Review: Gabapentin and Wellbutrin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Gabapentin and Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3,916 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Gabapentin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Wellbutrin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 3,916 people who reported to have interactions when taking Gabapentin, Wellbutrin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Gabapentin, Wellbutrin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||742|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||446|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||424|
|Headache (pain in head)||368|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Gabapentin, Wellbutrin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Road Traffic Accident||45|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||37|
|Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)||35|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bupropion hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By clmason: Can i take 10mg wellbutrin and 15mg cyclobenziprin
(for a 42 year old woman who has Smoke Cigarettes But Meds To Quit Cause Me To Lose Weight, And Have Head Aches, and takes Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Bupropion Hydrochloride)
Wellbutrin make lose weight and give me head aches so I take cyclobenzaprin for weight gain and head aches
(Number of patients like clmason: 3,151)
- By Smooch: Does ditropan xl cause depression especially in people who are bipolar?
(for a 61 year old woman who has Bladder Incontence, and takes Effexor, Wellbutrin, Seroquel, Synthroid, Depakote Er, Clonidine Hydrochloride)
Since starting Ditropan XL I have become depressed and anxious. Is this common?
(Number of patients like Smooch: 8,417)
- By loveslittlefeet: Has anyone gotten mouth sores from and gabapentin
(for a 40 year old woman who has Mouth Sores, and takes Gabapentin)
I got mouth sores from lyrica first and didn't know it. Then I was prescribed Cymbalta that's when I figured it out . Then I got gabapentin and i was screwed it gets worse every time and my mouth swells more and more every time and i can't eat know What should I do.
(Number of patients like loveslittlefeet: 1,615)
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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:
- Gabapentin is used in:
- Wellbutrin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Wellbutrin alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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