Review: Gabapentin and Wellbutrin
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Gabapentin and Wellbutrin together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,257 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
What are the drugs
Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,933 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Nov, 28, 2014: 4,257 people who take Gabapentin, Wellbutrin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Wellbutrin (bupropion 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||21.74%|
(5 of 23 people)
(14 of 56 people)
(13 of 33 people)
(9 of 43 people)
(20 of 61 people)
(17 of 40 people)
(8 of 14 people)
(0 of 1 people)
|Wellbutrin is effective||5.56%|
(1 of 18 people)
(17 of 48 people)
(9 of 22 people)
(13 of 45 people)
(25 of 69 people)
(20 of 39 people)
(15 of 27 people)
(0 of 1 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|
|Somnolence||Suicidal Ideation||Suicide Attempt||Completed Suicide||Depression||Pain||Fatigue||Anxiety|
|Drug Ineffective||Anxiety||Drug Ineffective||Dyspnoea||Road Traffic Accident||Suicidal Ideation||Muscle Cramps||Depression|
|Nausea||Suicide Attempt||Hiatus Hernia||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Suicide Attempt||Depression||Burning Feet Syndrome||Nausea|
|Fatigue||Drug Ineffective||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||Anxiety||Suicidal Ideation||Coronary Artery Disease||Abdominal Pain Lower||Fatigue|
|Weight Increased||Memory Impairment||Influenza Like Illness||Drug Ineffective||Pain||Hypertension||Pain||Dyspnoea|
|Dysarthria||Insomnia||Tachycardia||Hernia||Convulsion||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Oedema||Headache|
|Feeling Abnormal||Anger||Hyperlipidaemia||Dizziness||Insomnia||Dry Mouth||Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness||Back Pain|
|Headache||Convulsion||Vertigo||Neuropathy Peripheral||Anger||Weight Gain||Loss Of Libido||Weight Increased|
|Back Pain||Hallucination||Coronary Artery Disease||Emotional Distress||Tardive Dyskinesia||Constipation||Appetite Increased||Drug Ineffective|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Gabapentin is effective||34.01%|
(67 of 197 people)
(18 of 72 people)
|Wellbutrin is effective||39.29%|
(77 of 196 people)
(22 of 72 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Gabapentin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||29.55%|
(13 of 44 people)
(23 of 99 people)
(19 of 150 people)
(24 of 116 people)
(7 of 110 people)
|Wellbutrin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||33.33%|
(17 of 51 people)
(18 of 96 people)
(22 of 145 people)
(27 of 127 people)
(15 of 113 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||n/a||Completed Suicide||Completed Suicide||Anxiety||Pain||Pain||Pain|
|Weight Increased||Suicide Attempt||Drug Ineffective||Suicidal Ideation||Nausea||Fatigue||Nausea|
|Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Suicidal Ideation||Anxiety||Weight Increased||Anxiety||Depression||Anxiety|
|Cleft Lip||Grand Mal Convulsion||Suicide Attempt||Headache||Diabetes Mellitus||Nausea||Drug Ineffective|
|Anxiety||Self Mutilation||Neuropathy Peripheral||Back Pain||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Arthralgia||Dyspnoea|
|Anhedonia||Poor Quality Sleep||Poisoning||Pain||Drug Ineffective||Dizziness||Depression|
|Fear||Convulsions Nos||Overdose||Paraesthesia||Headache||Weight Increased||Insomnia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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(Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.
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(Asked by a 20 year old woman who has Nickel Allergy , Epilepsy, and takes Zantac, Lidocaine Hydrochloride, Gabapentin)
I have a severe nickel allergy and I have epilepsy. I am considering explain to reduce periodes since my seizures are worse that time of the month. I need to know if nexplanon has nickel because I need to avoid it if it does.
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(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Neuropathy Peripheral, Renal Failure - Chronic, Bladder Distension, and takes Pyridoxine, Methylcobalamin, Alpha - Lipoic Acid, Gabapentin)
Existing illness are Chronic renal failure (after hydro uretero nephrosis due to BPH) and peripheral neuropathy (vit B6 deficiency ) after ATT are the major problems along with BP .At present , the problem is that creatinine gas risen from 1,1 to 1.5 in 6 months .Since 6 months , I am taking medicin ...
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(Asked by a 34 year old woman who has Interstitial Cystitis.losing Hair, and takes Gabapentin )
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Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...
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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:
- Gabapentin alternatives:
- Wellbutrin alternatives:
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