Review: taking Gabapentin and Vitamin b12 together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Vitamin b12 together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Vitamin b12. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,553 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 83,499 users)

Vitamin B12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 23,231 users)

On Sep, 15, 2016

2,553 people who take Gabapentin, Vitamin B12 are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin and Vitamin b12 drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Gabapentin:
  • < 1 month: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Vitamin B12:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Gabapentin:
  • female: 34.0% - (15 of 44 people)
  • male: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
Vitamin B12:
  • female: 35.0% - (12 of 34 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (2 of 8 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • 60+: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)
Vitamin B12:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (5 of 15 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • neuropathy - sciatic nerve
  • pain - back
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • weight decreased
1 - 6 months:
  • somnolence
  • swollen tongue
  • eczema eyelids
  • hyperkalaemia
  • swelling face
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • erythema
  • fall
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • vomiting
  • nausea and vomiting
  • vision blurred
  • abnormal weight gain
  • cystitis-like symptom
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • stomach pain
  • sweating increased
1 - 2 years:
  • high blood sugar
  • high blood cholesterol
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • acute hepatic failure
  • acute respiratory failure
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety disorder
  • bipolar affective disorder aggravated
  • depression aggravated
  • schizoaffective disorder depressive type
  • depression
  • fatigue - chronic
  • neuropathy
  • weight decreased
  • amnesia
  • arthritis
5 - 10 years:
  • high blood cholesterol
  • high blood sugar
  • arthritis
  • blood pressure increased
  • buttock pain
  • concussion
  • diuretic effect
  • enlarged prostate
  • fall
  • gallstones
10+ years:
  • swollen tongue
  • eczema eyelids
  • hyperkalaemia
  • swelling face
  • fatigue - chronic
  • fever
  • intractable pain
  • joint pain
  • sweating fever
  • swelling of a joint
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • fall
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
male:
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
  • gait disturbance
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • application site rash
  • arthralgia
  • erythema
  • fatigue
  • fungal infection
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • muscle spasms
  • myalgia
  • pain
  • pruritus
10-19:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • systemic inflammatory response syndrome
  • vomiting
  • abnormal behaviour
  • affective disorder
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • arthropathy
20-29:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • abdominal pain upper
  • nasopharyngitis
  • fever
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea and vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • sweating increased
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • paraesthesia
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • depression
40-49:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
60+:
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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