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Review: Percocet and Gabapentin





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 4,265 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 26,450 users)

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 4,265 people who take Percocet, Gabapentin are studied

Percocet, Gabapentin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Percocet (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride)
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Percocet is effective15.00%
(3 of 20 people)
37.78%
(17 of 45 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
30.30%
(10 of 33 people)
42.86%
(15 of 35 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Gabapentin is effective14.29%
(5 of 35 people)
10.26%
(4 of 39 people)
26.67%
(4 of 15 people)
26.09%
(6 of 23 people)
20.00%
(5 of 25 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaDepressionBack PainDrug IneffectivePainAnxietyAnxietyPain
PainHypertensionHypertensionPainDepressionMyocardial InfarctionFeverAnxiety
DizzinessAnxietyAnaemiaCompleted SuicideAnxietyHypoaesthesiaChronic PainNausea
FallDrug IneffectiveErythemaMulti-organ FailureSuicidal IdeationCerebrovascular AccidentFatigueBack Pain
HeadachePainLung NeoplasmDepressionBack PainDepressionMuscle PainDepression
Drug IneffectiveFatigueKyphosisArteriosclerosisArthralgiaAnaemiaJoint PainDyspnoea
InsomniaNauseaMuscle SwellingHypertensionMood SwingsHypertensionSleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia TypeFatigue
Back PainConfusional StateOsteonecrosis Of JawCardiac ArrestAngerGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseLower Extremity MassAnaemia
Weight IncreasedDrug DependencePollakiuriaMyocardial InfarctionDrug DependencePainDepression AggravatedOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
AnaemiaGait DisturbancePain In JawNauseaDrug IneffectiveSwellingHot FlashesPain In Extremity

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Percocet is effective33.03%
(36 of 109 people)
35.71%
(20 of 56 people)
Gabapentin is effective20.79%
(21 of 101 people)
14.55%
(8 of 55 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
AnxietyAnxiety
NauseaNausea
Back PainBack Pain
DepressionDepression
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
FallAnaemia
Pain In ExtremityOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
FatigueConstipation
ArthralgiaHeadache

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Percocet is effectiven/an/an/a28.57%
(10 of 35 people)
17.28%
(14 of 81 people)
19.35%
(12 of 62 people)
19.35%
(12 of 62 people)
20.00%
(8 of 40 people)
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/a6.25%
(2 of 32 people)
6.33%
(5 of 79 people)
10.45%
(7 of 67 people)
15.87%
(10 of 63 people)
15.00%
(6 of 40 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tricuspid Valve DiseasePainPainDyspnoeaDepressionPainPainPain
Ventricular Septal DefectOtitis MediaIleusVomitingPainNauseaAnxietyAnxiety
Drug Exposure During PregnancySkin InfectionHyponatraemiaDepressionHeadacheAnxietyAnaemiaFall
Cardiac AneurysmDevice Related InfectionNauseaAnxietyAnxietyDepressionBack PainBack Pain
Pericardial EffusionPneumoniaFebrile NeutropeniaPainNauseaArthralgiaNauseaAnaemia
JaundiceFeeding Tube ComplicationVomitingNauseaHypoaesthesiaHeadacheFatigueBone Disorder
NephrolithiasisVomitingAbdominal DistensionCholecystitis ChronicDrug IneffectiveInsomniaOsteonecrosis Of JawNausea
Cardiac PerforationDrug Level IncreasedPneumoniaAbdominal PainDyspnoeaBack PainOedema PeripheralDyspnoea
Skull MalformationConvulsionFatigueAsthmaArthralgiaFatigueArthralgiaAsthenia
Jaundice NeonatalDrug Withdrawal SyndromeDehydrationSuicidal IdeationDizzinessChest PainConstipationOsteonecrosis Of Jaw

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Percocet and memory loss
    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.
  • Ranexa and erectile dysfunction
    I have experienced moderate ED with taking multiple heart and NO meds. This has been manageable and acceptable. Cardiologist added Ranexa (Ranalozine) 3 weeks ago and I am now experiencing complete erectile and ejaculatory failure.
  • Cough and gabapentin
    Have chronic cough for 6 yr's at least.3 yr's ago it got bad enough to seek doc. Help. Took all the tests . Tried to tell me I had asthma,copd, ect. Put me on sprivia, symbicort, singular, helped a little for awhile. Long story short. Went to one doc. He asked me some questions about my cough. Figured out it usually started with a tickle on the left side of my throat. And he put me on gabapentin 300mg. 3 times Aday. Which is for nerve damage. It took about 7days to see some change. And about 35days To stop the chronic cough. I still cough once in awhile. But no chronic coughing. Now I am going to try and see if I can stop the other med,s one at a time and see what happens
  • 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I've been diagnosed with sero-negative rheumatoid arthritis. I have only tested minimally positive on the anti-CCP test and had a slightly high SED rate. My most recent tests showed some slight elevation in some RA marker tests, but nothing really significant. My rheumatologist is now doubting whether I have RA or some other pain syndrome going on.

    Reply

    IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:

    My first RA Dr. put me on Plaquenil, it seemed to work for six months, then stopped - I thought the dose would be adjusted but it wasn't, so I went to another RA Doc - C-RP wasn't too high, sero neg. Was put on methotrexate - I ended up with a mouth sore the NEXT day, then bumps started appearing on my face, like zits, but NOT zits. I didn't touch them, but they ulcerated, left me full of scars on face, legs, etc - I have been OFF methotrexate for 5 years AND still have the same problem along with a daily fever (100+) and severe sweating - I knew the bumps were a sign of being allergic to Methotrexate, I quit it right away, called Dr. to get in - they told me 3 months (I was an established patient). In terms of fever and sweating, the ONLY thing I have in common with some of these posts and drug lists is METHOTREXATE - I wouldn't allow a pet to take it. I seem to have more in common with a friend who as MS - but my reg. doc doesn't listen to that. I can't take bio. drugs (live in "fungal" region), so I take pain medicine - as little as possible, I guess the Methotrexate is STILL messing with my body. I have a very good acupuncturist - when I told him that my Doc. wasn't "sure" about RA, he poked me (lightly) with his finger in two places and ask which hurt more. He confirmed the RA as it travels on certain meridians in Chinese medicine. Had I picked a different spot for hurting more, then we would have to figure out what I really had. My joints are deteriorating but now I'm afraid of the drugs for RA, so I just put up with and manage the pain (which is extreme) with pain meds, cold therapy (I love my cryo-cuff), and acupuncture. I wish that the side effects of RA drugs weren't as bad as they are! Leaving Cymbalta, Lyrica, Plaquenil and Methotrexate (all at different times) OUT of my body made me realize that they did affect me - I was "foggy" and sluggish mentally but didn't really notice it until I quit them.

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

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