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Review: taking Neurontin and Primidone together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Neurontin and Primidone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Neurontin and Primidone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 385 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 57,811 Neurontin users)

Primidone has active ingredients of primidone. It is often used in essential tremor. (latest outcomes from 2,792 Primidone users)

On May, 12, 2015: 385 people who take Neurontin, Primidone are studied

Neurontin, Primidone outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Neurontin (gabapentin)
- Primidone (primidone)

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 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a
Primidone is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Neurontin is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
Primidone is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neurontin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 20 people)
Primidone is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
4.76%
(1 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
FatigueFeeling AbnormalSomnolenceLoss Of SmellMalaiseLoss Of TasteSimvastatinFall
HostilitySomnolenceRespiratory FailureLoss Of TasteHyperhidrosisLoss Of SmellAsthenia
DysuriaTremorUraemic EncephalopathyShort-term Memory LossEnterococcal InfectionShort-term Memory LossConvulsion
DysarthriaDrug IneffectiveAnaemia NosDepressionPyrexiaFatigue
DizzinessBradycardiaInfection NosConfusionOverdosePain
Dry MouthAggressionDrug Effect DecreasedCoordination AbnormalLiver FattyTremor
Joint SwellingDisturbance In AttentionRenal Failure NosInsomniaCompleted SuicideDepression
Oedema PeripheralVertigoPneumonia NosDrowsinessUrinary Tract Infection
Vision BlurredDehydrationPneumonia
VertigoLoss Of ConsciousnessMuscle Spasms

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
FallCondition Aggravated
ConvulsionSomnolence
AstheniaPneumonia Nos
PainTremor
DepressionHypertension
FatigueBack Pain
Urinary Tract InfectionMuscle Spasms
Osteonecrosis Of JawNeck Pain
DysphagiaFall
Gait DisturbanceMyalgia

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aUraemic EncephalopathyDysmenorrhoeaInjuryConvulsionDiabetes MellitusFall
SomnolenceDepression NecConvulsionCondition AggravatedFallPneumonia
Myoclonic JerksFibrocystic Breast DiseaseMyalgiaWeight IncreasedNauseaDyspnoea
Overdose NosNon-accidental OverdoseDisabilityBack PainFatigueAtrial Fibrillation
Disturbance In AttentionMenorrhagiaDental CariesMuscle SpasmsAstheniaConstipation
AggressionBreast PainCarpal Tunnel SyndromeEcchymosisInsomniaTremor
Respiratory FailureHormone Level Nos AbnormalDyskinesiaPalpitationsCerebrovascular AccidentRib Fracture
Renal Failure NosFibroadenoma Of BreastCranial Nerve DisorderPneumonia NosDizzinessEssential Tremor
DehydrationSuicide AttemptFracture NonunionSepsis NosSomnolenceHypersomnia
Loss Of ConsciousnessScarGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseArthralgiaNeuropathy PeripheralDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I am also on IVIG for the CIDP neuropathy. I do not know if these drugs can cause neuropathy but I need to find out. I have been on IVIG for 15 years now. Currently, gamagard 50 g in 10% solution. I know that these drugs can cause the very thing they are supposed to treat.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • i don't understand what the 2nd column is for in item #3. I do not take all these meds at the same time but am tired a lot and get usually at least 8 1/2 hrs sleep a night. for #3, please check the outcomes, interacting drugs, & new drugs.
    Thanks

    Reply

Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Neurontin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. Primidone (primidone) is often used to treat essential tremor. 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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