Review: Gabapentin and Marinol
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Marinol together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Marinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 242 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 neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users) Marinol has active ingredients of dronabinol. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Marinol 1,697 users)
What are the drugs
Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)
Marinol has active ingredients of dronabinol. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Marinol 1,697 users)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 242 people who take Gabapentin, Marinol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Marinol (dronabinol)
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||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 2 people)
|Marinol is effective||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 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|
|Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis||Muscle Tightness||Vision Blurred||Multiple Sclerosis||Dizziness||n/a||n/a||Pain|
|Venous Thrombosis Limb||Muscle Spasticity||Stomach Pain||Dizziness||Nausea|
|Metastases To Meninges||Catheter Related Complication||Nausea And Vomiting||Chest Pain||Fatigue|
|Substance Abuse||Transient Ischaemic Attack||Urinary Tract Infection||Bone Disorder|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Arthritis||Sweating Increased||Headache|
|Drug Dependence||Arthralgia||Fever||Pain In Extremity|
|Sweating Increased||Mood Swings||Back Pain|
|Stomach Pain||Poor Dental Condition||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Gabapentin is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 2 people)
|Marinol is effective||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Urinary Tract Infection||Asthenia|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Gabapentin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 6 people)
(0 of 4 people)
|Marinol is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 6 people)
(1 of 4 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||Neuroblastoma||Pain In Extremity||Substance Abuse||Pain||Pain||Vomiting||Pain|
|Malignant Neoplasm Progression||Platelet Count Decreased||Drug Dependence||Nausea||Constipation||Nausea||Vomiting|
|Pyrexia||Gallbladder Disorder||Asthenia||Back Pain||Fatigue||Depression|
|Vomiting||Pancytopenia||Arthralgia||Dysuria||Mental Status Changes||Nausea|
|Neurilemmoma Malignant||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Generalised Oedema||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw||Pain||Neuropathy Peripheral|
|Neoplasm Progression||Central Nervous System Lesion||Oedema Peripheral||Bone Disorder||Confusional State||Diarrhoea|
|Chest Pain||Fatigue||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Chest Pain||Diarrhoea||Swelling|
|Dehydration||Rapid Eye Movements Sleep Abnormal||Petechiae||Urinary Tract Infection||Pancytopenia||Mental Status Changes|
|Haemoglobin Decreased||Balance Disorder||Pigmentation Disorder||Abdominal Pain||Pleural Effusion||Muscular Weakness|
|Cellulitis||Pain||Skin Plaque||Decreased Appetite||Weight Decreased||Impaired Healing|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Can i take slophyllin with gabapentin
I am currently taking gabapentin for spinal nerve pain but before I was prescribed this medication I used to take slophyllin for a persistent tickley cough. I want to know if it is safe to take them both.
- Requip cause dysphagia
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- 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!
- Does nexplanon have nickel in it?
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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- Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
- Prescribed drugs side effect (1 response)
I have been on these 2 drugs (Gabapentin and Baclofen) prescribed by my gp for osteoarthritis and nerve damage in my full back.Now also suffering from the grief of losing my beloved companion Harvey (dog),I was diagnosed with deep depression. I was given fluoxetine and have been taking this for almost 4 weeks (along with the other 2 meds) and today I have a very sore tongue and it has been white for a number of days,i am going to the pharmacy tomorrow to seek some advice as I am not sure I should be taking all these together? As I am on the highest dose of depression tablets with the fluoxetine I feel it is unsafe to take with the other 2 as the baclofen can also be used to treat certain types of depression. But I can not do without either and as I am allergic to codeine I am pretty much stuck.
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I have been on neurotin/gabapentin for 8 years with in the last 3 years I have developed venous insufficiency with reoccurring ulcers near my ankle bones both on the medial and lateral sides of the ankles.I have endured 2 ablations. The first in the left leg for the lesser saphenous vein and one on the right for the greater saphenous vein. I have visited OHSU(Oregon Health Sciences University) for more testing because I have 3 ulcers on my ankles, one on the left and two on the right(one on each side of the ankle medial and lateral. The vein docs up at OHSU say that I have 3 veins that the valves are not working properly and will require surgery. I weaned myself off of this medicine this last winter (2013)when I discovered that it was the cause of this condition. I do not have any family history of this condition, and I have always been very healthy and active despite my chronic lower back pain. My neurologist put me on this medication to help with the nerve pain when he discovered that I had scar tissue around the nerve root sleeves where they exit the S1. I am not sure if my veins will recover from being on this medication or if the damage is permanent and will reoccur, I have had to pay for the procedures after insurance paid, but now my new Obama plan does not want to pay for my surgery that I need for the 3 veins. These ulcers are the most painful wound I have ever dealt with, and they have a tendency to become infected with staph. I wish there was a class action I could be a part of to get my medical paid for, but most of all I wish I had never taken this drug, it has caused me more harm than good.
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