A 38-year-old member asked:
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What are the side effects of gabapentin (neurontin)?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Gabapentin: See the following. Website for a comprehensive list: www.Drugs.Com/gabapentin.Html gabapentin is used to treat some types of seizures and for postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused shingles). Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.
Answered on Oct 20, 2017

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
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For most people,: None or transient side effects. These could include clumsiness, changes in bowel habits, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, fatigue and even so ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
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Neurontin (gabapentin) side-effec: Some are Drowsiness, Tiredness, Incoordination, Dizziness, Weight gain, Blurred vision, Upset stomach.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Sedation most common: Sedation is the major side effect. There is a small risk of cognitive issues.

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