Review: taking Invanz and Gabapentin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Invanz and Gabapentin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Invanz and Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Invanz

Invanz has active ingredients of ertapenem sodium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Invanz 1,482 users)

Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 38,780 users)

On Jul, 24, 2016

29 people who take Invanz, Gabapentin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Invanz and Gabapentin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • dysuria
  • gait disturbance
  • muscular weakness
  • oedema
  • pruritus
  • transaminases increased
  • confusional state
  • neutropenia
  • acute respiratory failure
1 - 6 months:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • confusional state
  • decubitus ulcer
  • epistaxis
  • gangrene
not specified:
  • confusional state
  • asthenia
  • renal failure acute
  • diarrhoea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dyspnoea
  • muscular weakness
  • oedema
  • pain in extremity
  • pleural effusion

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • renal failure
  • renal failure acute
  • atelectasis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • confusional state
  • dehydration
  • dysarthria
male:
  • confusional state
  • muscular weakness
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • decubitus ulcer

Most common drug interactions by age *:

40-49:
  • abscess
  • animal bite
  • arthralgia
  • autonomic dysreflexia
  • bipolar disorder
  • cellulitis
  • chest pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dysphagia
  • erosive oesophagitis
50-59:
  • confusional state
  • muscular weakness
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • decubitus ulcer
60+:
  • neutropenia
  • confusional state
  • cyanosis
  • electrocardiogram abnormal
  • disorientation
  • dyskinesia
  • hallucination, visual
  • headache
  • myoclonus
  • somnolence

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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