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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 57,791 Neurontin users)

Primidone has active ingredients of primidone. It is often used in essential tremor. (latest outcomes from 2,789 Primidone users)

On Mar, 1, 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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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can gabapentin be taken with theanine?
    Our adult son is 34 and his medical doctor is using Gabapentin for behaviors and anxiety. We (my husband and I) use Theanine for anxiety for ourselves. Our son is showing signs of anxiety and he is nonverbal. His behaviors go up when he is anxious and he also stops eating. We want to use the theanine with the gabapentin but his medical Dr. thinks its bologny. We certainly dont want to give him the theanine if there is an interaction with the gabapentin. We have talked with our pharmacist and he doesnt see that there could be a problem Our sons dr. had never even heard of "Theanine". Anyone have the answer to combining the two?
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    I would like to add biotin to my daily med. schedule. I want to make sure there are no interactions
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    I would like to know if there are any known interactions between gabapentin and a statin drug.
  • I take klonopin and diltiazem (calcium channel blocker blood pressure medicine) and am concerned about side effects. my accupuncturist recommends the ashwagandha. anyone have any issues with this?
    I take these prescription medications but have been going to an accupuncturist since 2012. I have trouble sleeping at night without my clonazepam and take naps during the day and am having trouble losing weight. She thinks that my adrenal glands may be fatigued and told me to try something called Adrenal Response which contains Sensoril Ashwagandha. When I looked up Ashwaganda it said that it could interact with the Clonazepam or Klonopin and also with High blood pressure medication. I am a little concerned. I mentioned this to her and she said they both are metabolized by the liver and it should be ok to take it, just to take it an hour or more after I take the Clonazepam. Has anyone had any issues with interactions with their prescribed meds while taking Ashwagandha? I don't want to have to monitor my blood pressure because my blood pressure medication works good for me. Any help would be appreciated because I want to try it but I am a little scared too. Thanks, Crystal
  • Does gabapentin cause stevens johnson syndrome?
    is gabapentin associated with drug hypersensitivity, stevens johnson syndrome, DRESS, or erythema multiofrma ?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (13 months 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 pain. 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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