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Review: taking Gabapentin and Paxil together

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 3,712 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 pain. (latest outcomes from 39,682 Gabapentin users)

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,322 Paxil users)

On May, 19, 2015: 3,712 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)
23.53%
(4 of 17 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)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 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

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Gabapentin is effective26.32%
(10 of 38 people)
24.00%
(6 of 25 people)
Paxil is effective47.22%
(17 of 36 people)
34.78%
(8 of 23 people)

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)
3.70%
(1 of 27 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)
19.35%
(6 of 31 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DepressionType 2 Diabetes MellitusSuicide AttemptDyspnoeaDepressionFractureLightheadednessPain
ContusionDrug IneffectiveDrug IneffectiveDizzinessSuicidal IdeationFluid OverloadObesityDepression
Drug IneffectiveLoss Of ConsciousnessIrritabilityDiabetes MellitusRenal DisorderOsteomyelitisHyperglycaemiaAnxiety
FallPainMalnutritionDepressionBack PainRed Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate IncreasedWeight IncreasedNausea
Pain In ExtremityCompleted SuicideDepressionHyperhidrosisAnxietyWeight DecreasedTardive DyskinesiaFatigue
FibromyalgiaDiabetic NephropathyInsomniaPyrexiaOsteonecrosisFallMuscle SpasmsBack Pain
AnxietyDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlBone DisorderDiabetic NeuropathyDrug IneffectiveOsteonecrosisDrug IneffectiveDyspnoea
Oedema PeripheralSuicide AttemptRenal DisorderArthritisCoronary Artery DiseaseAbdominal PainSomnolenceHeadache
MigraineInsomniaTooth LossPainCompleted SuicidePainSwellingFall
OsteoporosisAnxietyTooth ExtractionNeuropathy PeripheralWeight IncreasedNeuropathy PeripheralInfluenzaChest Pain

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

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

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 InfectionSuicidal IdeationInsomniaFallPneumonia
Pulmonary HypertensionBleeding Time ProlongedIleusDizzinessFatigueDrug IneffectiveWeight DecreasedVomiting
Diabetes MellitusConfusional StateHyponatraemiaNeuropathy PeripheralWeight IncreasedChest PainDizzinessAsthenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Just was released from hospital after diagnosed with TIA involving right carotid artery; seizure, Migraine & Hypertriglyceridemia on April 1st.....was also taken by ambulance to hospital on 3/24/15 with an AWFUL migraine...saifd potassium was extremely low and had scan of brain done and was told they could see an area on right side where it did not get oxygen

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Red rash on checks and nose. I've had MrsA 6 times in 2 yrs. I've gained 50lbs. Since April 2014. I never weigh this much. Very tired and can't get motivated!

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • coolaero on Feb, 7, 2015:

    there wont be side effect other that DEATH

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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.

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