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A 37-year-old male asked:

I have taken neurontin (gabapentin) for pain. i recently heard of someone that had developed a lump in their leg as a result of taking neurontin (gabapentin). is this possible?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Not at all: Neurontin (gabapentin) side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, weight gain, and maybe foot and ankle edema. The swelling over the feet does not remotely suggest a lump, and there is no known case of provocation of a tumor.

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