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How long can gabapentin stay in your system
A female asked:
11 years experience General Practice
Gabapentin/Neurontin: Gabapentin is a medication often prescribed for seizures and neuropathic pain. The half life for elimination in the ueine is 5 to 7 hours, regardless ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Gabapentin: Gabapentin is short acting. The effect is dose related. Steady state in your body will take about 72 hours at present dose. Full effect may take 7-10 ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Pediatrics
Patience: The medication will eventually metabolize out of her system. Be sure to contact her MD immediately to inform of the side effect to get the best advice ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
38 years experience Psychiatry
????: This best answered by the doctor who prescribed it for you, Gabapentin has a very wide range of daily dosage and it has multiple indications for diffe ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Neurology
Depends: Adverse effects can unfortunately occur within an hour of a dose, but treatment benefit can take a couple of weeks to gauge.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Unclear: You need to have a conversation with your prescribing physician. It is unclear why you are on gabapentin - pain, epilepsy, mood dysphoria etc.; the e ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): It is prescribed for a reason, and if it's helping , stay on it for as long as your doctor recommends.
A 32-year-old female asked:
31 years experience Family Medicine
Withdrawal: Would be prudent to stick with for a month.
A 24-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Necessary vs safe: This is not an easy (safe) drug to take for any time and it may require more and more to be effective - BUT it may be necessary. Discuss this in dept ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Neurology
Usually quick: Gabapentin is one of the least likely drugs to have withdrawal symptoms, and if you do have withdrawal, it is usually over very quickly. If you went ... Read More
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