Review: Xanax and Gabapentin
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 6,403 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,954 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 6,403 people who take Xanax, Gabapentin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Xanax is effective||43.75%|
(7 of 16 people)
(16 of 31 people)
(10 of 17 people)
(13 of 24 people)
(15 of 28 people)
(23 of 36 people)
(10 of 19 people)
(2 of 2 people)
|Gabapentin is effective||15.79%|
(6 of 38 people)
(6 of 39 people)
(3 of 17 people)
(8 of 21 people)
(10 of 29 people)
(5 of 13 people)
(5 of 7 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Drug Ineffective||Confusional State||Drug Ineffective||Pain||Depression||Depression||Alopecia||Pain|
|Pain||Neuropathy Peripheral||Nausea||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Anxiety||Fatigue||Gait Disturbance||Depression|
|Feeling Abnormal||Hypotension||Pain||Drug Ineffective||Convulsion||Insomnia||Headache||Nausea|
|Somnolence||Dizziness||Vomiting||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Suicide Attempt||Convulsion||Fibromyalgia||Back Pain|
|Depression||Anxiety||Feeling Abnormal||Diabetic Nephropathy||Vomiting||Weight Increased||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue|
|Back Pain||Renal Failure||Depression||Completed Suicide||Sleep Apnoea Syndrome||Pneumonia||Muscle Fatigue||Dyspnoea|
|Dehydration||Anaemia||Road Traffic Accident||Anxiety||Suicidal Ideation||Nausea||Feeling Abnormal||Drug Ineffective|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Xanax is effective||56.35%|
(71 of 126 people)
(25 of 47 people)
|Gabapentin is effective||26.72%|
(31 of 116 people)
(12 of 48 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Pain In Extremity||Chest Pain|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Xanax is effective||n/a||n/a||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(12 of 37 people)
(18 of 66 people)
(28 of 112 people)
(19 of 97 people)
(18 of 49 people)
|Gabapentin is effective||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 2 people)
(6 of 37 people)
(8 of 58 people)
(14 of 87 people)
(7 of 95 people)
(8 of 51 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||Mucosal Inflammation||Pancreatitis||Completed Suicide||Anxiety||Depression||Anxiety||Pain|
|Orthostatic Hypotension||Febrile Bone Marrow Aplasia||Depression||Oedema Peripheral||Depression||Pain||Pain||Fall|
|Injury||Hyponatraemia||Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction||Dizziness||Dyspnoea||Anxiety||Nausea||Nausea|
|Food Craving||Convulsion||Cholecystitis Chronic||Anxiety||Headache||Chest Pain||Depression||Dizziness|
|Major Depression||Benign Intracranial Hypertension||Gallbladder Disorder||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue||Headache||Back Pain||Asthenia|
|Suicidal Ideation||Completed Suicide||Vomiting||Asthenia||Drug Ineffective||Hypoaesthesia||Vomiting|
|Weight Increased||Convulsion||Headache||Nausea||Pain In Extremity||Pain In Extremity||Back Pain|
|Fear||Intentional Self-injury||Pain In Extremity||Arthralgia||Back Pain||Pyrexia||Fatigue|
|Pollakiuria||Hepatitis Toxic||Insomnia||Pain In Extremity||Insomnia||Fatigue||Dyspnoea|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Neuropathy Peripheral, Renal Failure - Chronic, Bladder Distension, and takes Pyridoxine, Methylcobalamin, Alpha - Lipoic Acid, Gabapentin)
Existing illness are Chronic renal failure (after hydro uretero nephrosis due to BPH) and peripheral neuropathy (vit B6 deficiency ) after ATT are the major problems along with BP .At present , the problem is that creatinine gas risen from 1,1 to 1.5 in 6 months .Since 6 months , I am taking medicin ...
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Xanax is used in:
- Gabapentin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Xanax alternatives:
- Gabapentin alternatives:
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