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How is Neurontin (gabapentin) processed in the body and what are the side effects?

How is Neurontin (gabapentin) processed in the body and what are the side effects?

Min: Gabapentin is extremely safe. It is not metabolized by the lover and is excreted unchanged by the kidney. It is also actively absorbed in the small intestine so if you drank a gallon of it, most would not even be absorbed, just pooped out. No liver/kidney/heart/stomach toxicity. Doesnt interact with other meds. Se are mainly sedation unless titrated slowly, weight gain, and swelling. ...Read more

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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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What are the side effects of to much fibre in the diet?

What are the side effects of to much fibre in the diet?

Too much fiber: If you eat too much fiber without drinking enough water, your bowel can get constipated -- even obstructed if it's really bad. If you increase fiber more quickly than your system can manage, you can get abdominal cramps, gas, diarrhea, and intense urgency. Too much fiber could also mildly interfere with absorbing needed nutrients like calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc. ...Read more

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What are the good benefits of l-carnitine redox fat in my body? Is it safe? What is the best time to take? What are the side effects? And bad effects?

What are the good benefits of l-carnitine redox fat in my body? Is it safe? What is the best time to take? What are the side effects? And bad effects?

Not really known: That sounds like an advertised product with claims of helping muscles, athletics, or overall health. One should ask her doctor if the product is a real medication, approved by the fda for treating anything. If the product is not a real medicine that has undergone years of testing and research then one cannot tell for sure if it works or not, and one also cannot know what its side effects might be. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of venlafaxime? And how potent is the 150mg dosage of it? In terms of brain sedative effects

What are the side effects of venlafaxime? And how potent is the 150mg dosage of it? In terms of brain sedative effects

Venlafaxine s.e.: Side effects in more than 10% of people include headache, nausea, insomnia, general weakness, dizziness, ejaculation problems, sleepiness, dry mouth and sweating. Side effects in 1-10% of people include anorexia, constipation, nervousness, visual abnormality, anorgasmia, high blood pressure, impotence, tremors, vomiting, and weight changes. 150mg may be potent dose in terms of sedative effect. ...Read more

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What does Mylan-Risperidone medication to to the body and brain? What are the side effects in taking this medication long term?

What does Mylan-Risperidone medication to to the body and brain? What are the side effects in taking this medication long term?

Not sure about the: "Mylan" part but risperidone is a potent anti-psychotic which is also used to treat BI-POLAR disorders It is a drug which helps BALANCE the chemicals in the brain which are related to MOOD (AFFECT) and THOUGHT. Discuss the long term effects with the Prescriber!!! It is clear you have to "have a talk"! In the meantime, I hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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How does phentermine works in the body? What neurotransmitters are affected the most? Also what are the withdraw symptoms and how long they usual last

How does phentermine works in the body? What neurotransmitters are affected the most? Also what are the withdraw symptoms and how long they usual last

Phentermine : Phentermine mechanism of action is to release norepinephrine which works on the hypothalamus of the brain to reduce hunger. It also to a smaller extent releases Dopamine and serotonin. It is thought to also inhibit reuptake of Dopamine and seratonin. Most of any withdraw symptoms would be increased hunger and fatigue. These symptoms usually last for 2-3 days or up to a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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What is the uses and side effects of miramah plant?: please

What is the uses and side effects of miramah plant?: please

Garden sage: Maramai, or salvia officinalis, is an herb used for medicinal purposes from ancient times. There are a few little studies in obscure journals supporting it as a memory enhancer; nothing spectacular. It's not poisonous. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of snorting the drug ice? What all does it do to the body & mind?

What are the side effects of snorting the drug ice? What all does it do to the body & mind?

Crystal Meth: Snorting crystal meth can damage your nasal septum. It's a stimulant that increases heart rate, breathing, and temperature as well as feelings of euphoria, excitement, alertness, confidence, increased libido, energy and strength. It can also cause strokes and heart attacks; severe headaches; high anxiety; paranoia and panic attacks. Regular users may develop psychosis. Very addictive stuff. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of aspartame? Can it cause neuropathy or burning in the feet?

What are the side effects of aspartame? Can it cause neuropathy or burning in the feet?

Anecdotal Record: There is no convincing scientific evidence that aspartame may cause peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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What is kelp used for in medicine and what are the side effects?

What is kelp used for in medicine and what are the side effects?

It really: has no use....today...it contains Iodine so was used years ago to treat certain THYROID problems Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the effects of overdosing on protein in your food?

What are the effects of overdosing on protein in your food?

Renal problems: Excessive protein intake puts stress on the kidneys. As long as they function normally and you drink enough it should not cause major problems. ...Read more

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Any ideas on what the ingredients are used in making vaccines and how it is determined?

Not appropriate: Not an appropriate question for this site. They are all safe and have been extensively studied. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Valium and is it safe for people to take?

What are the side effects of Valium and is it safe for people to take?

See below: Valium is an fda approved anti-anxiety medication. It can make you sleepy and impair your thinking. As it has both safe and unsafe uses, it should be taken under medical guidance. ...Read more

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What are the effects of sedatives in the human body?

What are the effects of sedatives in the human body?

Which sedative?: Sedative is a very generic term. There are many different medications that cause sedation in different ways. The primary use of a sedative is to help you sleep and it is best to not use any of them ...Read more

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Neurontin (Definition)

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