Review: taking Gabapentin and Wellbutrin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Wellbutrin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,742 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)

Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 69,048 users)

On Sep, 15, 2016

6,742 people who take Gabapentin, Wellbutrin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin and Wellbutrin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Gabapentin:
  • < 1 month: 16.0% - (4 of 25 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.0% - (17 of 62 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 35.0% - (13 of 37 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.0% - (11 of 48 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.0% - (25 of 71 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 44.0% - (19 of 43 people)
  • 10+ years: 57.0% - (8 of 14 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Wellbutrin:
  • < 1 month: 5.0% - (1 of 20 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (18 of 54 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 41.0% - (10 of 24 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.0% - (13 of 49 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 39.0% - (31 of 78 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 51.0% - (24 of 47 people)
  • 10+ years: 57.0% - (16 of 28 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Gabapentin:
  • female: 34.0% - (78 of 227 people)
  • male: 26.0% - (20 of 75 people)
Wellbutrin:
  • female: 39.0% - (89 of 227 people)
  • male: 32.0% - (24 of 74 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Gabapentin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (15 of 30 people)
  • 30-39: 36.0% - (22 of 61 people)
  • 40-49: 29.0% - (25 of 85 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (27 of 80 people)
  • 60+: 17.0% - (8 of 45 people)
Wellbutrin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 54.0% - (18 of 33 people)
  • 30-39: 32.0% - (19 of 58 people)
  • 40-49: 35.0% - (29 of 81 people)
  • 50-59: 35.0% - (29 of 81 people)
  • 60+: 36.0% - (17 of 47 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • balance disorder
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dizziness
  • dysarthria
  • vertigo
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • walking disability
1 - 6 months:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • suicidal ideation
  • back disorder
  • drug ineffective
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • cubital tunnel syndrome
  • hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • insomnia
6 - 12 months:
  • headache
  • depression
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • tinnitus
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
1 - 2 years:
  • cellulitis
  • hypothyroidism postoperative
  • joint pain
  • anxiety
  • completed suicide
  • dizziness
  • fibromyalgia
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hair loss
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • road traffic accident
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • convulsion
  • anger
  • insomnia
  • tardive dyskinesia
5 - 10 years:
  • cellulitis
  • hypothyroidism postoperative
  • joint pain
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • constipation
  • loss of bladder sensation
  • loss of sensation
  • nerve pain
  • polycythemia vera
10+ years:
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
  • osteoporosis post-menopausal
  • anxiety
  • cardiac arrest
  • cholelithiasis
  • dry mouth
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • fatigue - chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • cleft lip
  • fear
  • food craving
  • hyperglycaemia
  • injury
  • major depression
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
2-9:
  • akathisia
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • application site erythema
  • application site pruritus
  • application site rash
  • asthenia
  • back disorder
  • cataract
  • chest pain
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • aggression
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • grand mal convulsion
  • cholecystitis
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • gallbladder disorder
  • convulsion
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • overdose
  • grand mal convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
30-39:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • diabetes mellitus
40-49:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
50-59:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • headache
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • weight decreased
  • pain in extremity

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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