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Max daily dose gabapentin

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): Average adult daily dose 900-1, 800 mg. , depending on what it's used for.
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Dr. Robert Olsen
51 years experience Psychiatry
1200 mg 3-4x/day: Gabapentin is a peculiar medication. The absorption is not linear with the dosage. With each increase, you absorb less of the increase. 600 mg 8x/da ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
32 years experience Neurology
Pain management: Gabapentin can help reduce pain from neurologic injuries. It does not fix anything, however. Your question is lacking a point. Has your spinal cord ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
It's possible : Gabapentin is a neuroleptic agent. If taking it unlocks your spastic joints then by definition you have some kind of neurogenic spasticity. There may ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): Too early to tell on this low dose. Review with your prescribing doc.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
26 years experience Anesthesiology
You: Need to work up to the max dose over time as you probably know. Lyrica (pregabalin) is another option. See a pain specialist if you can't get relief, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
43 years experience Psychiatry
Sedation: Most likely you would be feel quite sedated, maybe dizzy as well. It could make it hard to function. Why not use a medication box in which you can set ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
No: But ask your oncologist about some other medications that might help with the pain.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: there are no contraindications with any medication, as far as I know. Magnesium is found in many foods, and magnesium deficiency has become more comm ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gabapentin: Even if a taper is not required - you should still inform/ discuss with the prescribing provider.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Continue current Rx: which will help with all peripheral neuropathy. I do not recommend increasing or quitting current dosing, without consulting with your prescribing ph ... Read More

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