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Can Pregnant Women Take Gabapentin
I take gabapentin for my fibromyalgia, but the helpful effects seemed to have worn off. I'm in excruciating, constant pain. Any suggestions?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
What Other Medicines Is Good For Chronic Migraines. I Take Gabapentin 600 MG T.I.D And It Ain't Helping. The Migraine Is In Back Of My Head.
Back of head pain: Hello. If Gabapentin is the only thing you have tried, you have many more medication options such as Topamax, which now comes as extended release once daily called Trokendi XR. Elavil, Pamelor, Doxepin, and Tofranil are also options.These latter four are also once daily medications. Help too with sleep. You have even more option than these so talk to your provider about a switch with gaba wean. ...Read more
Is it safe for a pregnant woman to take gabapentin to try and get over the withdrawals from heroin.?
No studies: There are no human studies of Gabapentin use during pregnancy, but animal studies have shown fetal problems. There have been delayed ossification in skull bones, vertebrae, and extremities. Hydroureter and hydronephrosis have also been reported in animal studies. These results mean Gabapentin should only be used in pregnancy when benefit clearly outweighs risk. Discuss with your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have neuropathy and i take gabapentin and zanaflex. I just found out I am 4-6 weeks pregnant and i can't sleep without either of these meds. Help?
See below: The first 4-8 weeks of pregnancy are most critical for development, and if the meds were to affect your baby, it would have already occurred. You certainly can have this evaluated by an ultrasound or amniocentesis, and talk to your obstetrician immediately, so you can be reassured. Chances are, you are unlikely to have a birth defect. ...Read more
Unclear: Gabapentin is a class c drug in pregnancy meaning that in animal studies there have been reports of congenital abnormalities, but no human studies have been performed. As with many drugs in this category, if the benefits outweigh the risks continue the drug. Some women avoid taking in 1st trimester but then take in 2nd and 3rd. Talk to your neurologist about other treatment options in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to doctor: You need to have this discussion with your prescribing physician(s). ...Read more
On adderall, gabapentin, skelaxin, & baclofen. I might be pregnant. Will taking these meds cause harm to the baby?
Not recommended : Neurontin is category C during pregnancy. This means the risk for its use cannot be ruled out. Women taking Neurontin during pregnancy are advised to enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug (NAAED) Pregnancy Registry. Call toll free 1-888-233-2334 or online: http://www.aedpregnancyregistry.org/ ...Read more
35 yo female, history of c5-6 acdf in 2006. Similar symptoms for the past 2 months. Gabapentin and muscle relaxers don't help much, can't take nsaids (crohn's disease). ?
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