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Review: Savella and Neurontin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Savella and Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 263 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Savella (latest outcomes from 3,384 users) has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

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

On Oct, 29, 2014: 263 people who take Savella, Neurontin are studied

Savella, Neurontin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Savella (milnacipran hydrochloride)
- Neurontin (gabapentin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Savella is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 12 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
n/an/an/a
Neurontin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
FatigueHypertensionNeuromaSuicidal IdeationFacet Joint SyndromeDepression Aggravatedn/aFatigue
AgitationNauseaSkin PlaqueNauseaMigraineNausea AggravatedPain
NauseaExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessSeromaMusculoskeletal StiffnessFibromyalgiaIbsNausea
HeadacheFatigueStevens-johnson SyndromeTremorBack Pain - LowMiddle InsomniaHeadache
InsomniaDecreased AppetitePancreatitisPainDepressionPainAgitation
HyperhidrosisDyspnoeaCervicogenic HeadacheLoss Of ConsciousnessHigh Blood Cholesterol And TriglyceridesDrug IneffectiveInsomnia
DiarrhoeaVentricular HypertrophyExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessSomnolenceGerdDry MouthDrug Ineffective
IrritabilityNeck PainMuscle FatigueDrug IneffectiveMyofascial Pain SyndromeFatigueVomiting
PalpitationsAbnormal DreamsUrinary RetentionCardiac DisorderHypertensionDecreased AppetiteDiarrhoea
Drug IneffectiveDiastolic DysfunctionHigh Blood PressureMalaiseUrinary RetentionIrritability

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Savella is effective33.33%
(8 of 24 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Neurontin is effective29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
FatigueArthralgia
NauseaPain In Extremity
PainDry Mouth
HeadachePain
InsomniaParaesthesia
AgitationRed Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate Increased
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
VomitingMobility Decreased
DiarrhoeaAntinuclear Antibody Increased
MalaiseWeight Decreased

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Savella is effectiven/an/an/a16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
9.38%
(3 of 32 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
Neurontin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
12.12%
(4 of 33 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aHypertensionDeep Vein ThrombosisTachycardiaNauseaFatigueHeadache
FatigueNauseaCellulitisPainNauseaInsomnia
RashDiarrhoeaHyperhidrosisAgitationHeadacheBurning Sensation
FlushingVomitingExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessDecreased AppetiteHeart Rate IncreasedFatigue
Lupus-like SyndromeRashNauseaMigraineMalaiseDiarrhoea
PainNeuropathy PeripheralFallDyspnoeaAgitation
InjuryLoss Of ConsciousnessArthralgiaPainPain
Back Pain - LowDyspnoeaHeadacheSuicidal IdeationDyskinesia
Myofascial Pain SyndromePulmonary EmbolismVomitingHot FlushNightmare
GerdJoint SwellingPyrexiaPalpitationsAnxiety

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 neuralgia. 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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