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Gabapentin, Ranexa for a 59-year old man





Summary: 10 male patients aged 59 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 59 year old male patient who has Seizures, Angina Pectoris. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)

Ranexa has active ingredients of ranolazine. It is often used in angina. (latest outcomes from Ranexa 1,812 users)

What are the conditions

Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) can be treated by Keppra, Dilantin, Lamictal, Tegretol, Topamax, Trileptal. (latest reports from Seizures 2,052 patients)

Angina pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle) can be treated by Ranexa, Isosorbide Mononitrate, Amlodipine Besylate, Imdur, Nitroglycerin, Bisoprolol Fumarate. (latest reports from Angina Pectoris 25,388 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 10 males aged 54 (±5) who take Gabapentin, Ranexa are studied

Gabapentin, Ranexa outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 54

Gender: male

Conditions: Seizures, Angina Pectoris

Drugs taking:
- Gabapentin - 300MG (gabapentin): used for < 1 month
- Ranexa (ranolazine): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Herpes Zostern/an/an/an/an/an/aPyrexia (fever)
White Blood Cell Count IncreasedNeuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
Hepatomegaly (abnormal enlargement of the liver)Lethargy (tiredness)
Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
Blood Glucose IncreasedSpinal Osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Infection
Abdominal DistensionHypertensive Heart Disease
Abdominal Distension
Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Angina Pectoris
- support group for people who have Seizures
- support group for people who take Gabapentin
- support group for people who take Ranexa

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I had a heart attack 8/14 and got 2 stents in the lad. my wife put 150 mg nuvigil in my morning med tray. is she going to kill me? should i go immediately to er?
    Also coping with abcess on liver, 8.73 cm, from which 210 ml infected matter was drained on 8/19. The blood infection is usually rare and was dismissed as a common virus on 8/11, after 9 days of extreme fevers, sweats, etc.
  • Could statins have caused my type ii diabetes (1 answer)
    Was on Zocor from 1998 after my heart attack and 1 stent to 2005 than switched to Vytorin in 2005 after 2 stents,and have been on Vytorin to present. Was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in July 2011.
  • How to treat my conditions
    i go to drug management thru my rheumatologist this is first time for drug management my other drs treated me for pain in office pain management dr gave me 2 drugs for pain gabapentin 600 mg a day and morphine sulf 45 mg a day i had wrist surgery 06/27/2013 they gave me oxycodo/acetaming 5-325 2 pills every 4-6 hours

    these meds got me spinning i hope these pills taken to geither are all right

    over the years i have had 567 in my neck fixed 2 lower back fusions a pin in my right shoulder both feet reconstructed i lost the middle toe on my rt foot i had pericididis inflamation around the heart i still work so im concerned about the drugs
  • Is there anything i can take for sunblock while taking hydroclorothizide?
    I develop a red itchy rash while in the sun using sunblock and taking Hydro. I would like to have some sort of protection from the sun , as I tend to be outside a lot. Any help or suggestion would be appreciated. Thanks!
  • I've been on effient for 2.5 years with virtually no problems other than bruising. dr switched me to plavix for lower cost. i would like to know medically if this is a good decision (1 answer)
    I have been doing well taking Effient for 2.5 years since my heart attack in January, 2011. My cardiologist recently changed me to clopidogrel which I've been on for three days. I never experienced tiredness on effient, which I am experiencing now. The only side effect of Effient that I experienced is bruising and small bleeds. Bottom line: 1. Is effient safer for me knowing that it didn't seem to give me any side effects for 2.5 years? 2. could plavix be causing the tiredness? 3.I had no genetic testing for Plavix: is this a potential problem? Even though it costs more, I do have insurance and I would rather go back to effient if clopidogrel causes side effects I didn't have with Effient, and may also cause potential life threatening events peculiar to clopidogrel.

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  • Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
  • Prescribed drugs side effect (1 response)
    I have been on these 2 drugs (Gabapentin and Baclofen) prescribed by my gp for osteoarthritis and nerve damage in my full back.Now also suffering from the grief of losing my beloved companion Harvey (dog),I was diagnosed with deep depression. I was given fluoxetine and have been taking this for almost 4 weeks (along with the other 2 meds) and today I have a very sore tongue and it has been white for a number of days,i am going to the pharmacy tomorrow to seek some advice as I am not sure I should be taking all these together? As I am on the highest dose of depression tablets with the fluoxetine I feel it is unsafe to take with the other 2 as the baclofen can also be used to treat certain types of depression. But I can not do without either and as I am allergic to codeine I am pretty much stuck.

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  • Can these 2 medications be taken together.

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