A 53-year-old member asked:
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i want to know the major side effects of the neurontin (gabapentin) before takin the pills?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sedation most common: Sedation is the major side effect. There is a small risk of cognitive issues.
Answered on Apr 30, 2013

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