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Can gabapentin cause nausea? Also can it increase anxiety. Taking 100mg with 1mg of clonazepam

Can gabapentin cause nausea? Also can it increase anxiety. Taking 100mg with 1mg of clonazepam

Yes and no: Can cause nausea on empty stomach, but usually only at higher doses. You're taking a very very low dose.

Gabapentin does not increase anxiety ...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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I just started taking gabapentin. I took my first pill last night (300mg)woke up this morning 3:30am and had hallucinations & all day nausea. Solution?

I just started taking gabapentin. I took my first pill last night (300mg)woke up this morning 3:30am and had hallucinations & all day nausea. Solution?

Contact prescriber.: Hallucinations not common from gabapentin but need review as it may relate to condition for which you are prescribed gabapentin. Nausea may abate with continued use. Stop the med (if intolerable) and consult prescriber. Best regards. ...Read more

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I've been on gabapentin at an increasing dosage for 2yrs. At 3200mg/day for nerve pain. Stopped cold turkey. Would this cause nausea? Other affects?

I've been on gabapentin at an increasing dosage for 2yrs. At 3200mg/day for nerve pain. Stopped cold turkey. Would this cause nausea? Other affects?

Don't!: Gabapentin is an anti-seizure medication and is used for nerve pain. At 3200mg/day, you are at higher dose for gabapentin. You need to be weaned off Gabapentin if desired. If you stop abruptly, you might develop seizure. Please see your doctor before making any change. ...Read more

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Had to split a gabapentin til pharm opens. Took half powder from broke open capsule. Stomach burning, nausea, diarehha all day. Could this be why?

Had to split a gabapentin til pharm opens. Took half powder from broke open capsule. Stomach burning, nausea, diarehha all day. Could this be why?

No: The capsules dissolve in the stomach to release their medication. The medication from an opened capsule arrives in the stomach without its capsule. There is no difference. The only exception would be time release capsules which are composed of small microspheres designed to dissolve over different lengths of time. In taking only part of the contents you may not get immediate results. ...Read more

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Is gabapentin addicting?

Is gabapentin addicting?

Good Question: Most substances to be addictive must be shown to be associated with a Dopamine release in the brain's reward centers. I'm not aware of evidence for that with Gabapentin but nonetheless it is for some a potent anti-anxiety agent, so it doesn't surprise me that addictive like patterns can emerge. If that's the case it is time to look for other ways to safely and effectively address the anxiety. ...Read more

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What is gabapentin 600 mg?

What is gabapentin 600 mg?

Anti-epileptic: Gabapentin or Neurontin (gabapentin) is a commonly used anti-epileptic medications. It is also used for chronic pain, headaches, and neuropathies. ...Read more

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What is Neurontin (gabapentin) used for?

What is Neurontin (gabapentin) used for?

Gabapentin: Gabapentin is used to treat partial seizures, pain related to post herpetic neuralgia as well as neuropathic pain. While it does modulate the activity of the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, gaba, it's mechanism of action is significantly different from that of a benzodiazepine or barbiturate. As a result does not result in physiologic dependence. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: gabapentin?

Please describe the medication: gabapentin?

Relaxant & analgesic: Gabapentin (marketed as neurontin) is a drug used for the treatment of epilepsy (anticonvulsant), chronic nerve-related pain (analgesic), and conditions like fibromyalgia. Its side effects include dizziness, fatigue, weight gain, drowsiness, & swelling of extremities. A structurally related compound is gaba, a supplement that has a calming, relaxing, & anti-anxiety effect on the body. ...Read more

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Could I use gabapentin for recreational uses?

No: You should not use prescription medications for recreational use at all. It is dangerous and illegal in some states. If you did so with gabapentin, it wouldn't do much except make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Why is Gabapentin 300mg so sedating for me?

Gabapentin SEs: Sedation is a common side effect of gabapentin. Each person will be somewhat different in their sensitivity to this SE -- but it does occur. Some patients may adjust to the medication dose, and find sedation less problematic with time. Or perhaps taking most of the dose at bed would help. Contact your prescribing MD to arrive at the best solution for your particular case & be well! :) ...Read more

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Mixing alcohol and gabapentin, is that okay?

Mixing alcohol and gabapentin, is that okay?

No, it is not: Both are central nervous system depressants. They can both suppress the breathing centers in your brain. You could get super drunk, uncoordinated, black out, pass out, or stop breathing with the combo. Increased risk of falls, accidents, drunkenness, and embarrassing or shameful social behaviors you may or may not recall. ...Read more

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Is gabapentin addictive drug?

Neurontin (gabapentin): No, but sudden discontinuation is not advised. ...Read more

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Can you take gabapentin and saffron?

Most likely Okay: Evaluation of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of saffron, crocus. ..
www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22484092‎
by b amin - ‎2012 - ‎cited by 9 - ‎related articles
mar 28, 2012 - evaluation of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of saffron, crocus sativus l., . .. Crocin; safranal; gamma-aminobutyric acid; acetone; gabapentin. ...Read more

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Can I take gabapentin while pregnant?

