Review: taking Gabapentin and Savella together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Savella together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Savella. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 263 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 39,609 Gabapentin users) Savella has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 3,392 Savella users)
What are the drugs
Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,609 Gabapentin users)
Savella has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 3,392 Savella users)
On Feb, 6, 2015: 263 people who take Gabapentin, Savella are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Savella (milnacipran 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||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(2 of 8 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(3 of 11 people)
(1 of 3 people)
|Savella is effective||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 12 people)
(1 of 5 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(3 of 3 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|
|Fatigue||Nausea||Urinary Retention||Pain||Fibromyalgia||Drug Ineffective||n/a||Fatigue|
|Agitation||Hypertension||Muscle Fatigue||Suicidal Ideation||Facet Joint Syndrome||Dry Mouth||Pain|
|Nausea||Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness||Cervicogenic Headache||Cardiac Disorder||Back Pain - Low||Fatigue||Nausea|
|Hyperhidrosis||Pancreatitis Acute||High Blood Pressure||Drug Ineffective||High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides||Pain||Headache|
|Insomnia||Abnormal Dreams||Stevens-johnson Syndrome||Somnolence||Hypertension||Decreased Appetite||Agitation|
|Headache||Diastolic Dysfunction||Pancreatitis||Nausea||Depression||Depression Aggravated||Insomnia|
|Diarrhoea||Fatigue||Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness||Loss Of Consciousness||Migraine||Nausea Aggravated||Drug Ineffective|
|Irritability||Decreased Appetite||Tinnitus||Musculoskeletal Stiffness||Gerd||Ibs||Vomiting|
|Palpitations||Neck Pain||Neuroma||Malaise||Urinary Retention||Middle Insomnia||Malaise|
|Drug Ineffective||Ventricular Hypertrophy||Skin Plaque||Tremor||Vomiting||Irritability|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Gabapentin is effective||29.63%|
(8 of 27 people)
(1 of 3 people)
|Savella is effective||33.33%|
(8 of 24 people)
(0 of 3 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Nausea||Pain In Extremity|
|Agitation||Red Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate Increased|
|Drug Ineffective||Drug Ineffective|
|Diarrhoea||Antinuclear Antibody Increased|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Gabapentin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 6 people)
(1 of 10 people)
(4 of 33 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(3 of 8 people)
|Savella is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||16.67%|
(1 of 6 people)
(2 of 10 people)
(3 of 32 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(2 of 8 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||n/a||Hypertension||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Tachycardia||Nausea||Fatigue||Headache|
|Flushing||Vomiting||Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness||Decreased Appetite||Heart Rate Increased||Fatigue|
|Pain||Loss Of Consciousness||Fall||Dyspnoea||Agitation|
|Back Pain - Low||Dyspnoea||Headache||Suicidal Ideation||Dyskinesia|
|Myofascial Pain Syndrome||Pulmonary Embolism||Vomiting||Hot Flush||Nightmare|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- I have crohn's disease, avn, had 5 hip replacements. does entocort. affect my avn?
I've been on Imuran for my Crohns Disease for over 20.years, I have AVN in both hips (5 hip replacements) I had the Depuy Metal on Metal Pinnacle Cup components. Got Melatosis and had revisions done on both hips, replaced with ceramic femoral heads and plastic lining in the cup. My left hip dislocated 3 times after surgery and had to have my left hip replaced AGAIN !! I also have AVN in both knees (they need replaced ASAP). Also AVN in my shoulders.
- I am a type 1 diabetic. what are some drugs i should never take with levomir and humalog?
I am having sweats and am concerned that the drugs I am taking are the problem. Just had a CABG X3 and feel pretty well. my diabetes is type 1 and very hard to control. After 52 years I have tried many diets and different insulins. Now I just take 5 to six injections per day of the humalog and 2 of levemir.
- Has anyone had surgery for an av fistula ofthethorasic spine
for the past 8 months I have had severe nerve pain and numbness after surgery for an AV fistula ib my thorasic spine
- Can gabapentin be taken with theanine? (1 answer)
Our adult son is 34 and his medical doctor is using Gabapentin for behaviors and anxiety. We (my husband and I) use Theanine for anxiety for ourselves. Our son is showing signs of anxiety and he is nonverbal. His behaviors go up when he is anxious and he also stops eating. We want to use the theanine with the gabapentin but his medical Dr. thinks its bologny. We certainly dont want to give him the theanine if there is an interaction with the gabapentin. We have talked with our pharmacist and he doesnt see that there could be a problem Our sons dr. had never even heard of "Theanine". Anyone have the answer to combining the two?
- Is it safe to take biotin and humira to gether?
I would like to add biotin to my daily med. schedule. I want to make sure there are no interactions
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Savella Dose pack prescribed. Details below.
Recently prescribed Savella dose pack to treat unremitting fatigue. Dx: PMR NOS. Also taking Tramadol 200 mgs. daily, 3 years for Severe Chronic Bursitis.
After 12.5 msg Savella twice daily for three days, nothing different noted.
Dose pack increase: 25 mgs twice daily for four days. After three days, noted moderate increase in energy. Dose pack increase to 50 mgs. twice daily. After three to four days felt increasingly worse: fatigued, weak, unsteady on my feet, heart rate 104 (typically 70-74). Fatigue much worse than before started Savella. Quit Savella.
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