Review: Savella and Neurontin drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Savella and Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 234 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Savella (latest outcomes from 3,359 users) has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,656 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 234 people who reported to have interactions when taking Savella, Neurontin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Savella (milnacipran hydrochloride)
- Neurontin (gabapentin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Savella, Neurontin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||30|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||26|
|Headache (pain in head)||23|
|Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||19|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||14|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Savella, Neurontin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||4|
|Loss Of Consciousness||2|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||2|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||2|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2|
|Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Savella (milnacipran hydrochloride) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. Neurontin (gabapentin) 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Savella is used in:
- Neurontin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Savella alternatives:
- Neurontin alternatives:
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I have become increasingly obsessive. I was switched to generic Geodon and it was not working. I have been on 60 mg of Geodon for about a month. I am feeling somewhat better ], but still worry a lot.
Please help if you are able.
Background: Very Healthy, active 115 lb. 70 year old female. Worked out, lifted weights, 40 minute walk, 40 deep knee bends, 20 push ups, all daily activities until 8 months ago when became profoundly fatigued, with severe (incapacitating) muscle pain, literally overnight. Had to quit job, as too fatigued to work. Currently: No muscle pain. Debilitating fatigue persists.
200 Tramadol daily, Chronic Severe Bursitis
8 mgs. Prednisone daily, fatigue
50 mcs. Synthroid daily, Hypothyroidism
300 mgs. Gabapentin daily, Post Herpetic Neuralgia (Shingles)
Savella Dose pack prescribed. Details below.
Recently prescribed Savella dose pack to treat unremitting fatigue. Dx: PMR NOS. Also taking Tramadol 200 mgs. daily, 3 years for Severe Chronic Bursitis.
After 12.5 msg Savella twice daily for three days, nothing different noted.
Dose pack increase: 25 mgs twice daily for four days. After three days, noted moderate increase in energy. Dose pack increase to 50 mgs. twice daily. After three to four days felt increasingly worse: fatigued, weak, unsteady on my feet, heart rate 104 (typically 70-74). Fatigue much worse than before started Savella. Quit Savella.
Question: I read Savella interacts badly with Tramadol, but how seriously for my body, and at what dose? Savella at lower dose (25 mgs twice daily,) was such a welcome therapeutic difference in fatigue symptoms. If possible, would like to restart Savella at 25 mgs twice daily. Would I notice if an interaction with Tramadol at that dose of Savella, and would it preclude taking them together? Looking forward to your report on others experiencing these interactions and symptoms.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By deatheater: How many mg can cause a coma with this?
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- By wilmcell: Has anyone else acquired ecthyma as they were getting over henoch schonlein purpura?
My 11 year old daughter came down with Henoch Schonlein Purpura in September of 2013, following a sore throat. We thought maybe the throat is what caused the purpura, but she also had a black type of wound on her knee that could have very well been a spider bite, so we are not sure which of the two ...
- By Lmprn0925: I take ms contin 60 mg twice daily, yet my drug screens are coming back negative. as a result, my pain management doc refuses to order me any more pain mediciation.
I have been a pain management patient at a local pain clinic for about a year now. My medication is MS Contin that is prescribed. However, my oral swab drug screens have been coming back negative for the Morphine. So, needless to say, my doctor has cut me off of pain meds. Has anyone else had thi ...
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