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Review: taking Xanax and Gabapentin together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Gabapentin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,411 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 6,411 people who take Xanax, Gabapentin are studied

Xanax, Gabapentin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Xanax is effective41.18%
(7 of 17 people)
51.61%
(16 of 31 people)
58.82%
(10 of 17 people)
56.00%
(14 of 25 people)
55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
64.86%
(24 of 37 people)
50.00%
(10 of 20 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Gabapentin is effective15.38%
(6 of 39 people)
17.50%
(7 of 40 people)
17.65%
(3 of 17 people)
34.78%
(8 of 23 people)
34.48%
(10 of 29 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
71.43%
(5 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug IneffectiveConfusional StateDrug IneffectivePainDepressionDepressionParaesthesiaPain
NauseaAstheniaInsomniaDepressionPainSuicidal IdeationAlopeciaAnxiety
PainNeuropathy PeripheralNauseaType 2 Diabetes MellitusConvulsionInsomniaGait DisturbanceDepression
Feeling AbnormalHypotensionPainDrug IneffectiveAnxietyHyperhidrosisHeadacheNausea
SomnolenceDizzinessVomitingDiabetic NephropathySuicide AttemptAnxietyFibromyalgiaBack Pain
DepressionAnxietyFeeling AbnormalDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlVomitingFatigueDrug IneffectiveFatigue
DizzinessDepressionDizzinessNauseaPancreatitisConvulsionBack InjuryArthralgia
Back PainRenal FailureDepressionCompleted SuicideSleep Apnoea SyndromeWeight IncreasedMuscle FatigueDyspnoea
DehydrationDecubitus UlcerRoad Traffic AccidentAnxietySuicidal IdeationPneumoniaFeeling AbnormalDrug Ineffective
FatigueAnaemiaDysstasiaDizzinessTardive DyskinesiaHypertensionArterial Occlusive DiseaseHeadache

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Xanax is effective56.49%
(74 of 131 people)
53.19%
(25 of 47 people)
Gabapentin is effective27.27%
(33 of 121 people)
25.00%
(12 of 48 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
AnxietyDepression
NauseaPain
DepressionDrug Ineffective
ArthralgiaNausea
Back PainHeadache
DyspnoeaFatigue
FallInsomnia
Pain In ExtremityChest Pain
FatigueBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Xanax is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
31.71%
(13 of 41 people)
26.87%
(18 of 67 people)
24.56%
(28 of 114 people)
17.95%
(21 of 117 people)
36.73%
(18 of 49 people)
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
14.63%
(6 of 41 people)
13.56%
(8 of 59 people)
15.73%
(14 of 89 people)
7.83%
(9 of 115 people)
15.69%
(8 of 51 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes MellitusMucosal InflammationPancreatitisCompleted SuicideAnxietyDepressionAnxietyPain
Orthostatic HypotensionFebrile Bone Marrow AplasiaDepressionOedema PeripheralDepressionPainPainFall
InjuryHyponatraemiaSphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionDizzinessDyspnoeaAnxietyNauseaNausea
HyperglycaemiaHeadachePainPainPainNauseaDepressionAnxiety
Food CravingConvulsionCholecystitis ChronicAnxietyHeadacheChest PainArthralgiaDizziness
Major DepressionBenign Intracranial HypertensionGallbladder DisorderDrug IneffectiveAstheniaHeadacheBack PainAsthenia
Suicidal IdeationCompleted SuicideVomitingFatigueDrug IneffectiveHypoaesthesiaVomiting
Weight IncreasedConvulsionHeadacheNauseaPain In ExtremityPain In ExtremityBack Pain
FearIntentional Self-injuryInsomniaArthralgiaBack PainPyrexiaFatigue
PollakiuriaHepatitis ToxicPain In ExtremityDrug IneffectiveInsomniaFatigueDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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