Review: Nucynta and Lorazepam drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Nucynta and Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on 47 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Nucynta (latest outcomes from 1,493 users) has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 46,956 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 47 people who reported to have interactions when taking Nucynta, Lorazepam are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Nucynta (tapentadol hydrochloride)
- Lorazepam (lorazepam)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Nucynta, Lorazepam:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)||10|
|Inflammatory Bowel Disease||6|
|Wrong Technique In Drug Usage Process||5|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||4|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Nucynta, Lorazepam:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetic neuropathy
- Back pain
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ferrous gluconate
- Calcium carbonate
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Nucynta (tapentadol hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain relief by acupuncture. Lorazepam (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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:
- Nucynta is used in:
- Lorazepam is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Nucynta alternatives:
- Lorazepam alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year ago):
sonya on Jun, 22, 2012:
my mom, 75, with copd has been homebound on purpose for the past 5 years - she is taking hydrocodone, trazodone, ativan, clonazepam - she's been falling, has gotten shorter, doesn't hold her head up - from what i can tell this is a horrible combination of meds and one doctor is giving her all this - can you tell me the symptoms and side effects of this combination please??? asap!!! thank you, sonya
JT on Jul, 2, 2012:
This combinations of meds is much too sedating and could cause respiratory depression.Also, why would your Mom be on 2 benzodiazepines i.e. clonazepan and ativan.Ativan can sometimes be used to help with sleeping but it seems your Mom is taking Trazodone for that.The Hydrocodone is a pain killer but can sedate also.Further, it is addictive but if she needs ? Why not Advil.Like you, I would also be concerned with falling at her age
i.e. broken hip etc.which could lead to her being bed ridden if she manges to get through the operation.You need another Dr.This combination is seldom prescribed for someone her age.Warmest, JT
Leena on Oct, 20, 2012:
I used to take klonopin, ativan, and hydrocodone. The ativan was only for emergencies (i.e. extreme panic attacks). I found that mixing klonopin and hydrocodone drastically changed my personality to the point where they suspected I had a severe mood or personality disorder. When I stopped this combo my personality returned to normal. I have seen the same thing happen in 100% of cases where these drugs are mixed (n=3). The symptoms it produces can resemble borderline personality disorder &/or bipolar. Basically mood swings that are disproportionate to the situation. Common sense seems to disappear. People also seemed to think I was being disingenuous but in reality I was too confused to remain consistent. I have never taken trazadone but my sister took it mixed with klonopin and it would knock her out for a long time, sometimes an entire day. Hope that helps a little. All the best to you and your mother.
Ms67GTO on Nov, 21, 2012:
Leena, I have taken Klonopin (Clonazepam) in combination with hydrocodone for a number of years with absolutely no side effects. Both are extremely beneficial to my conditions. I'm truly sorry you suffered nasty effects from this combo. Each person's metabolism and chemical make-up are very different. What may work for some, doesn't work for others. After hearing someone's success story using particular drugs, others want to copy their regimen in hopes of the same relief. It may have worked for them, but you may suffer dire consequences.
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