Neurontin vs Tramadol

Neurontin
(Rx)
Tramadol
(Rx)
Neurontin is an epilepsy medication.
Tramadol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Nerve Pain
3.0
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Nerve Pain
2.4
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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December 30, 1993
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
148,816 Discussions
245,096 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nerve Pain
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Fibromyalgia
#5 for Neuropathy
#6 for Seizures
#8 for Numbness
#9 for Headaches
#11 for Migraines
#12 for RLS
#13 for Tingling
#14 for Chronic Pain
#15 for Epilepsy
#16 for Back Pain
#17 for Leg Pain
#18 for Pain Burning
#19 for Shingles
Neurontin is prescribed for Nerve Pain, Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia, Seizures, Numbness and Tingling and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, Depression, RLS, Withdrawal Symptoms, Headaches, Bipolar Disorder and Migraines, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain Relief
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Anxiety
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for RLS
#11 for Arthritis
#12 for Nerve Pain
#13 for Migraines
#14 for Severe Pain
Tramadol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Neu
Dizziness
5
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
4
Weight Loss
3
Rash
1
Grogginess
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Tinnitus
1
Suicide
1
Psychosis
1
Tra
Nausea
6
Euphoria
4
Dizziness
3
Serotonin Syndrome
3
Hallucinations
1
Tingling
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Paranoia
1
Head Zaps
1
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Tramadol
Tra
Dizziness
Neu
Tra
5
3
Drowsiness
Neu
Tra
4
0
Nausea
Neu
Tra
4
6
Weight Loss
Neu
Tra
3
0
Rash
Neu
Tra
1
1
Grogginess
Neu
Tra
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Neu
Tra
1
0
Tinnitus
Neu
Tra
1
0
Suicide
Neu
Tra
1
0
Psychosis
Neu
Tra
1
0
Nausea
Tra
Neu
6
4
Euphoria
Tra
Neu
4
0
Dizziness
Tra
Neu
3
5
Serotonin Syndrome
Tra
Neu
3
0
Hallucinations
Tra
Neu
1
0
Tingling
Tra
Neu
1
0
Dry Mouth
Tra
Neu
1
0
Rash
Tra
Neu
1
1
Paranoia
Tra
Neu
1
0
Head Zaps
Tra
Neu
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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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.
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C Category C
Before taking Neurontin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tramadol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Neurontin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tramadol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 100 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Tablet: 600 mg, 800 mg
Solution: 250 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Gabapentin
Tramadol Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Neurontin and Tramadol: 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.
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