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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.

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, (topiramate) 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

Gabapentin (Definition)

Also called neurontin, (gabapentin) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat seizure, also for post-herpetic neuralgia & other neuropathic pains, as well as restless leg syndrome. It works by lowering excitation ...Read more


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Can u refill Gabapentin 300 mg for nerve pain ?

Can u refill Gabapentin 300 mg for nerve pain
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Gabapentin: Gabapentin is NOT a controlled substance meaning it CAN be refilled if there are refills on your prescription ...Read more

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How safe is Gabapentin 300 mg 3x's daily? Serious side effects? Much use for pain in the neck region? Other uses?

How safe is Gabapentin 300 mg 3x's daily? Serious side effects? Much use for pain in the neck region? Other uses?

Gabapentin problems: Gabapentin is an anti-seizure medicine. It s used a lot for nerve pains. It causes tiredness and some weight gain. Otherwise it is a very safe medicine and it is excreted totally unchanged in the urine. ...Read more

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What are the common side effect of taking Methocarbamol 600 mg and gabapentin 300 mg together? Can taking both together cause excessive hunger?

What are the common side effect of taking Methocarbamol 600 mg and gabapentin 300 mg together? Can taking both together cause excessive hunger?

Excessive hunger: Hard to be sure but I recommend you take methocarbamol on day 1 and gabapentin on day 2. If thinks are OK as noted above, keep doing it that way. That said, if that is not helping please see your docotr. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take naproxen 500 mg & gabapentin 300 mg at same time?

Is it ok to take naproxen 500 mg & gabapentin 300 mg at same time?

Should be fine BUT: There are no contraindications I am aware of with taking them at same time. However i always recommend discussing medicationanagent with your personal physician who knows your medical history and conditions. ...Read more

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I take gabapentin 300 mg twice a day for severe bilateral peripheral neuropathy pain. Is 900 mg a day safe for kidneys? I'm stage 3, PKD patient.

I take gabapentin 300 mg twice a day for severe bilateral peripheral neuropathy pain.  Is 900 mg a day safe for kidneys?  I'm stage 3, PKD patient.

Increase Gabapentin?: Gabapentin (g) toxicity in patients with chronic kidney disease (ckd) is under recognized. Patients with ckd often receive inappropriately high g dosage for their kidney function, occasioning overt toxicity; advanced age and comorbidity predispose ckd patients to toxicity. I would ask your nephrologist's (c) opinion before increasing the dose, as the n knows you the best. ...Read more

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Is Neurontin (gabapentin) 300 mg po tid a very safe drug to take given for inflamed nerve after tooth extraction and otitis media and slite vertigo?

Is Neurontin (gabapentin) 300 mg po tid a very safe drug to take given for inflamed nerve after tooth extraction and otitis media and slite vertigo?

Neurontin (gabapentin): Neurontin (gabapentin) is an excellent medication for nerve pain related to the tooth extraction. The dosage of 300 mg three times a day is high for people not used to taking neurontin and you may feel drowsy and unbalanced. It is a safe drug and allergic reactions are uncommon. Some people will develop swelling in the extremities and weight gain over a few weeks of taking the medication. ...Read more

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20 yrs seizure-free, discontinued depakote. Experienced anxiety. Started neurontin (gabapentin). Now 300 mg tid. Anxiety gone, but st memory probs. & anomia. Temp?

20 yrs seizure-free, discontinued depakote. Experienced anxiety. Started neurontin (gabapentin). Now 300 mg tid. Anxiety gone, but st memory probs. & anomia. Temp?

Unlikely temporary: You are likely experiencing anti-cholinergic side effects from the medication, which is a bit uncommon with gabapentin, but unlikely to improve readily on its own. However, you may well be inordinately sensitive to such reactions, and might be well to check for underlying structural brain issue which results in this effect. ...Read more

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Neurontin (Definition)

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