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is gabapentin good for fibromyalgia?

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Dr. Karl Haake
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Neurontin (gabapentin) is an excellent choice for fibromyalgia pain and is something that is often used.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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Options: The maximum dose of neurontin is 3600 mg a day, generally split into 3 doses. Talk to your physician, but you may benefit from increasing your dose. ... Read More
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Yes: I have found it to often provide good improvement in my many patients with fibromyalgia.
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