35.0% - (5 of 14 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 43.0% - (7 of 16 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (10 of 25 people)
  • 10+ years: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Gabapentin:
  • female: 24.0% - (16 of 66 people)
  • male: 34.0% - (12 of 35 people)
Paxil:
  • female: 36.0% - (22 of 60 people)
  • male: 34.0% - (11 of 32 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 2 people)
  • 20-29: 72.0% - (8 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
  • 40-49: 32.0% - (11 of 34 people)
  • 50-59: 5.0% - (1 of 18 people)
  • 60+: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
Paxil:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 60.0% - (12 of 20 people)
  • 40-49: 12.0% - (4 of 32 people)
  • 50-59: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
  • 60+: 57.0% - (8 of 14 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • contusion
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • thrombocytopenia
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • fibromyalgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • migraine
1 - 6 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • renal failure
  • bone pain
  • drug ineffective
  • bone disorder
  • malnutrition
  • renal disorder
  • tooth disorder
6 - 12 months:
  • suicide attempt
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • irritability
  • dehydration
  • insomnia
  • malnutrition
  • mental disorder
  • renal failure acute
  • aggression
1 - 2 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • drop attacks
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • hyperhidrosis
  • pyrexia
  • arthritis
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • renal disorder
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • osteonecrosis
  • coronary artery disease
  • drop attacks
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • fall
  • fluid overload
  • fracture
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteonecrosis
  • red blood cell sedimentation rate increased
  • weight decreased
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
10+ years:
  • sleep apnea
  • aphasia
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • cognitive disorder
  • confusion
  • fall
  • suicidal ideation
  • sweating increased
  • lightheadedness
  • obesity
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • fall
  • neuropathy peripheral

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • fall
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • breast cancer
  • chest pain
  • clumsiness
  • diabetes mellitus
  • disorientation
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • nephrolithiasis
  • pancreatitis
2-9:
  • agitation
  • anger
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • suicidal ideation
  • bipolar disorder
  • bleeding time prolonged
  • confusional state
  • depression
10-19:
  • aggression
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • nausea
  • abdominal distension
  • colitis
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dyspnoea
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • suicide attempt
  • insomnia
  • oedema peripheral
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • paraesthesia
  • weight increased
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypoaesthesia
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
40-49:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • back pain
  • weight decreased
  • fall
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • back pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • bone disorder
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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