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Review: Baclofen and Neurontin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Baclofen and Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 4,157 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 5, 2014: 4,157 people who reported to have interactions when taking Baclofen, Neurontin are studied

Trend of Baclofen, Neurontin's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3226480)

Drug combinations in study:
- Baclofen (baclofen)
- Neurontin (gabapentin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Baclofen, Neurontin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Asthenia (weakness)1,402
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,229
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,097
Pain1,036
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,032
Fall1,030
Headache (pain in head)910
Depression807
Dizziness799
Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)754

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Baclofen, Neurontin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Anxiety34
Depression26
Diarrhoea24
Pain24
Pneumonia22
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)20
Insomnia (sleeplessness)20
Drug Ineffective16
Weight Decreased14
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)14

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Baclofen4.35%34.78%34.78%21.74%4.35%
Neurontin16.00%36.00%36.00%12.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis
  2. Pain
  3. Depression
  4. Muscle spasms
  5. Hypertension

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex
  2. Rebif
  3. Tysabri
  4. Seroquel
  5. Aspirin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Baclofen (baclofen) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Neurontin (gabapentin) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • BECAUSE OF A STROKE I EXPERIENCED AUGUST 5, 2010, I AM UNCOMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN 24/7 ADD THE DISCOMFORTS CREATED FROM THE MEDICINE I TAKE SOME DAYS ARE HARDER TO STAY POSITIVE ABOUT MY LIFE. I HAVE A LOT OF STRESS DAILY AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ACHIEVE SOME LEVEL OF COMFORT AND I SEEM TO BE FAILING AND I FEEL ITS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE MEDICINES I TAKE.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • no muscle control keeps dropping things. sleeping about 22 hours a day. not eating or drinking very much. depressed. trouble breathing. speech problems.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Progressive bilat hearing loss r ear worse onset 1-1&1/2 year ms x5 years
    Fell 1/2013 loc concussion tinnitus started sounds like " buzzing heat bugs" non stop could hear over my last mri drives me nuts told may never go away need hearing aids per ent& audiologist do not have $6,000 to buy them saw on internet will these do? Obviously i will research reputable generic brand but is this all ms messing w/ my auditory nerves & can hearing aids really help this is there someone else i should see besides pcp,neurologist,ent md, audiologist
    None of these really know if it will work or not
    Thanks for your time& help

    Reply

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