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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

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 neurontin (gabapentin)?

What are the side effects of neurontin (gabapentin)?

For most people,: None or transient side effects. These could include clumsiness, changes in bowel habits, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, fatigue and even some weight gain. There are more serious potential side effects, including allergic reactions. But the take home message is to talk with your doctor about what is happening with you. After all, that's the only important thing! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of gabapentin (neurontin)?

Gabapentin: See the following. Website for a comprehensive list: www.Drugs.Com/gabapentin.Html gabapentin is used to treat some types of seizures and for postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused shingles). Learn about side effects, interactions and indications. ...Read more

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What are side effects from Neurontin (gabapentin) or elavil?

What are  side effects from Neurontin (gabapentin) or elavil?

PTSD: Elavil (amitriptyline) is an old tricyclic antidepressant with sedating and drying effects (dry mouth, dry skin, constipation, dry eyes) and cardiovascular side effects. Other safer medications are preferred for youngsters with ptsd. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience side effects from Neurontin (gabapentin) or elavil?

Is it normal to experience side effects from Neurontin (gabapentin) or elavil?

Some common events: Neurontin: drowsiness, dizziness, weight gain, ankle/foot edema. Elavil: visual blurring, mouth dryness, difficulty starting urination, drowsiness, dizziness, weight gain, lethargy, paradoxical anxiety, and maybe forgetfulness. ...Read more

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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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Are there any side effects switching from Neurontin to lyrica (pregabalin)?

Are there any side effects switching from Neurontin to lyrica (pregabalin)?

Not usually: If the dose is equivalent, there should be no difference in tolerability. In a few cases, edema in the lower legs may develop with Lyrica (pregabalin) even if it didn't occur with Gabapentin. Good luck ...Read more

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Would the side effects be less if i seperate the Neurontin and mirapex (pramipexole) by a couple hours?

Maybe (not) . . .: Only one way to find out! if you're not convinced, try it for a few days more. Be sure to stay in close contact w/your prescribing doctor & dispensing pharmacist. And always tell them everything you're taking so they can look for drug-drug interactions & warn you beforehand. ...Read more

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Just started lyrica (pregabalin) 75mg weaning off Neurontin 300mg 4 tabs a day what can I expect if any for side effects in the weaning process?

Just started lyrica (pregabalin) 75mg weaning off Neurontin 300mg 4 tabs a day what can I expect if any for side effects in the weaning process?

Slow taper: Taper the neurontin (gabapentin) slowly, under the guidance of your neurologist. The slower your taper, the less likely you are to experience side effects, which can include tremor, irritability, agitation, anxiety, tachycardia, diaphoresis, confusion, disorientation, catatonia, and status epilepticus. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/722526_1 ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Neurontin (gabapentin)?

Neurontin (gabapentin) side-effec: Some are Drowsiness, Tiredness, Incoordination, Dizziness, Weight gain, Blurred vision, Upset stomach. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

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Neurontin (Definition)

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