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Review: Tizanidine and Gabapentin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tizanidine and Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,383 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Tizanidine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,529 users) has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,456 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 2,383 people who take Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Gabapentin are studied

Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Gabapentin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Tizanidine Hydrochloride (tizanidine hydrochloride)
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tizanidine Hydrochloride is effective25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
(4 of 21 people)
(3 of 18 people)
(8 of 20 people)
(8 of 17 people)
(3 of 9 people)
(3 of 4 people)
Gabapentin is effective18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
(6 of 24 people)
(1 of 11 people)
(2 of 15 people)
(10 of 26 people)
(2 of 8 people)
(3 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Confusional StateMental DisorderAnxietyCholecystitis ChronicPainDepressionBladder ProlapsePain
DizzinessPainArthralgiaDehydrationSuicide AttemptAnxietyMuscle AtrophyAnxiety
SomnolenceAtelectasisCushingoidBreast CancerRoad Traffic AccidentSuicide AttemptOedemaDepression
FallAnxietyOedema PeripheralHeadacheInsomniaFatigueParaesthesiaFall
NauseaPulmonary EmbolismPalpitationsGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationAnxietyLoss Of ConsciousnessAnorexiaDyspnoea
Loss Of ConsciousnessConfusionSkin DiscolourationPulmonary EmbolismDepressionIncontinenceAdverse ReactionHeadache
Vision BlurredPleural EffusionRigorsPulmonary InfarctionOverdoseHip FractureBlood Pressure IncreasedNausea
Dry MouthHeadacheDehydrationDeep Vein ThrombosisSuicidal IdeationHallucinationSyncopeFatigue
Myocardial InfarctionDysphagiaEmotional DistressLoss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And NumbnessPulmonary EmbolismFaecal IncontinenceActivities Of Daily Living ImpairedAsthenia
FatigueDepressionInsomniaAnxietyHeadacheDiabetes MellitusTremorDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Tizanidine Hydrochloride is effective32.10%
(26 of 81 people)
(6 of 19 people)
Gabapentin is effective27.16%
(22 of 81 people)
(4 of 19 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FatigueBack Pain
DyspnoeaMuscle Spasms
DepressionDrug Dependence
AstheniaPain In Extremity

Drug effectiveness by age :

Tizanidine Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a19.05%
(4 of 21 people)
(5 of 41 people)
(10 of 47 people)
(13 of 43 people)
(0 of 19 people)
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/a13.64%
(3 of 22 people)
(4 of 40 people)
(6 of 46 people)
(11 of 43 people)
(2 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Epilepsyn/aSerotonin SyndromeAnxietyAnxietyPainPainPain
Drug Effect DecreasedConstipationCompleted SuicideNauseaDepressionDepressionFall
General Physical Health DeteriorationIleusDepressionArthralgiaAnxietyFallDyspnoea
Haemoglobin DecreasedDystoniaMuscle SpasmsPainHeadacheFatigueAnxiety
DiarrhoeaBlepharospasmConfusional StateHeadacheChest PainDyspnoeaHypotension
DehydrationPyrexiaMetabolic AcidosisDyspnoeaMuscle SpasmsAnxietyUrinary Tract Infection
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedAccommodation DisorderHeadacheDrug Withdrawal SyndromeFallHypertensionAsthenia
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedUrinary Tract InfectionAstheniaNauseaBack PainMyocardial Infarction
Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedDrug IneffectiveDepressionDrug IneffectiveMemory ImpairmentConfusional State

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Tizanidine Hydrochloride (tizanidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Gabapentin (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.

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