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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.

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What are the drugs

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Trend of gabapentin reports

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,933 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of wellbutrin reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 4,257 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)
25.00%
(14 of 56 people)
39.39%
(13 of 33 people)
20.93%
(9 of 43 people)
32.79%
(20 of 61 people)
42.50%
(17 of 40 people)
57.14%
(8 of 14 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Wellbutrin is effective5.56%
(1 of 18 people)
35.42%
(17 of 48 people)
40.91%
(9 of 22 people)
28.89%
(13 of 45 people)
36.23%
(25 of 69 people)
51.28%
(20 of 39 people)
55.56%
(15 of 27 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
InsomniaDepressionDyspnoeaPainAnxietyAnxietyOsteoporosis Post-menopausalPain
SomnolenceSuicidal IdeationSuicide AttemptCompleted SuicideDepressionPainFatigueAnxiety
Drug IneffectiveAnxietyDrug IneffectiveDyspnoeaRoad Traffic AccidentSuicidal IdeationMuscle CrampsDepression
NauseaSuicide AttemptHiatus HerniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusSuicide AttemptDepressionBurning Feet SyndromeNausea
FatigueDrug IneffectiveGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAnxietySuicidal IdeationCoronary Artery DiseaseAbdominal Pain LowerFatigue
Weight IncreasedMemory ImpairmentInfluenza Like IllnessDrug IneffectivePainHypertensionPainDyspnoea
DysarthriaInsomniaTachycardiaHerniaConvulsionType 2 Diabetes MellitusOedemaHeadache
Feeling AbnormalAngerHyperlipidaemiaDizzinessInsomniaDry MouthLoss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And NumbnessBack Pain
HeadacheConvulsionVertigoNeuropathy PeripheralAngerWeight GainLoss Of LibidoWeight Increased
Back PainHallucinationCoronary Artery DiseaseEmotional DistressTardive DyskinesiaConstipationAppetite IncreasedDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Gabapentin is effective34.01%
(67 of 197 people)
25.00%
(18 of 72 people)
Wellbutrin is effective39.29%
(77 of 196 people)
30.56%
(22 of 72 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
AnxietyDepression
DepressionPain
NauseaInsomnia
FatigueHeadache
Weight IncreasedNausea
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea
DizzinessFatigue
DyspnoeaVomiting
ArthralgiaBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/a29.55%
(13 of 44 people)
23.23%
(23 of 99 people)
12.67%
(19 of 150 people)
20.69%
(24 of 116 people)
6.36%
(7 of 110 people)
Wellbutrin is effectiven/an/an/a33.33%
(17 of 51 people)
18.75%
(18 of 96 people)
15.17%
(22 of 145 people)
21.26%
(27 of 127 people)
13.27%
(15 of 113 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
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 MellitusArthralgiaDyspnoea
AnhedoniaPoor Quality SleepPoisoningPainDrug IneffectiveDizzinessDepression
FearConvulsions NosOverdoseParaesthesiaHeadacheWeight IncreasedInsomnia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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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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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