Review: taking Percocet and Gabapentin together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Percocet and Gabapentin together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Percocet and Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,267 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 26,462 Percocet users) Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users)
What are the drugs
Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 26,462 Percocet users)
Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 4,267 people who take Percocet, Gabapentin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Percocet (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride)
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
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|
|Percocet is effective||14.29%|
(3 of 21 people)
(17 of 45 people)
(6 of 15 people)
(10 of 33 people)
(15 of 36 people)
(3 of 11 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(1 of 2 people)
|Gabapentin is effective||14.29%|
(5 of 35 people)
(4 of 39 people)
(4 of 15 people)
(6 of 23 people)
(6 of 27 people)
(2 of 11 people)
(4 of 11 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|
|Pain||Depression||Back Pain||Drug Ineffective||Pain||Anxiety||Anxiety||Pain|
|Dizziness||Anxiety||Anaemia||Completed Suicide||Depression||Hypoaesthesia||Chronic Pain||Nausea|
|Fall||Drug Ineffective||Erythema||Multi-organ Failure||Suicidal Ideation||Cerebrovascular Accident||Fatigue||Back Pain|
|Headache||Pain||Lung Neoplasm||Depression||Back Pain||Depression||Muscle Pain||Depression|
|Drug Ineffective||Fatigue||Kyphosis||Arteriosclerosis||Mood Swings||Anaemia||Joint Pain||Dyspnoea|
|Weight Increased||Nausea||Muscle Swelling||Hypertension||Arthralgia||Hypertension||Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type||Fatigue|
|Back Pain||Confusional State||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw||Cardiac Arrest||Drug Dependence||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||Lower Extremity Mass||Anaemia|
|Insomnia||Drug Dependence||Pollakiuria||Myocardial Infarction||Drug Ineffective||Pain||Depression Aggravated||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw|
|Somnolence||Gait Disturbance||Pain In Jaw||Nausea||Anger||Swelling||Hot Flashes||Pain In Extremity|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Percocet is effective||32.73%|
(36 of 110 people)
(20 of 57 people)
|Gabapentin is effective||20.59%|
(21 of 102 people)
(9 of 56 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Back Pain||Back Pain|
|Pain In Extremity||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Percocet is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||28.57%|
(10 of 35 people)
(14 of 81 people)
(12 of 64 people)
(12 of 62 people)
(8 of 40 people)
|Gabapentin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||6.25%|
(2 of 32 people)
(5 of 79 people)
(8 of 69 people)
(10 of 63 people)
(6 of 40 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Tricuspid Valve Disease||Pain||Pain||Dyspnoea||Depression||Pain||Pain||Pain|
|Ventricular Septal Defect||Otitis Media||Ileus||Vomiting||Pain||Nausea||Anxiety||Anxiety|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Skin Infection||Hyponatraemia||Depression||Headache||Anxiety||Anaemia||Fall|
|Cardiac Aneurysm||Device Related Infection||Nausea||Anxiety||Anxiety||Depression||Back Pain||Back Pain|
|Pericardial Effusion||Pneumonia||Febrile Neutropenia||Pain||Nausea||Arthralgia||Nausea||Anaemia|
|Jaundice||Feeding Tube Complication||Vomiting||Nausea||Hypoaesthesia||Headache||Fatigue||Bone Disorder|
|Nephrolithiasis||Vomiting||Abdominal Distension||Cholecystitis Chronic||Drug Ineffective||Insomnia||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw||Nausea|
|Cardiac Perforation||Drug Level Increased||Pneumonia||Abdominal Pain||Dyspnoea||Back Pain||Oedema Peripheral||Dyspnoea|
|Jaundice Neonatal||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Dehydration||Suicidal Ideation||Dizziness||Chest Pain||Constipation||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- How many/what percentage of older males who have had a stroke, have another while taking uloric?
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A close friend of mine has been using prescription Percocet for 5 to 6 years. Her MD first prescribed the lowest dosage possible to be taken 3 to 4 times daily for pain. I am aware that this medication frequently needs to be increased because it will become less effective. I don't know how many times he has increased the dosage but it has been many times. I believe now she is taking the highest dosage of it up to four to six times daily and six tablets at a time. I have made several attempts to tell her the information I know about Percocet and to have her to ask her MD about her now short and long term memory problems. Her response is to shout at me, telling me she needs that much for pain and to mind my own business when I tell her about the negative side effects I see, especially her daily and hourly memory problems. She has also said she has no reason to speak to her doctor about memory problems. I think that is because she fears he might lower the dosage. My concern about her poor memory only causes her to tell me I am the one with a bad memory, even though the only pain meds I infrequently take are OTC ones. According to my MD, I have been told my memory for my age of 63 is perfectly fine and better than most for my age. Also I take no medications with the side effects that cause memory problems. In addition when my MD prescribes new medication I always read the info that accompanies them, do research online and pay attention to all warnings and side effect info. The few times I have had side effects they have only been GI problems and I have consulted my MD regarding those and work with my MD for an alternative medication. My friend NEVER EVER reads any of the accompanying material that comes with her prescriptions. Also she never looks up her medications online to get additional information, including possible side effects. I worry about her very much and fear she now has an addiction to Percocet. Several years ago she asked her MD for Chantix to stop smoking, never reading the info supplied with the prescription. I urged to read the info and side effects. She declined, telling me she knew what she was doing. After two weeks of using Chantix she had a mental break down and ended up on the psych ward of our local hospital for 3 weeks. That medication was the first that began to cause her to have memory problems. She accepted that fact for about a month then dismissed it claiming her memory problems were over. They weren't because she was still taking Percocet. I understand no one wants to be told by a friend they suspect that person has memory problems, but I haven't done so to be mean or cruel, but only out of great love and concern. At this point with all the Percocet she takes daily she really is at a level to be considered an addict and I fear soon she will convince her MD to increase the dosage because it no longer controls her pain. I've written this review as a cautionary tale to inform others to be vigilant with their family, friends and loved ones as Percocet can and does cause short and long term memory loss. Although all my efforts to assist and speak to my friend have failed, please don't give up on those in your life who you notice are experiencing memory loss signs that take Percocet. If possible speak to them or their MD. Oh, and be prepared to be yelled at that you are the one with memory problems or to be told to mind your own business. And please, please read the information that accompanies all of your medications.
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On eHealthMe, Percocet (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. 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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