Review: Gabapentin and Ephedrine
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Ephedrine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 61 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 1, 2014: 61 people who reported to have interactions when taking Gabapentin, Ephedrine are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Ephedrine (ephedra)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Gabapentin, Ephedrine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||52|
|Oliguria (not enough urine)||48|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||39|
|Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)||26|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||22|
|Pain In Extremity||22|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||20|
|Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)||18|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Gabapentin, Ephedrine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||1|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||1|
|Pain In Extremity||1|
|Abasia (inability to walk)||1|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||1|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Respiratory disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Heparin sodium injection
- Heparin sodium 5,000 units in dextrose 5%
- Heparin sodium 1,000 units and sodium chloride 0.9%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used to treat pain. Ephedrine (ephedra) is often used to treat obesity. 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:
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- Ephedrine is used in:
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