Review: taking Suboxone and Neurontin together


Summary

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 321 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 10,334 users)

Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 63,468 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

321 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: 50.0% - (4 of 8 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 6 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: 57.0% - (8 of 14 people)
Neurontin:
  • female: 36.0% - (11 of 30 people)
  • male: 15.0% - (2 of 13 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: 87.0% - (7 of 8 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: 12.0% - (1 of 8 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
  • decreased appetite
  • pain
  • convulsion
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • fall
1 - 6 months:
  • decreased appetite
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • cellulitis
  • fall
  • gestational hypertension
  • hidradenitis
6 - 12 months:
  • depression
  • alcoholism
  • completed suicide
  • gun shot wound
  • hot flashes
  • irregular heartbeat
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • rapid heart beat
  • shortness of breath
  • upset stomach
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • death
  • drug dependence
  • headache
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
2 - 5 years:
  • kidney palpable
  • shortness of breath
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • nerve pain
  • arm and leg movements - uncontrollable
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
5 - 10 years:
  • kidney palpable
  • chest pain
  • convulsion
  • drug abuse
  • hepatitis c
  • insomnia
  • substance abuse
not specified:
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • fall
  • cellulitis
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • decreased appetite

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • cellulitis
  • headache
  • nerve pain
  • pain
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • fatigue - chronic
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • bone and joint pain
male:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • confusional state
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • hypoaesthesia
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • biliary colic
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • enterobacter sepsis
20-29:
  • headache
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
  • migraine
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • decreased appetite
  • tachyphrenia
30-39:
  • cellulitis
  • nerve pain
  • bone and joint pain
  • fatigue - chronic
  • muscle pain
  • substance abuse
  • convulsion
  • abdominal pain
  • hidradenitis
  • kidney palpable
40-49:
  • depression
  • headache
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • neck pain
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • anxiety
  • muscle spasms
  • premature delivery
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • headache
  • pain
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • loss of consciousness
  • balance disorder
  • memory impairment
  • nervousness
  • death
60+:
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • anaemia
  • weight decreased
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • loose tooth
  • mass
  • dyspnoea
  • neuropathy peripheral

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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