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I take 300mg of gabapentin 3 times daily. Can I also take 0.25mg of Xanax (alprazolam) twice a day. Just started the gabapentin Interactions?
Is there any interaction between gabapentin and omeprazole if taken on same day?Or can it be safely taken on same day on regular basis
Is it true that green tea interacts with no of drugs, if so does it have interaction with gabapentin or seretide inhalor?
I take 75 mg effexor, (venlafaxine) 25 mg seroquel and am starting gabapentin. Is there any interactions with these three pills?
Is there any interaction between Gabapentin, Levetiracetam, Levodopa-Benserazide, Baclofen. piracetam?
No: no interactionGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to take cough serups while taking gabapentin twise a day or could there be interaction?
Maybe (not) . . .: It's difficult to answer b/c you're from across pond in great britain so, having trained here in states & been isolated, I have no idea what is included in cough syrups sold where you live. Best to ask doc who prescribed your gabapentin. Or ask pharmacist. With that said, otc cough syrups sold in states may contain Guaifenesin +/- dextromethorphan which online.Epocrates.Com shows no issues w/gabap. ...Read more
Yes: Theoretically this combination may result in mental slowing and other related central nervous system effects. Again, in theory, concomitant use of Amitriptyline and teamadol may cause seizures and so-called serotoninergic syndrome. However, if you take the medications and have no side effects, no other actions but monitoring is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have ADHD. I'M not talking any medications for ADHD. Now I have Fribomialgya and I'm taking gabapentin 100 mg. Is there a negative interaction?
Is it safe for me to use glucosamine sulfate while taking omeprazole, gabapentin and calcium and other supplements without risk of interactions?
I take Gabapentin 900mg per day, Tizanidine 4mg as needed, Levothyroxine 75mcg, Nitrofurantoin temp) and Adipex-P. Interactions?
Can I use hydrocortisone rectal suppositories for piles while taking gabapentin, or are there any drug interactions?
Is it safe for to ve 1 cup green tea p/day [am taking omeprazole, glucosamine sulfate, gabapentin and calcium & other supplments]without drug interactio?
Yes: Green tea will not interact with the stated medications. It does interact other medications particularly Coumadin (warfarin). Though you can green tea with coumadin, you must notify your physician how much you drink/week. The Coumadin dose would be increased accordingly. Green tea provides valuable anti-oxidants which are active as anti-inflammatory agents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gabapentin: Gabapentin is a neuromodulating drug that works by blocking an excitatory neurotransmitter in your body called glutamate. By decreasing the amount of general excitation of pathologic nerves (from diabetes, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc), Gabapentin helps to reduce the pain from those conditions. 800 refers to the dose, though is too high to start on. Side effects include sleepiness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many uses: Gabapentin aka Neurontin (gabapentin) is considered an anti epileptic , but is rarely used for epilepsy except as an adjunct to other medications. It is more commonly used for neuropathic pain or as a muscle relaxant. It's exact mechanism of action is unknown except that it blocks voltage-dependent calcium channels and modulates excitatory neurotransmitter release ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer