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Review: Gabapentin and Wellbutrin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,254 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,456 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,897 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 4,254 people who take Gabapentin, Wellbutrin are studied

Gabapentin, Wellbutrin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Gabapentin is effective21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
(14 of 56 people)
(12 of 32 people)
(9 of 43 people)
(20 of 61 people)
(17 of 39 people)
(8 of 14 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Wellbutrin is effective5.56%
(1 of 18 people)
(17 of 48 people)
(9 of 22 people)
(13 of 45 people)
(24 of 68 people)
(20 of 39 people)
(14 of 26 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
SomnolenceSuicidal IdeationSuicide AttemptCompleted SuicideDepressionPainOsteoporosis Post-menopausalAnxiety
Drug IneffectiveAnxietyDrug IneffectiveDyspnoeaRoad Traffic AccidentSuicidal IdeationMuscle CrampsDepression
NauseaSuicide AttemptHiatus HerniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusSuicide AttemptDepressionOedemaNausea
FatigueDrug IneffectiveGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAnxietySuicidal IdeationCoronary Artery DiseaseAbdominal Pain LowerFatigue
Weight IncreasedMemory ImpairmentInfluenza Like IllnessDrug IneffectivePainHypertensionLoss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And NumbnessDyspnoea
DysarthriaInsomniaVertigoHerniaConvulsionType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainHeadache
Feeling AbnormalAngerHyperlipidaemiaDizzinessInsomniaConstipationLoss Of LibidoBack Pain
HeadacheConvulsionTachycardiaNeuropathy PeripheralAngerDry MouthAppetite IncreasedWeight Increased
Back PainHallucinationMyocardial InfarctionEmotional DistressTardive DyskinesiaWeight GainWeight Above NormalDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Gabapentin is effective33.85%
(66 of 195 people)
(18 of 72 people)
Wellbutrin is effective38.66%
(75 of 194 people)
(22 of 72 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Weight IncreasedNausea
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea
ArthralgiaBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/a29.55%
(13 of 44 people)
(23 of 99 people)
(18 of 149 people)
(24 of 115 people)
(7 of 110 people)
Wellbutrin is effectiven/an/an/a33.33%
(17 of 51 people)
(18 of 96 people)
(21 of 144 people)
(26 of 126 people)
(15 of 113 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Diabetes Mellitusn/aCompleted SuicideCompleted SuicideAnxietyPainPainPain
Suicidal IdeationAggressionDepressionDepressionDepressionAnxietyFall
Weight IncreasedSuicide AttemptDrug IneffectiveSuicidal IdeationNauseaFatigueNausea
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusSuicidal IdeationAnxietyWeight IncreasedAnxietyDepressionAnxiety
Cleft LipGrand Mal ConvulsionSuicide AttemptHeadacheDiabetes MellitusNauseaDrug Ineffective
PollakiuriaConvulsionPainDyspnoeaDyspnoeaBack PainFatigue
InjuryHallucination, AuditoryDiarrhoeaFatigueFatigueDyspnoeaAsthenia
AnxietySelf MutilationNeuropathy PeripheralBack PainType 2 Diabetes MellitusDizzinessDyspnoea
AnhedoniaPoor Quality SleepPoisoningPainDrug IneffectiveArthralgiaDepression
FearConvulsions NosOverdoseParaesthesiaHeadacheWeight IncreasedInsomnia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.

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