Gabapentin vs Percocet

Gabapentin
(Rx)
Percocet
(Rx)
Gabapentin is an epilepsy medication and a nervous system medication.
Percocet is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
2.8
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
1.7
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
+ -
September 12, 2003
August 31, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
135,877 Discussions
224,443 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 Pain Relief
#3 for Back Pain
#4 for Chronic Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Cramping
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Severe Pain
Percocet is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
+ -
Gab
Dizziness
4
Drowsiness
3
Nausea
2
Weight Loss
1
Euphoria
1
Dry Mouth
1
Grogginess
1
Mood Swings
1
Hallucinations
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Per
Addiction
10
Nausea
6
Vomiting
3
Dizziness
2
Drowsiness
1
Euphoria
1
Fainting
1
Weight Loss
1
Blood Clots
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Compare concerns
By:
Gabapentin
Gab
Percocet
Per
Dizziness
Gab
Per
4
2
Drowsiness
Gab
Per
3
1
Nausea
Gab
Per
2
6
Weight Loss
Gab
Per
1
1
Euphoria
Gab
Per
1
1
Dry Mouth
Gab
Per
1
0
Grogginess
Gab
Per
1
0
Mood Swings
Gab
Per
1
0
Hallucinations
Gab
Per
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Gab
Per
1
0
Addiction
Per
Gab
10
0
Nausea
Per
Gab
6
2
Vomiting
Per
Gab
3
0
Dizziness
Per
Gab
2
4
Drowsiness
Per
Gab
1
3
Euphoria
Per
Gab
1
1
Fainting
Per
Gab
1
0
Weight Loss
Per
Gab
1
1
Blood Clots
Per
Gab
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Per
Gab
1
0
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 Percocet 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 Percocet 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: 2.5-325 mg, 5-325 mg, 7.5-325 mg, 10-325 mg, 500-7.5 mg, 650-10 mg
Food Instructions
+ -
No Food Instructions
Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
+ -
Gabapentin
Oxycodone Hcl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
+ -
Interaction between Gabapentin and Percocet: 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:
Percocet
content loaded dynamically
Filter by
Filter by
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 1,318 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...