Review: taking Gabapentin and Prozac together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Prozac together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,230 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users) Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 42,306 Prozac users)
What are the drugs
Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users)
Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 42,306 Prozac users)
On Jan, 2, 2015: 4,230 people who take Gabapentin, Prozac are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Gabapentin is effective||25.00%|
(5 of 20 people)
(4 of 42 people)
(5 of 21 people)
(9 of 28 people)
(5 of 19 people)
(9 of 18 people)
(4 of 10 people)
(2 of 2 people)
|Prozac is effective||12.50%|
(1 of 8 people)
(5 of 26 people)
(5 of 16 people)
(5 of 24 people)
(16 of 35 people)
(11 of 26 people)
(16 of 34 people)
(2 of 2 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Atrial Fibrillation||Convulsion||Fatigue||Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease||Depression||Drug Ineffective||Constipation||Anxiety|
|Joint Swelling||Nausea||Brain Neoplasm||Feeling Abnormal||Suicide Attempt||Pneumonia||Heart Rate Irregular||Depression|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||Depression||Tremor||Anxiety||Pain||Suicide Attempt||Pulmonary Embolism||Nausea|
|Drug Ineffective||Lower Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Memory Impairment||Sepsis||Drug Ineffective||Pain||Micturition Disorder||Fall|
|Feeling Abnormal||Peptic Ulcer||Depression||Asthenia||Chest Pain||Headache||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Back Pain|
|Dyspnoea||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Speech Disorder||Confusional State||Pneumonia||Hypoxia||Loss Of Consciousness||Fatigue|
|Somnolence||Fatigue||Ependymoma||Back Pain||Back Pain||Somnolence||Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease||Arthralgia|
|Heart Rate Irregular||Memory Impairment||Conversion Disorder||Glaucoma||Nausea||Condition Aggravated||Dizziness||Dizziness|
|Nausea||Acrochordon||Anxiety||Vision Blurred||Bipolar Disorder||Insomnia||Fatigue||Dyspnoea|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Gabapentin is effective||29.60%|
(37 of 125 people)
(6 of 34 people)
|Prozac is effective||39.42%|
(54 of 137 people)
(6 of 33 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Pain In Extremity||Back Pain|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Gabapentin is effective||n/a||n/a||28.57%|
(2 of 7 people)
(6 of 13 people)
(9 of 69 people)
(10 of 78 people)
(8 of 78 people)
(8 of 32 people)
|Prozac is effective||n/a||n/a||14.29%|
(1 of 7 people)
(4 of 13 people)
(11 of 67 people)
(14 of 74 people)
(20 of 76 people)
(10 of 31 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Gallbladder Disorder||Dizziness||Depression||Pain||Pain||Pain|
|Speech Disorder Developmental||Visual Evoked Potentials Abnormal||Dyspnoea||Anxiety||Depression||Anxiety||Anxiety|
|Speech Disorder||Fall||Weight Decreased||Nausea||Nausea||Depression||Fall|
|Tremor||Headache||Pain||Diabetes Mellitus||Arthralgia||Back Pain|
|Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction||Suicidal Ideation||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Headache||Back Pain||Dizziness|
|Pancreatitis||Oedema Peripheral||Diabetes Mellitus||Vomiting||Nausea||Dyspnoea|
|Cholecystitis Chronic||Urinary Tract Infection||Asthenia||Arthralgia||Pain In Extremity||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw|
|Condition Aggravated||Paranoia||Suicide Attempt||Fatigue||Injury||Bone Disorder|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. Prozac (fluoxetine 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Gabapentin is used in:
- Prozac is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Gabapentin alternatives:
- Prozac alternatives:
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