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 230 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 8,184 users)

Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 56,860 users)

On Jul, 29, 2016

230 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: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 72.0% - (8 of 11 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (6 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Neurontin:
  • < 1 month: 10.0% - (2 of 19 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.0% - (6 of 19 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: 52.0% - (25 of 48 people)
  • male: 53.0% - (8 of 15 people)
Neurontin:
  • female: 24.0% - (12 of 50 people)
  • male: 14.0% - (2 of 14 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: 35.0% - (7 of 20 people)
  • 30-39: 53.0% - (15 of 28 people)
  • 40-49: 80.0% - (8 of 10 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: 10.0% - (2 of 20 people)
  • 30-39: 35.0% - (10 of 28 people)
  • 40-49: 10.0% - (1 of 10 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
  • asthenia
  • decreased appetite
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • fall
  • insomnia
  • pain
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • cellulitis
  • hidradenitis
  • convulsion
  • arm and leg movements - uncontrollable
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • neck stiffness
  • neck swelling
  • nerve pain
  • pulmonary embolism
6 - 12 months:
  • hot flashes
  • irregular heartbeat
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • rapid heart beat
  • shortness of breath
  • upset stomach
  • chest pressure sensation
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • edema - peripheral, peripheral edema
1 - 2 years:
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • addiction - drug
  • anxiety
  • blurred vision
  • bruise
  • cavities - tooth
  • chest pressure sensation
  • cocaine abuse
  • compulsive hair pulling
2 - 5 years:
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • nerve pain
  • arm and leg movements - uncontrollable
  • hot flashes
  • irregular heartbeat
  • headache
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
  • kidney palpable
  • shortness of breath
5 - 10 years:
  • kidney palpable
  • chest pain
  • convulsion
  • insomnia
  • substance abuse
not specified:
  • cellulitis
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • bone and joint pain
  • chest pain
  • fatigue - chronic
  • muscle pain
  • nerve pain
  • pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • cellulitis
  • nerve pain
  • fatigue - chronic
  • bone and joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
  • depression
male:
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • confusional state
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • headache
  • pain
  • pain in jaw
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • headache
  • not breathing
  • pain - neck
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • anxiety
  • decreased appetite
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • aphagia
30-39:
  • cellulitis
  • nerve pain
  • bone and joint pain
  • fatigue - chronic
  • muscle pain
  • abdominal pain
  • hidradenitis
  • kidney palpable
  • substance abuse
  • convulsion
40-49:
  • depression
  • headache
  • neck pain
  • muscle spasms
  • chest pressure sensation
  • hives
  • influenza
  • neck swelling
  • pain
  • memory impairment
50-59:
  • balance disorder
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • headache
  • agitation
  • asthenia
  • decreased interest
  • disturbance in attention
  • mental disorder
  • myalgia
60+:
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • arteriosclerosis
  • asthenia
  • asthma
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac murmur
  • cardiomegaly
  • cataract
  • cerebrovascular accident

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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