Review: Xanax and Gabapentin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 6,244 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 31, 2014: 6,244 people who reported to have interactions when taking Xanax, Gabapentin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Xanax, Gabapentin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||2,571|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||2,553|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2,172|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||1,809|
|Headache (pain in head)||1,634|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Xanax, Gabapentin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||126|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||76|
|Headache (pain in head)||71|
|Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)||67|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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On eHealthMe, Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Gabapentin (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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
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- Gabapentin is used in:
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