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 5,164 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)

Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 58,718 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

5,164 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 70 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 46.0% - (20 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 50 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (31 of 76 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 226 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (21 of 75 people)
Wellbutrin:
  • female: 39.0% - (89 of 226 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: 37.0% - (23 of 61 people)
  • 40-49: 29.0% - (25 of 85 people)
  • 50-59: 34.0% - (27 of 79 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: 36.0% - (29 of 80 people)
  • 60+: 36.0% - (17 of 47 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

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

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

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:
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • application site erythema
  • application site pruritus
  • application site rash
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • decreased appetite
  • pain in extremity
  • psychological trauma
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
  • overdose
  • grand mal convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • sinus tachycardia
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
40-49:
  • depression
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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