Review: taking Gabapentin and Vitamin b12 together


Summary

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 634 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)

Vitamin B12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 5,721 users)

On Aug, 20, 2016

634 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:
  • nausea
  • neuropathy - sciatic nerve
  • pain - back
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • asthenia
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue - chronic
  • fever
1 - 6 months:
  • swollen tongue
  • eczema eyelids
  • hyperkalaemia
  • swelling face
  • erythema
  • acne
  • fall
  • headache
  • loss of consciousness
  • pruritus generalised
6 - 12 months:
  • nausea and vomiting
  • vision blurred
  • abnormal weight gain
  • cystitis-like symptom
  • fever
  • stomach pain
  • sweating increased
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • cancer in remission
1 - 2 years:
  • high blood sugar
  • high blood cholesterol
  • gastroparesis
  • high blood pressure
  • menopausal symptoms
  • migraine
  • aggression
  • anxiety postoperative
  • appetite increased
  • back pain
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety disorder
  • bipolar affective disorder aggravated
  • depression aggravated
  • schizoaffective disorder depressive type
  • fatigue - chronic
  • neuropathy
  • arthritis
  • blood pressure increased
  • cancer in remission
  • cervical spinal stenosis
5 - 10 years:
  • high blood cholesterol
  • high blood sugar
  • arthritis
  • blood pressure increased
  • buttock pain
  • diuretic effect
  • enlarged prostate
  • gallstones
  • gouty arthritis
  • herniated nucleus pulposus (slipped disk)
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
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • injection site pain
male:
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • asthenia
  • gait disturbance
  • pain in extremity

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
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • injection site erythema
  • injection site haematoma
  • injection site swelling
20-29:
  • fever
  • nausea and vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • sweating increased
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • weight gain
  • yeast infection - vagina
  • anger
  • crying
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • injection site pain
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • endometriosis
  • pneumonia
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • headache
  • malaise
  • pain in extremity
  • confusional state
  • hypertension
  • lethargy
  • swelling face
50-59:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain
  • hypoaesthesia
60+:
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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