i would like to find out the side effects of inderal, i take 10mg once in the morning. i started having panick attacks, but did not know this, my GP did some tests and showed irregular heart beat, hence the inderal. in the interim i have been diagnosed by a psychiatrist as having panic attacks. i was also diagnosed with bi-polar (not manic) and suffer from depression. i have been prescribed 100mg of neurontin 3 times a day, lamictan 100mg at night, remeron 30mg at night, what are the interactions of all these medications? i have also put on a lot of weight but does not know which of these medications are the cause of the weight gain?
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Interactions between your selected drugs
propranolol ↔ mirtazapine
Applies to: Inderal (propranolol), Remeron (mirtazapine)
MONITOR: Many psychotherapeutic and CNS-active agents (e.g., anxiolytics, sedatives, hypnotics, antidepressants, antipsychotics, opioids, alcohol, muscle relaxants) exhibit hypotensive effects, especially during initiation of therapy and dose escalation. Coadministration with antihypertensive agents, in particular vasodilators and alpha-blockers, may result in additive effects on blood pressure and orthostasis.
MANAGEMENT: Caution is advised during coadministration of these agents. Close monitoring for development of hypotension is recommended. Patients should be advised to avoid rising abruptly from a sitting or recumbent position and to notify their physician if they experience dizziness, lightheadedness, syncope, orthostasis, or tachycardia.
gabapentin ↔ mirtazapine
Applies to: Neurontin (gabapentin), Remeron (mirtazapine)
MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients.
MANAGEMENT: During concomitant use of these drugs, patients should be monitored for potentially excessive or prolonged CNS and respiratory depression. Ambulatory patients should be counseled to avoid hazardous activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination until they know how these agents affect them, and to notify their physician if they experience excessive or prolonged CNS effects that interfere with their normal activities.
No other interactions were found between your selected drugs.
Note: this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Other drugs that your selected drugs interact with
Inderal (propranolol) interacts with more than 400 other drugs.
Lamictal (lamotrigine) interacts with more than 200 other drugs.
Neurontin (gabapentin) interacts with more than 100 other drugs.
Remeron (mirtazapine) interacts with more than 300 other drugs.
Interactions between your selected drugs and food
propranolol ↔ food
Applies to: Inderal (propranolol)
ADJUST DOSING INTERVAL: The bioavailability of propranolol may be enhanced by food.
MANAGEMENT: Patients may be instructed to take propranolol at the same time each day, preferably with or immediately following meals.
-A common side effect of Neurontin is weight gain.-
Here is a link with the possible side effects of this Neurontin:
-Also, Remeron common side effect is weight gain.-
Possible side effects of Remeron:
- Inderal Information for Consumers
- Inderal Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Inderal (detailed)
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