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Review: taking Gabapentin and Wellbutrin together

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 4,268 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,682 Gabapentin users)

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,119 Wellbutrin users)

On May, 2, 2015: 4,268 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)
24.56%
(14 of 57 people)
38.24%
(13 of 34 people)
23.91%
(11 of 46 people)
32.81%
(21 of 64 people)
42.86%
(18 of 42 people)
57.14%
(8 of 14 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Wellbutrin is effective5.56%
(1 of 18 people)
34.69%
(17 of 49 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
27.66%
(13 of 47 people)
38.89%
(28 of 72 people)
53.66%
(22 of 41 people)
53.57%
(15 of 28 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Gabapentin is effective34.47%
(71 of 206 people)
24.66%
(18 of 73 people)
Wellbutrin is effective40.00%
(82 of 205 people)
30.14%
(22 of 73 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/a28.00%
(14 of 50 people)
23.53%
(24 of 102 people)
12.42%
(19 of 153 people)
20.16%
(26 of 129 people)
6.19%
(7 of 113 people)
Wellbutrin is effectiven/an/an/a31.58%
(18 of 57 people)
19.19%
(19 of 99 people)
16.22%
(24 of 148 people)
20.00%
(28 of 140 people)
12.93%
(15 of 116 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
InsomniaSuicidal IdeationDyspnoeaPainAnxietyAnxietyOsteoporosis Post-menopausalPain
SomnolenceAnxietySuicide AttemptAnxietyDepressionPainFatigueAnxiety
Drug IneffectiveSuicide AttemptDrug IneffectiveCompleted SuicideRoad Traffic AccidentDepressionMuscle CrampsDepression
NauseaDepressionInfluenza Like IllnessDizzinessSuicide AttemptCoronary Artery DiseaseBurning Feet SyndromeNausea
FatigueDrug IneffectiveHiatus HerniaDrug IneffectiveSuicidal IdeationSuicidal IdeationAbdominal Pain LowerFatigue
Weight IncreasedMemory ImpairmentGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseHerniaPainConstipationPainDyspnoea
DysarthriaInsomniaTachycardiaNeuropathy PeripheralInsomniaWeight GainOedemaHeadache
Feeling AbnormalHallucinationVertigoDyspnoeaConvulsionDry MouthLoss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And NumbnessBack Pain
HeadacheAngerHyperlipidaemiaType 2 Diabetes MellitusAngerType 2 Diabetes MellitusLoss Of LibidoWeight Increased
Back PainConvulsionDepressionOedema PeripheralTardive DyskinesiaHypertensionAppetite IncreasedDrug Ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
AnxietyDepression
DepressionPain
NauseaInsomnia
FatigueHeadache
Weight IncreasedNausea
DizzinessDyspnoea
Drug IneffectiveFatigue
DyspnoeaBack Pain
ArthralgiaVomiting

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 ConvulsionPainHeadacheDiabetes MellitusNauseaDrug Ineffective
PollakiuriaConvulsionSuicide AttemptDyspnoeaDyspnoeaBack PainFatigue
InjuryHallucination, AuditoryNeuropathy PeripheralPainFatigueDyspnoeaDepression
AnxietySelf MutilationDiarrhoeaFatigueType 2 Diabetes MellitusDizzinessAsthenia
AnhedoniaPoor Quality SleepConstipationBack PainDrug IneffectiveArthralgiaDyspnoea
FearConvulsions NosTremorParaesthesiaHeadacheWeight IncreasedInsomnia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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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