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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not equivalent: The two substances are not equivalent; one would not replace the other. If having difficulty with Neurontin (gabapentin) or pain, please work with yo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Dose related?: The dosage of Gabapentin may be too strong. Consult your physician about reducing the dosage.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not at all: Neurontin (gabapentin) side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, weight gain, and maybe foot and ankle edema. The swelling over the feet does not r ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Cymbalta (duloxetine) and gabapentin are different classes of medications with different side effects. However, good to tell prescribing doctor about ... Read More
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A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Gabapentin: Gabapentin is not an opioid. Constipation is an occasional side effect. Your pharmacist can give you specific information about this medication,howeve ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): For neuropathic pain, yes.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
No: Gabapentin should be taken every day as prescribed by your doctor to manage chronic pain effectively. Your doctor may make an adjustments according to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): What is the dose of neurontin (gabapentin)?. How many times a day?. Any other medications?. Please clarify.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Both medications are good but they are different. Cymbalta (duloxetine) works on 2different sites than gabapentin. Both are recommended in chronic pai ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Gabapentin, yes: Possible weight gain. Unfortunately, doctors often do not address this when prescribing medicine, despite weight gain being very troubling for the man ... Read More

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