Review: taking Suboxone and Neurontin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Suboxone and Neurontin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Suboxone and Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 492 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 15,621 users)

Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 76,477 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

492 people who take Suboxone, Neurontin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Suboxone and Neurontin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Suboxone:
  • < 1 month: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Neurontin:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Suboxone:
  • female: 64.0% - (18 of 28 people)
  • male: 61.0% - (8 of 13 people)
Neurontin:
  • female: 36.0% - (11 of 30 people)
  • male: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Suboxone:
  • 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: 75.0% - (6 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 47.0% - (10 of 21 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (7 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
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: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 40-49: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • pain
  • decreased appetite
  • insomnia
  • convulsion
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
1 - 6 months:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • decreased appetite
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • convulsion
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain
  • cellulitis
  • fall
6 - 12 months:
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • alcoholism
  • completed suicide
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • gun shot wound
  • hot flashes
  • irregular heartbeat
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • drug dependence
  • headache
  • nausea
  • pain
  • death
  • insomnia
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • decreased appetite
2 - 5 years:
  • headache
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
  • kidney palpable
  • shortness of breath
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • nerve pain
  • abdominal pain
  • arm and leg movements - uncontrollable
  • depression
5 - 10 years:
  • kidney palpable
  • acute hepatic failure
  • chest pain
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • drug abuse
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • facial pain
  • hepatic encephalopathy
  • hepatitis c
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • cellulitis
  • nausea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • pain
  • headache
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • nerve pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue - chronic
male:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • drug abuse
  • confusional state
  • euphoric mood
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • neonatal aspiration
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • death
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • biliary colic
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • drug abuse
20-29:
  • headache
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • vomiting
  • drug abuse
  • malaise
  • migraine
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
30-39:
  • cellulitis
  • nerve pain
  • bone and joint pain
  • fatigue - chronic
  • muscle pain
  • substance abuse
  • drug abuse
  • abdominal pain
  • convulsion
  • nausea
40-49:
  • depression
  • pain
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • drug dependence
  • neck pain
  • muscle spasms
50-59:
  • fall
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • balance disorder
  • loss of consciousness
  • memory impairment
  • dyspnoea
  • death
60+:
  • asthenia
  • weight decreased
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pneumonia
  • fatigue
  • loose tooth

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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