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Can I have withdrawal symptoms from stopping neurontin 600mg TID & seroquel (quetiapine) 300mg PM cold turkey together by order of dr? Was taking for bipolar.

Can I have withdrawal symptoms from stopping neurontin 600mg TID & seroquel (quetiapine) 300mg PM cold turkey together by order of dr? Was taking for bipolar.

Absolutely!: There would definitely be a risk of withdrawal symptoms from stopping both of those medications abruptly. A slow taper is better - I usually take people off one medication at a time if I'm trying to get rid of both altogether. ...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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Was on 300mg gabapentin 3 times a day for 30 days. Odds of having nasty withdrawal symptoms?

You don't say what: you are on it for, unless it is being prescribed off-label for headache, or to augment your antidepressant. Neither of these purposes are indications for gabapentin. In general, withdrawal symptoms are mild and few and far between, but I ALWAYS recommend tapering off any anticonvulsant medication, and NEVER stopping them suddenly unless there is a severe side effect. ...Read more

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Will I be able to experience physical withdrawal symptoms from discontinuing 300mg of gabapentin?

Will I be able to experience physical withdrawal symptoms from discontinuing 300mg of gabapentin?

Not likely: but I always recommend tapering gabapentin. if you are on 300 mg per day (100 mg three times a day), I would talk to the prescribing doctor about reducing it to 100 mg twice a day for a week or so, then 100 mg a day for a week and then stop. However, at your dose, even if you stopped completely all at once, it is unlikely to produce serious withdrawal symptoms or signs. ...Read more

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What is it like to suffer from withdrawal symptoms?

Withdrawal: Sense of discomfort with other physical symptoms depending on the substance u r withdrawing from. ...Read more

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What are some withdrawal symptoms from depressants?

Discontinuation : Withdrawal symptoms vary depending on the type of antidepressant. The ssris like Prozac and snris (effexor (venlafaxine) and cymbalta) all cause the same type: irritability, lightheadedness, strange sensations when turning one's head, malaise (like a flu without the fever) and even electric shock sensations down the neck, back and extremities. Tca's cause other effects -- diarrhea, runny nose, insomnia.... ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms after quitting weed?

Can be many: Research suggests that a cannabis withdrawal syndrome exists. Symptoms include; restlessness, anorexia, irritability and insomnia that begin less than 24 hours after discontinuation of marijuana, peak in intensity on days 2 to 4, and last for seven to 10 days. In my experience patients can also suffer from serious depression and anxiety symptoms as well, and sometimes vivid dreams. Can last longer ...Read more

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Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include what?

Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include what?

Withdrawal sxs occur: When sudden discontinuation of antidepressants occur. Symptoms may be physical and/or psychological and may include, dizziness, nausea, tremor, anxiety, crying, irritability, lack of focus, confusion and muscle aches to name a few. Some antidepressants cause more sxs than others and sxs can be avoided by a gradual taper. ...Read more

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Withdrawal Symptoms (Definition)

Withdrawal symptoms is a set of predictable symptoms that occur upon discontinuation of an addictive substance after regular ...Read more


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Neurontin (Definition)

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