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Review: Gabapentin and Paxil





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Paxil together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,706 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 70,267 users)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 3,706 people who take Gabapentin, Paxil are studied

Gabapentin, Paxil outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Gabapentin is effective28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
0.00%
(0 of 9 people)
33.33%
(4 of 12 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Paxil is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
55.56%
(5 of 9 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
ContusionType 2 Diabetes MellitusSuicide AttemptDyspnoeaDepressionFractureLightheadednessPain
DepressionDrug IneffectiveDrug IneffectiveDiabetes MellitusSuicidal IdeationFluid OverloadObesityDepression
Drug IneffectiveLoss Of ConsciousnessDepressionPyrexiaBack PainOsteomyelitisHyperglycaemiaAnxiety
Oedema PeripheralCompleted SuicideIrritabilityDepressionRenal DisorderRed Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate IncreasedWeight IncreasedNausea
Pain In ExtremityPainMalnutritionDizzinessAnxietyWeight DecreasedTardive DyskinesiaFatigue
FallDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlBone DisorderHyperhidrosisOsteonecrosisFallMuscle SpasmsBack Pain
FibromyalgiaDiabetic NephropathyInsomniaArthritisWeight IncreasedOsteonecrosisDrug IneffectiveDyspnoea
AnxietySuicide AttemptRenal DisorderDiabetic NeuropathyCoronary Artery DiseaseAbdominal PainSomnolenceHeadache
OsteoporosisSuicidal IdeationTooth ExtractionPainCompleted SuicidePainSwellingFall
Radius FractureConvulsionTooth LossNeuropathy PeripheralDrug IneffectiveNeuropathy PeripheralInfluenzaChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Gabapentin is effective27.03%
(10 of 37 people)
24.00%
(6 of 25 people)
Paxil is effective50.00%
(17 of 34 people)
34.78%
(8 of 23 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnxietyDepression
PainAnxiety
DepressionPain
NauseaNausea
FatigueDrug Ineffective
FallInsomnia
HeadacheDyspnoea
Back PainFatigue
Chest PainBack Pain
DyspnoeaChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
18.52%
(5 of 27 people)
21.43%
(6 of 28 people)
4.17%
(1 of 24 people)
5.26%
(1 of 19 people)
Paxil is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
32.14%
(9 of 28 people)
7.41%
(2 of 27 people)
25.00%
(6 of 24 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
ClumsinessDrug IneffectivePainDiabetes MellitusAnxietyDepressionPainAnxiety
Urinary Tract InfectionSuicidal IdeationAggressionCompleted SuicideDepressionAnxietyDepressionPain
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAnxietySuicidal IdeationDyspnoeaPainNauseaAnxietyFall
DisorientationInsomniaSuicide AttemptType 2 Diabetes MellitusHypoaesthesiaBack PainFatigueBack Pain
FallAgitationNauseaInsomniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainNauseaDepression
Speech Disorder NecAngerPneumoniaOedema PeripheralDyspnoeaDiabetes MellitusHeadacheNausea
FatigueMalaiseAbdominal DistensionPainHeadacheFatiguePyrexiaDyspnoea
SepsisBipolar DisorderVomitingUrinary Tract InfectionFatigueInsomniaFallPneumonia
Pulmonary HypertensionBleeding Time ProlongedIleusDizzinessSuicidal IdeationDrug IneffectiveWeight DecreasedVomiting
Diabetes MellitusConfusional StateHyponatraemiaNeuropathy PeripheralWeight IncreasedChest PainDizzinessAsthenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Does anyone experience heart palpitations causedby their acid reflux ?
    I have had acid reflux/Gerd for 4 years + Was not believed that symptoms were real for a while as had no heartburn and a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia which even now some medics think is imaginary...it's NOT!!! Following a demeester score of 45 ( very high confirmation of acid reflux) and discovery of a large hiatal hernia, ( a classic physical cause of acid reflux) I had hernia repair operation and LINX anti reflux surgery. Throughout the four years a major symptom of my acid reflux were heart palpatations. They started at the same time I started with reflux and cleared up after the surgery. I have been reflux free palpitation free and antacid free for four months. then I was put on Gabapentin for back spasm and the reflux returned along with the palpitations. Medics keep insisting this is just anxiety yet eat a food that gives me reflux also starts the palps which is the indicator of the reflux as I do not have heartburn. Comes on when relaxing and eating watching tv ( no anxiety present) and when I am sleeping peacefully ( no anxiety present) my heart wakes me up and fires off into tachycardia. Recently a doctor has said it is now known that acid reflux irritates the nerves in the solar plexus area and that triggers the palps. Anyone else experienced this? Are there any studies on it at all? Thanks all.
  • Does anyone else have peripheral neuropathy? anyone have pn with lichen sclerosus? i have pain in hands, feet and face.
    Pain much worse at end of day and when I overdo. Sleep difficult - but essential! Feel so much better if I get 6+ hours. At the moment, very distressed by swollen lips (mostly inside mouth) and tissue surrounding eyes. I'm sure I have some arthritis in my fingers and toes. I also have had lichen sclerosus on my skin for nearly 20 years. Have had the PN for 15 years or so. I'm afraid that the medications can actually make the condition worse. If anyone has any suggestions, I'm all ears!
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    I have a severe nickel allergy and I have epilepsy. I am considering explain to reduce periodes since my seizures are worse that time of the month. I need to know if nexplanon has nickel because I need to avoid it if it does.
  • Can gabapentin cause bladder distension? there is no urinary symptom .
    Existing illness are Chronic renal failure (after hydro uretero nephrosis due to BPH) and peripheral neuropathy (vit B6 deficiency ) after ATT are the major problems along with BP .At present , the problem is that creatinine gas risen from 1,1 to 1.5 in 6 months .Since 6 months , I am taking medicines for neuropathy so I doubt some side effect of these medicines as Ultrasound has shown bladder distension but I do not feel any urinary problem at present. I also have kidney stones but seeing the ultrasound report , doctor said it is not hindering with urine passage . I feel some tightness , fullness and protruded lower abdomen part. I am aged 72 from India and am vegetarian.I also take some drugs for controlling blood pressure . I have elevated Blood urea at present (52) . I was given medicine to relax prostrate muscles for last 20 days but I did not feel any improvement in my bladder size. I had had my prostrate operated 2 years back.

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    my friend is suffering from rhumatory arthertis.and is currenty taking cocaine. oxy cotin,prestine, wellbutrim, predisone 10mg what side effects should she expect ?????

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    Just ask John Belushi

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