Review: taking Neurontin and Ginkgo biloba together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Neurontin and Ginkgo biloba together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Neurontin and Ginkgo biloba. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 118 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 76,477 users)

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss. (latest outcomes from Ginkgo biloba 1,092 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

118 people who take Neurontin, Ginkgo Biloba are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Neurontin and Ginkgo biloba drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • amnesia
  • convulsion
  • feeling hot
  • hangover
10+ years:
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • death
  • emphysema
  • hypertensive heart disease
  • obesity
  • tobacco user
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • paraesthesia
  • nausea
  • depression
  • back pain
  • fall
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • paraesthesia
  • asthenia
  • alopecia
  • bone disorder
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • urinary retention
  • fall
  • muscle spasms
  • anxiety
  • balance disorder
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • central nervous system lesion
  • cerebrovascular accident

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • asthma
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • malaise
  • mental disorder
  • muscle spasms
  • pain
  • panic reaction
  • ulcer
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • diplopia
  • dizziness
  • loss of consciousness
  • pain
  • quadriparesis
  • syncope
  • dysthymic disorder
  • fatigue
40-49:
  • headache
  • abdominal distension
  • alopecia
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • decreased interest
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • feeling abnormal
  • insomnia
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • balance disorder
  • fall
  • central nervous system lesion
  • diarrhoea
  • gynaecomastia
  • hypotension
  • musculoskeletal discomfort
  • oedema
60+:
  • speech disorder
  • dysphagia
  • pain
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • diarrhoea
  • agitation
  • anaemia
  • apnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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