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Review: Neurontin and Intuniv

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Neurontin and Intuniv. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,750 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Intuniv (latest outcomes from 824 users) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 78 people who take Neurontin, Intuniv are studied

Neurontin, Intuniv outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Neurontin (gabapentin)
- Intuniv (guanfacine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Neurontin is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Intuniv is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Sleepiness - During The Dayn/aWeight DecreasedMacular HoleGingivitisSleepiness - During The Dayn/aNausea
Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone DecreasedNeuropathy - PeripheralMacular HoleProgressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Extrapyramidal DisorderGingivitisNeuropathy - PeripheralVomiting
Tardive DyskinesiaHypotension
Anxiety
Drug Ineffective
Dyspnoea
Blood Urea Increased
Palpitations
Agitation

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Neurontin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
Intuniv is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaProgressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
VomitingPriapism
AnxietyAgitation
Blood Urea IncreasedDrug Ineffective
Blood Creatinine IncreasedWeight Decreased
HypotensionCrying
DizzinessDisinhibition
PyrexiaSalivary Hypersecretion
PainSleep Disorder
DyspnoeaBipolar I Disorder

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neurontin is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Intuniv is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aBlood Creatinine IncreasedAgitationProgressive Multifocal LeukoencephalopathyStevens-johnson SyndromeNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPalpitationsCough
Urinary Tract InfectionWeight DecreasedBlood Cholesterol DecreasedComplex Regional Pain SyndromeGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationDrug IneffectiveDyspnoea
UrosepsisAggressionOcular HyperaemiaVisual ImpairmentPainPostmenopausal HaemorrhageOedema Peripheral
VomitingDisinhibitionEyelid OedemaNervous System DisorderHeadache NosNauseaNausea
Renal Failure AcuteCryingEye PruritusParaesthesia OralWheezingAnxietySkin Ulcer
Serum Ferritin IncreasedAbnormal BehaviourOral PruritusParotid Gland EnlargementPulmonary EmbolismAdverse EventConstipation
PyrexiaInsomniaVitamin D DecreasedSputum DiscolouredDizzinessScab
HypotensionEnuresisEye SwellingVomitingAkathisiaInjection Site Swelling
Blood Urea IncreasedDepressed MoodCholecystitis ChronicAnxietyGroin PainPleural Effusion
Pharyngitis StreptococcalAffective DisorderGallbladder DisorderFibrosisPriapismAbdominal Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Neurontin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. Intuniv (guanfacine hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 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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