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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 6,414 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.


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On Mar, 31, 2015: 6,414 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)
(16 of 31 people)
(10 of 17 people)
(14 of 26 people)
(16 of 29 people)
(25 of 38 people)
(11 of 21 people)
(2 of 2 people)
Gabapentin is effective15.38%
(6 of 39 people)
(7 of 40 people)
(3 of 17 people)
(8 of 24 people)
(10 of 29 people)
(7 of 15 people)
(5 of 8 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Xanax is effective56.72%
(76 of 134 people)
(25 of 47 people)
Gabapentin is effective27.42%
(34 of 124 people)
(12 of 48 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

Xanax is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(13 of 41 people)
(18 of 67 people)
(28 of 114 people)
(23 of 119 people)
(18 of 53 people)
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(6 of 41 people)
(8 of 59 people)
(14 of 89 people)
(10 of 117 people)
(8 of 55 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug IneffectiveConfusional StateDrug IneffectivePainDepressionDepressionAlopeciaPain
NauseaAstheniaInsomniaDepressionPainSuicidal IdeationParaesthesiaAnxiety
PainNeuropathy PeripheralNauseaType 2 Diabetes MellitusConvulsionInsomniaGait DisturbanceDepression
Feeling AbnormalHypotensionPainDrug IneffectiveAnxietyFatigueHeadacheNausea
SomnolenceDizzinessVomitingDiabetic NephropathySuicide AttemptHyperhidrosisFibromyalgiaBack Pain
DepressionAnxietyFeeling AbnormalDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlVomitingWeight IncreasedDrug IneffectiveFatigue
DizzinessDepressionDizzinessNauseaPancreatitisAnxietyBack InjuryArthralgia
Back PainRenal FailureDepressionDizzinessSleep Apnoea SyndromeConvulsionMuscle FatigueDyspnoea
DehydrationDecubitus UlcerRoad Traffic AccidentCompleted SuicideSuicidal IdeationGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseFeeling AbnormalDrug Ineffective
FatigueAnaemiaDysstasiaAnxietyTardive DyskinesiaNauseaArterial Occlusive DiseaseHeadache

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

DepressionDrug Ineffective
Back PainHeadache
Pain In ExtremityChest Pain
FatigueBack Pain

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Diabetes MellitusMucosal InflammationPancreatitisCompleted SuicideAnxietyDepressionAnxietyPain
Orthostatic HypotensionFebrile Bone Marrow AplasiaDepressionOedema PeripheralDepressionPainPainFall
InjuryHyponatraemiaSphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionDizzinessDyspnoeaAnxietyNauseaNausea
Food CravingConvulsionCholecystitis ChronicAnxietyHeadacheChest PainArthralgiaAsthenia
Major DepressionBenign Intracranial HypertensionGallbladder DisorderDrug IneffectiveAstheniaHeadacheBack PainDizziness
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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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.

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