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What's the highest does of gapapintin you can take and does it help with trigeminal neuralgia ?

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Dr. Scott Selinger
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Hard to say

The highest dose of Gabapentin would be 3600 mg/day or 1200 mg three times/day.
It is not an established treatment for trigeminal neuralgia, however there was a small study about 15 years ago that showed benefit for 6 out of 7 people. There are many other well studied treatments for this condition.

In brief: Hard to say

The highest dose of Gabapentin would be 3600 mg/day or 1200 mg three times/day.
It is not an established treatment for trigeminal neuralgia, however there was a small study about 15 years ago that showed benefit for 6 out of 7 people. There are many other well studied treatments for this condition.
Dr. Scott Selinger
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Dr. Frances Dyro
Neurology
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In brief: Lots

The biggest dose I have seen anyone tolerate was 4800 mg/day.
I wouldn't recommend that dose myself but the person had worked himself up to that level. Gabapentin and Pregabalin are both helpful for trigeminal neuralgia.Pregabalin has an effect after a week.

In brief: Lots

The biggest dose I have seen anyone tolerate was 4800 mg/day.
I wouldn't recommend that dose myself but the person had worked himself up to that level. Gabapentin and Pregabalin are both helpful for trigeminal neuralgia.Pregabalin has an effect after a week.
Dr. Frances Dyro
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