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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of gabapentin ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Incomplete List:: Serious: increased seizures; fever, body aches, flu sxs; rash, bruising, severe tingling, numb; stomach pain, lose appetite, dark urine, jaundice; chest pain, irreg heart rhythm, sob; confusion, nausea/vomiting, swelling, rapid wt gain, less urination, rapid eye movement. Less serious: dizzy, drowsy, weak, tired; nausea, diarrhea, constipation; blur vision; headache; breast swell; dry mouth.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of gabapentin (neurontin)?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
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.
A 51-year-old member asked:

What side effects are associated with Neurontin (gabapentin)?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Neurontin (gabapentin) side-effec: Some are Drowsiness, Tiredness, Incoordination, Dizziness, Weight gain, Blurred vision, Upset stomach.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What are some of the first side effects when taking gabapentin?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Order May Vary: Gabapentin was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and currently is also used to relieve neuropathic pain and mood stabilization (psychiatric uses are not fda approved). Most common side effects in adult patients include dizziness, fatigue, weight gain, drowsiness, and peripheral edema (swelling of extremities). Blackbox warning: can lead to suicidal ideation or suicide.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects for gabapentin for anxiety?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Can Be Many: Gabapentin aka Neurontin (gabapentin) side effects: drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, headache, double or blurred vision, unsteadiness, anxiety, memory problems, strange or unusual thoughts, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, diarrhea, dry mouth, constipation, increased appetite, weight gain, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, and some patients may develop suicidal ideation or even attempt suicide.
Jay, ME
A 54-year-old female asked:

Does gabapentin have known sexual side effects?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Neurontin (gabapentin): Sexual side-effects are not reported with Gabapentin (neurontin).
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