A 63-year-old male asked:
gabapentin 10 years at 3000 milligrams at bedtime began taper got to 1200 milligrams ok, down to 900 and now have bad withdrawal what do you recomend?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Slower taper: If you've been on a medicine that long, you won't be able to taper it down quickly. Talk to your doctor about slower tapering regimens - ex. Alternating 1200, 900 every other day, or splitting tabs so you're getting 1050 for a few weeks. But be sure to let your doctor know you're about the difficulty tapering!
Last updated Jan 16, 2018
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