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maximum dosage of neurontin

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Neurontin: Yes it causes fluid retention- most common with increasing doses but can be seen at any dose.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Decrease slowly: You should decrease it slowly (maybe decrease to 150mg twice a day first) to see if discontinuing it will make your pain worse. If you pain starts to ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
3600 mg/day: 800 mg four times a day is the upper limit on neurontin (gabapentin). It is my understanding that taking more than 800 mg with any one dose is a waste ... Read More
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Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Not maxed: The recommended max daily dose of Neurontin (gabapentin) is 3600mg per day. This is not clinically indicated for fibromyalgia but can help with neurop ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
In 400 characters?: Hmmm..difficult proposition to do justice to your request on changing medication dosing. But why are you not discussing this better with the physicia ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Need to know: The condition being treated. If you could resubmit with that information than we would be able to answer the question. Thank you.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thea Cross
23 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Suggestions: Neurontin (gabapentin) or Gabapentin has a relatively short half-life and is best taken 3 times daily, about every 8 hrs. Maximum effective dose is a ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ask your doctor: My best answer is ask your doctor who prescribed you the Neurontin (gabapentin). In my experience, the typical daily dosing of this medication is thre ... 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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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Methadone/Neurontin: As prescribed, yes.

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