Review: taking Neurontin and Butrans together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Neurontin and Butrans together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Neurontin and Butrans. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 250 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 56,882 users)

Butrans

Butrans has active ingredients of buprenorphine. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Butrans 825 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

250 people who take Neurontin, Butrans are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Neurontin and Butrans drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Neurontin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Butrans:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 63.0% - (7 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Neurontin:
  • female: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • male: 7.0% - (1 of 14 people)
Butrans:
  • female: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)
  • male: 64.0% - (9 of 14 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Neurontin:
  • 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 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
Butrans:
  • 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: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • confusional state
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • dizziness
  • ankle fracture
  • chest discomfort
  • coagulopathy
  • disorientation
  • disturbance in attention
  • encephalopathy
  • fall
1 - 6 months:
  • sleep walking
  • acne
  • ankle fracture
  • chest discomfort
  • colon cancer
  • confusional state
  • death
  • disorientation
  • disturbance in attention
  • encephalopathy
6 - 12 months:
  • sweating - excessive
  • anger
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • depression
  • headaches
  • impaired memory
  • irritability
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • hypertension
  • anger
  • compulsions
  • cough
  • depression
  • drowsiness
  • impaired memory
  • insomnia
  • irritability
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • back pain - low
  • coagulation factor v level decreased
  • hepatic encephalopathy
  • hepatic failure
  • chills
  • oedema
  • pyrexia
  • confusional state
  • sweating - excessive
5 - 10 years:
  • fatigue
10+ years:
  • back pain - low
  • cognitive disorder
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • eye pain
  • fall
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • cardiac failure congestive

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • insomnia
  • neck pain
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • nausea
  • depression
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • corneal ulcer
  • hyperbilirubinaemia
  • keratitis
  • paraesthesia
  • dehydration

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • hypersensitivity
  • throat tightness
  • urticaria
  • acne
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • loss of consciousness
  • mood altered
  • oedema peripheral
30-39:
  • headache
  • depression
  • corneal ulcer
  • hyperbilirubinaemia
  • keratitis
  • paraesthesia
  • eyelid ptosis
  • oral candidiasis
  • scab
  • bronchitis
40-49:
  • dizziness
  • ankle fracture
  • depression
  • nausea
  • anger
  • chest discomfort
  • complex regional pain syndrome
  • fall
  • headache
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • insomnia
  • accidental overdose
  • arthralgia
  • bone disorder
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chondromalacia
  • deformity
  • dizziness
60+:
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • dehydration
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia aspiration
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • abdominal pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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