Gabapentin vs Oxycodone

Gabapentin
(Rx)
Oxycodone
(Rx)
Gabapentin is an epilepsy medication and a nervous system medication.
Oxycodone is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Nerve Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Nerve Pain
2.0
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
+ -
September 12, 2003
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
135,949 Discussions
192,406 Discussions
Taken For
+ -
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nerve Pain
#2 for Anxiety
#4 for Depression
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Neuropathy
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Numbness
#9 for Headaches
#10 for RLS
#11 for Migraines
#12 for Epilepsy
#13 for Tingling
#14 for Chronic Pain
#15 for Back Pain
#17 for Leg Pain
#18 for Shingles
#19 for Hot Flashes
#20 for Sciatica
Gabapentin is prescribed for Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathy, Seizures and Numbness and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, Depression, RLS, Withdrawal Symptoms and Headaches, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Headaches
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Severe Pain
#7 for Nerve Pain
Oxycodone is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
+ -
Gab
Dizziness
6
Drowsiness
5
Nausea
4
Weight Loss
2
Euphoria
2
Dry Mouth
1
Grogginess
1
Mood Swings
1
Hallucinations
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Oxy
Nausea
9
Euphoria
7
Dizziness
4
Hallucinations
1
Paranoia
1
Rash
1
Blood Clots
1
Mood Swings
1
Sneezing
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Compare concerns
By:
Gabapentin
Gab
Oxycodone
Oxy
Dizziness
Gab
Oxy
6
4
Drowsiness
Gab
Oxy
5
0
Nausea
Gab
Oxy
4
9
Weight Loss
Gab
Oxy
2
0
Euphoria
Gab
Oxy
2
7
Dry Mouth
Gab
Oxy
1
0
Grogginess
Gab
Oxy
1
0
Mood Swings
Gab
Oxy
1
1
Hallucinations
Gab
Oxy
1
1
Suicidal behavior
Gab
Oxy
1
1
Nausea
Oxy
Gab
9
4
Euphoria
Oxy
Gab
7
2
Dizziness
Oxy
Gab
4
6
Hallucinations
Oxy
Gab
1
1
Paranoia
Oxy
Gab
1
0
Rash
Oxy
Gab
1
0
Blood Clots
Oxy
Gab
1
0
Mood Swings
Oxy
Gab
1
1
Sneezing
Oxy
Gab
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Oxy
Gab
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
+ -
a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
close
C Category C
Before taking Gabapentin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Oxycodone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
+ -
There may be a negative interaction between Gabapentin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Oxycodone and alcohol.
Method of use
+ -
Pill
Pill
Dosages
+ -
Tablet: 300 mg (9)- 600 mg (69), 100 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Capsule: 100 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Solution: 250 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL (5 mL), 300 mg/6 mL (6 mL)
Suspension: 25 mg/mL
Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg
Concentrate: 20 mg/mL, 20 mg/mL (1 mL)
Capsule: 5 mg
Solution: 5 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
+ -
No Food Instructions
Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
+ -
Gabapentin
Oxycodone Hcl
Drug Interactions
+ -
Interaction between Gabapentin and Oxycodone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
Read more about:
Gabapentin
Read more about:
Oxycodone
content loaded dynamically
Filter by
Filter by
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 2,293 discussions
Treato does not review third-party posts for accuracy of any kind, including for medical diagnosis or treatments, or events in general. Treato does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Usage of the website does not substitute professional medical advice.
The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always be consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
The information reflected here is dependent upon the correct functioning of our algorithm. From time-to-time, our system might experience bugs or glitches that affect the accuracy or correct application of mathematical algorithms. We will do our best to update the site if we are made aware of any malfunctioning or misapplication of these algorithms. We cannot guarantee results and occasional interruptions in updating may occur. Please continue to check the site for updated information.
Welcome back! Sign in
See what other patients are saying
First time here? Sign up!
See what other patients are saying
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Please wait...