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Is it safe to take gabapentin to relieve pain caused by a sciatic nerve problem?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually yes

Neurontin (gabapentin) is a drug used to treat nerve pain, and is helpful in relieving symptoms.
Among its side effects are dizziness and drowsiness (meaning one should be careful if considering driving or operating machinery). A few people may have changes in their moods or thoughts. A few may have signs of drug allergy, such as a rash. One's doctor can help decide if Gabapentin should be used.

In brief: Usually yes

Neurontin (gabapentin) is a drug used to treat nerve pain, and is helpful in relieving symptoms.
Among its side effects are dizziness and drowsiness (meaning one should be careful if considering driving or operating machinery). A few people may have changes in their moods or thoughts. A few may have signs of drug allergy, such as a rash. One's doctor can help decide if Gabapentin should be used.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Very safe medicarion.

In brief: Yes

Very safe medicarion.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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