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Review: taking Neurontin and Butrans together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Neurontin and Butrans together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Neurontin and Butrans. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 57,777 Neurontin users)

Butrans has active ingredients of buprenorphine. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 799 Butrans users)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 38 people who take Neurontin, Butrans are studied

Neurontin, Butrans outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Neurontin (gabapentin)
- Butrans (buprenorphine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Neurontin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Butrans is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
TremorNeck PainCoughHypertensionScalp Painn/aBack Pain - LowPain
Feeling AbnormalHeadache - Mixed Tension MigraineImpaired MemoryScalp PainBack Pain - LowAsthenia
Pancreatitis ChronicSkin LesionDepressionImpaired MemoryAbdominal Pain
Abdominal PainChest DiscomfortIrritabilityCoughNausea
HallucinationNight TerrorAngerIrritabilityLeukopenia
Chest DiscomfortSleep WalkingDepressionFlank Pain
Neck PainNightmaresAngerHypertension
Headache - Mixed Tension MigraineDehydration
Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased
Dry Skin

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Neurontin is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
Butrans is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AstheniaThroat Tightness
Abdominal PainUrticaria
PainHypersensitivity
NauseaVisual Impairment
DepressionMigraine
Flank PainDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
ConstipationPhotophobia
HypertensionHeadache
Viral InfectionSyncope
DehydrationBack Pain - Low

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neurontin is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Butrans is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aThroat TightnessEscherichia InfectionDizzinessPneumonia BacterialHypertension
UrticariaPyrexiaAnkle FractureKlebsiella InfectionAbdominal Pain
HypersensitivityBack PainFallPruritusUrine Colour Abnormal
UrosepsisChest DiscomfortWeight IncreasedDepression
Suprapubic PainNeck PainRash PruriticNausea
Dermatitis ContactGait DisturbanceStenotrophomonas InfectionDiarrhoea
Injection Site RashHeadache - Mixed Tension MigrainePneumonia FungalFatigue
Injection Site HaemorrhageBack Pain - LowNightmaresDyspnoea Exertional
HeadacheDepressionNight TerrorAnaemia
PainIrritabilitySleep WalkingOral Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I am thinking that after a long bout of going nowhere with Drs. That I might have Myathesia Gravis. My Grandmother had it and I am thinking that my brother had it when he was born.He failed to thrive at first as he was unable to suck very well. He did make it though with a forced feeding of milk and bananas. He was sickly all his life though and recently died of cancer. I noticed that my eye is drooping on the left side. I have periods of extream fatigue, my left arm is tingly and I can't seem to feed myself without changing to my right hand. I have spinal stenosis and severe pain in my hip area but my right big toe seems to be tingly from time to time. I also have a swallow problem that causes me to choke or throw up the food or drink. Pills stay part way down a lot. My G.I. guy wants to strech my esophegus. I tend to eat soft foods and stay away from steak or anything chewy. I have congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death, syncope all of which I greatfully managed to survive. I have fibromyalgia, and some nodules on my chest wall ( i forget what that is called) I have had 5 or 6 bouts with Costochrondritus which was way worse than actually having my heart stop. Costo hurts like a beech! I am frequently short of breath, exercize intolerant and have trouble holding my water.I have good dsys and bad days. Also my left hand and the base of my scalp goes all numb and tingly sometimes. There is also a terrible electric shock type feeling in my mid back area that makes me completely stop in my tracks and feel like I have been hit with a 350 lb pro football player. I have been hypokalimic after taking water pills (Ferosimide) i have taken prendisone for the Chosto and feel better immediatly, but I have mental reactions to too much Prendisone. I am very allergic to NSAID'S and pennicillian. Anyone got any ideas that the Drs have maybe not thought of... I would sure like to get better and go dance but the last time I danced I lasted 3 minutes before I had to fall into a chair.

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  • I began having neck and back problems June 2009. I progressivly have gotten worse. The current medicines I am on, deaden the pain, but never completely relieves it. I was prescibed Neurotin Jan. 2011. It was a miracle for me. I felt better than I had in years. The burning, stabbing, and most of the tingling sensations were GREATLY reduced. However, I was married Nov. 2010. In Feb., we began having problems. He would do things that would just drive me insane! Make me so angry. He divorced me one year later, Nov. 2012. My very best friend in all the world called me today and we were talking. Her doctor just recently tried to put her on neurontin. She researched it, and told me she thought I should stop taking it because of some things she had read about it, and because of some changes she has noticed in me. I have a 21 year old son, and I was on the phone with my friend one day, my son did something, and I "went off" on him. My friend has said that she has noticed a lot of changes in me. I have NEVER treated my son or anyone like that. Plus other behaviors I have displayed, including contemplating suicide in Dec-Jan. I thought it was my husband fault because of the things he had done. But my friend reminded me that my ex-husband had done a lot worse, and I never reacted this way. She said her and her husband had been talking about it for a while now, and now she believes it is the medicine. I just wonder what is going on.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Neurontin (gabapentin) is often used to treat pain. Butrans (buprenorphine) is often used to treat pain. 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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