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I take Buspar 15 mg, wellbutrin 150 time release, paxil

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I take Buspar 15 mg, wellbutrin 150 time release, paxil 37.5.
MD (surgeon) wants to add Neurontin for post-surgical pain (wants to take me off Percoset 5/325 qid). Should I be concerned about interactions?
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Thank you for the information,
Gabapentin has some interactions with these drugs & may cause increased drowsiness, dizziness, lack of concentration etc.
But it may not happen in all cases.
You can take as your doctor advised.
Please avoid driving,or using hazardous machines while taking the medicines.
Please try to limit alcohol too (if you take)which can increase the side effects.
I hope this information helps.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you. I also take 100 mg 5-HTP (amino Acid) BID. I understand this is not a prescription med and may be outside your area, but might this also interact?

There can also be interaction of these drugs with 5- HTP.
Though rare but serotonin syndrome can occur.
It is better to avoid if your doctor did not suggest it.