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 more

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Does gabapentin work for vaginal pain?

Does gabapentin work for vaginal pain?

Consult GYN: Gabapentin numbs nerves and may work for some pain in gyn. It is best to get accurate diangnosis and specific treatment recommendations from specialist for best approach. ...Read more

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Will gabapentin show up in a urine test?

If tested for: Neurontin (gabapentin) is a non-controlled/non-scheduled/non-addictive medication that is not metabolized by the liver at all and excreted unchanged by the kidneys/renal system. If there is a reason to measure the level, Gabapentin can be measured in the urine. Because it is not controlled there would be no basis for it to be part of a standard urine drug screen. ...Read more

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Can I take gabapentin with buprenorphine?

Can I take gabapentin with buprenorphine?

Yes: Both can cause sleepiness and edema, but they have been prescribed together and patients have gotten benefit. ...Read more

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Is Pregabalin stronger than Gabapentin?

No difference: There is no such thing as "best" or "worst" medication or painkiller, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. The only difference between Pregabalin and Gabapentin s the price. ...Read more

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Is mixing Gabapentin with Adderall safe?

Is mixing Gabapentin with Adderall safe?

Caution with mixing: Gabapentin and Adderall have essentially opposing effects, so it may not make sense to take the two of them together. It is always important to use caution when mixing medications. I would suggest you confirm with your prescribing doctor how he/she means for you to take the medications. ...Read more

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Does Neurontin (gabapentin) contain sulfa?

No: I prescribe Gabapentin frequently and have never been concerned with whether or not my patients are allergic to sulfa when I prescribe it. Most patients tolerate Gabapentin very well. I've never had a patient who developed an allergy to it, though some people might not like it for one reason or another. ...Read more

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Can Gabapentin be used to treat sciatica?

Sciatica: Gabapentin is one of the drugs we use and it can be used alone or in combination with other medications. ...Read more

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Can I take gabapentin and tramadol together?

Can I take gabapentin and tramadol together?

Yes, however...: They can interact and cause excessive sedation, so check with your pcp or specialist to discuss further. ...Read more

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Can I take tramadol and gabapentin together?

Yes: Tramadol is an opioid. Gabapentin is an anti-seizure medication. You can take them together. However, they both can cause sedative effect. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Neurontin (gabapentin)?

Can pregnant women use Neurontin (gabapentin)?

Not recommended: Neurontin (gabapentin) is category C during pregnancy. This means the risk for its use cannot be ruled out. Women taking Neurontin (gabapentin) 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

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Does Gabapentin help with Raynaud's syndrome?

Doubtful: Raynaud's phenomena is due to irritable arteries that spasm and gabapentin is a drug for twitchy nerves. There is some overlap but different drugs are generally used for each. Vasodilators are the more common treatment for raynaud's ...Read more

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Does gabapentin have known sexual side effects?

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Neurontin (gabapentin): Sexual side-effects are not reported with Gabapentin (neurontin). ...Read more

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Can u refill Gabapentin 300 mg for nerve pain?

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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Can Ultram be taken with neurontin (gabapentin)?

Can Ultram be taken with neurontin (gabapentin)?

Yes: Ultram is an opioid. Neurontin (gabapentin) is an anti-seizure medication. You can take them together. However, they both can cause sedative effect. ...Read more

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Is Neurontin (gabapentin) used for chronic pain?

Yes: It's an especially useful pain medication because unlike opiate pain medications, one does not develop physical dependence on gabapentin. This means it can be taken for long periods without developing tolerance and needing higher doses. It is safe with reversible side effects. And it is especially effective with neuropathic pain. ...Read more

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Can I take Cymbalta (duloxetine) with gabapentin?

Interaction checker: "Using gabapentin together with DULoxetine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1147-0, 949-2273 ...Read more

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Should you take both Gabapentin and Indomethacin?

You can: The two medications are OK to take together and for many types of pain conditions, people will use this combination. It really depends on why you are taking the medications and if you tolerate the individual meds. Your profile mentions pain and herniated disk, and these meds are often used to address these particular issues. ...Read more

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Does Gabapentin effect sexual performance in men?

Does Gabapentin effect sexual performance in men?

Yes, in some men: Gabapentin can cause sexual dysfunction or impotence in in some men who take it. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can gabapentin be taken with celexa (citalopram)?

Can gabapentin be taken with celexa (citalopram)?

Gabapentin & celexa (citalopram): Gabapentin is often prescribed safely and effectively for anxiety and may be prescribed in combination with celexa, (citalopram) an SSRI. The best way to know if your medication regimen will be safe and effective for you is to discuss with your prescribing doc. Make sure to ask any questions you have about newly prescribed meds & feel better soon :) ...Read more

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Neurontin (Definition)

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


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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more