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A study for a 53-year old woman who takes Gabapentin, Percocet

Summary: 690 female patients aged 53 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 53 year old female patient who has Neuropathic Pain, Pain. 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 pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users)

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 26,462 Percocet users)

What are the conditions

Neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve inflammation and damage) can be treated by Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Cymbalta, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 1,265 Neuropathic Pain patients)

Pain can be treated by Percocet, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Vicodin, Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Oxycontin. (latest reports from 292,036 Pain patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 690 females aged 53 (±5) who take Gabapentin, Percocet are studied

Gabapentin, Percocet outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 53

Gender: female

Conditions: Neuropathic Pain, Pain

Drugs taking:
- Gabapentin - 100MG (gabapentin): used for < 1 month
- Percocet - 325MG;5MG (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Gabapentin is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Percocet is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DiarrhoeaDiverticular Perforation (serious gastrointestinal condition in which the intestine's walls are perforated)Insomnia Exacerbated (severe sleeplessness)Arthralgia (joint pain)Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Hot Flashes (sudden feelings of heat)Pain
PainAbdominal DiscomfortDiverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)Aggression AggravatedMood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Gastroenteritis (inflammation of stomach and intestine)Dyspepsia (indigestion)Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Mania Aggravated (worse irritable mood)Back PainAnaemia (lack of blood)Anxiety
FallHeadache (pain in head)Abdominal PainHallucinations, Mixed (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind -mixed)Suicidal IdeationSwellingOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Blood Glucose IncreasedTremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Paranoia Aggravated (serious psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)AnxietyDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Back Pain
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)AngerHypokalaemia (low potassium)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Upper Limb FractureSleep Phase Rhythm Disturbance (heart rate disturbances during sleep)Drug DependenceMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Neuropathic Pain (pain due to nerve inflammation and damage)DepressionHyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Renal Tubular Necrosis (death of kidney tubules)Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired)Affect Lability (emotional incontinence)Pain In ExtremityOsteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)
Feeling AbnormalOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Polysubstance AbuseWeight DecreasedAnaemia (lack of blood)

* 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.

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You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Neuropathic Pain
- support group for people who have Pain
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- support group for people who take Percocet

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    IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:

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