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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 77 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 57,748 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Intuniv (latest outcomes from 820 users) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Aug, 26, 2014: 77 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)
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Intuniv is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)

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 DecreasedGingivitisGingivitisSleepiness - During The Dayn/aNausea
Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone DecreasedProgressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Extrapyramidal DisorderVomiting
Tardive DyskinesiaHypotension
Drug Ineffective
Blood Urea Increased

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Neurontin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(2 of 3 people)
Intuniv is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

NauseaProgressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
AnxietyDrug Ineffective
Blood Urea IncreasedWeight Decreased
Blood Creatinine IncreasedAgitation
DizzinessAffective Disorder
PyrexiaDepressed Mood
PainSpeech Disorder

Drug effectiveness by age :

Neurontin is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Intuniv is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/aBlood Creatinine IncreasedAgitationProgressive Multifocal LeukoencephalopathyStevens-johnson SyndromeNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPalpitationsDyspnoea
Urinary Tract InfectionWeight DecreasedBlood Cholesterol DecreasedComplex Regional Pain SyndromeGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationDrug IneffectiveCough
UrosepsisAggressionOcular HyperaemiaVisual ImpairmentPainPostmenopausal HaemorrhageOedema Peripheral
VomitingDisinhibitionEyelid OedemaNervous System DisorderHeadache NosNauseaNausea
Renal Failure AcuteCryingEye PruritusParaesthesia OralWheezingAnxietyConstipation
Serum Ferritin IncreasedAbnormal BehaviourOral PruritusParotid Gland EnlargementPulmonary EmbolismAdverse EventSkin Ulcer
PyrexiaInsomniaVitamin D DecreasedSputum DiscolouredDizzinessInjection Site Swelling
HypotensionEnuresisEye SwellingVomitingAkathisiaVomiting
Blood Urea IncreasedDepressed MoodCholecystitis ChronicAnxietyGroin PainPleural Effusion
Pharyngitis StreptococcalAffective DisorderGallbladder DisorderFibrosisPriapismBack Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

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

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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