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Alternative Treatments For Dosing Gabapentin
They can be: Fluoxetine is an anti-anxiety, anti-depressant medication that may help mood and anxiety problems that can be common in fibromyalgia. Gabapentin is an anti-convulsant medication that can be used off-label to improve neuropathic pain, which is common in fibromyalgia. So in some patients, together these medications can improve different problems that occur in fibromyalgia. ...Read more
Yes: Gabapentin reduces alcohol consumption and craving, which may help patients to maintain abstinence. These results, together with the virtual absence of side effects and a favorable safety profile, support Gabapentin as a potential drug for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and dependence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is gabapentin a good treatment for burning mouth syndrome? Starting 300mg a day then 600 mg after 1 week.
Gabapentin may help: Yes, Gabapentin can be used successfully to treat this condition. Other alternatives include Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline) or SSRIs (like paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft.) There are some specific causes of burning mouth syndrome; so, please be sure to see your doctor if you haven't already. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it true that theres no treatment for borderline personality disorder? And I take Neurontin (gabapentin) so is it effecting my bpd?
Not true: That said, it is a difficult personality to have or to work with. There is no pill you can take to change any personality past the moment. Patient trusting talk therapy w/ a mature highly skilled person can help you but it's slow. The neurotonin should help a bit if anything, so don't worry. If you can, find a solid therapist and build a relationship. Be honest. Best wishes to you! I hope you win! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Gabapentin an effective migraine treatment? I can't take tryptans, SSRIs, MAOIs or NSAIDS and have severe GERD.
Suggest: First, am not impressed with gabapentin efficacy in migraine prevention. But why not consider use of an OTC preparation such as butterbur, feverfew, CoQ10, magnesium, or riboflavin, all of which work far better than most prescription meds, yet have far fewer adverse effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New doctor has prescripted alpha lipoic acid 600mg and Neurontin (gabapentin) 1800 mg daily for periperal neuropathy . Is it a usual treatment combination?
What treatment is available for bilateral burning in the legs and feet other than medication like Gabapentin, Lyrica (pregabalin) or cymbalta? I'm 21
What is the cause?: What is the cause for your bilateral burning? Are you a diabetic? Do you have peripheral neuropathy? Those meds that you listed are the standard meds for painful peripheral neuropathy. If you haven't already, go get a nerve test (EMG) to determine if this is true peripheral neuropathy. Bilateral nerve pain is usually neuropathy, and there are a multitude of causes other than diabetes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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