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What are lamictil.Gabitril?

What are lamictil.Gabitril?

Anti Seizure Meds: These are both anti-seizure medications, however they are used for different types of seizures and work in different ways. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more


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Advice on gabitril (tiagabine)?

Partial Seizures: Gabitril or tiagabine is used as an adjunctive (add on) medication in the treatment of a type of seizure disorder called partial seizures. It has also been used "off label" for anxiety and pain symptoms, but the fda warns that for patients who do not have seizures, the use of this medication may actually cause a slight increase in the risk of having a seizure. ...Read more

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Could gabitril (tiagabine) make you gain weight?

Increased appetite: is listed as a 'less common' side effect of gabitril (tiagabine). ...Read more

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What is gabitril (tiagabine) usually prescribed for?

Partial Seizures: Gabitril or tiagabine is used as an adjunctive (add on) medication in the treatment of a type of seizure disorder called partial seizures. It has also been used "off label" for anxiety and pain symptoms, but the fda warns that for patients who do not have seizures, the use of this medication may actually cause a slight increase in the risk of having a seizure. ...Read more

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Tiagabine or gabitril: can you get high like feeling?

Sort of: Gabitril or tiagabine is used as an adjunctive (add on) medication in the treatment of partial seizures. It has also been used "off label" for anxiety and pain symptoms, but the fda warns that for patients who do not have seizures, the use of this medication may actually cause a slight increase in the risk of having a seizure. It can make some people feel altered, but should not cause a "high". ...Read more

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Does gabitril (tiagabine) cause weight gain?

Can: Among the many side effects of the drug is increase in appetite. Doesn't mean that every patient gets it, or that you will. Discuss options with your doc. ...Read more

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For gabitril (tiagabine) or neurontin. Any thoughts on effectiveness?

For gabitril (tiagabine) or neurontin. Any thoughts on effectiveness?

This varies quite a : Bit from patient to patient, frequency and strength of dose, but ultimately it depends on tolerability from patient and what condition is actually being treated. Hope i didn't lose you with the answer but sometimes it's a bit complicated due to all the factors that need considered... That's the "art" part of what we do. ...Read more

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I am looking for information on the seizure medication called gabitril (tiagabine)?

I am looking for information on the seizure medication called gabitril (tiagabine)?

Adjunct treatment: Tiagabine is used with other medications to treat certain epileptic seizure disorders (partial seizures) not controlled by other medications.Dosage is based on your medical condition, response to therapy, and use of certain other seizure medications. Side effects:inability to concentrate, dizziness, drowsiness, nervousness, irritability, tiredness, or shaking. Rare:depression/suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Tiagabine (Definition)

Tiagabine is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Gabitril (Definition)

Gabitril is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more