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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Irwin
25 years experience Psychiatry
Anticonvulsant : Neurontin ( gabapentin) is in the class of anticonvulsants. I am not aware that it will cause a + drug screen. It does bind to the GABA receptor w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Pretty simple: Neurontin (gabapentin) is not metabolized. It is eliminated by the kidneys. Because the elimination of Neurontin (gabapentin) is entirely renal, pat ... Read More
Dr. Paul Reynolds
34 years experience Pain Management
Kidney: Sleepiness and confusion are common complaints. Some complain of weight gain. There are reports of depression. Most find it helpful. Keeping the dose ... Read More
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
18 years experience Pain Management
Min: Gabapentin is extremely safe. It is not metabolized by the lover and is excreted unchanged by the kidney. It is also actively absorbed in the small in ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not 1000 mg: In this country, gabapentin (Neurontin) is supplied as 100 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg and as a liquid suspension only. See this page: http:// ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Nerves: It is an anti seizure medication commonly used for neuropathy.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): For seizures, in children 3years or older.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: I have never heard of this happening.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Neurontin (gabapentin): Neurontin (gabapentin) is a safe drug and very helpful for neuropathic pain. Neurontin can cause drowsiness and dizziness when first started so beginn ... Read More
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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fatta Nahab
20 years experience Neurology
Mostly unknown...: Neurontin (gabapentin) was designed as a synthetic version of an 'inhibitory' brain neurotransmitter called GABA. While it may work on GABA, it likel ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The half life ...: of neurontin, (gabapentin) or the time it takes for half of the drug to lose its pharmacologic activity, is 5-7 hours. So at about 6 hours, 400 mg of ... Read More

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