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Depakote

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Other Names: Depakote ER   Divalproex   Epival

Neurontin

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Other Names: Gabapentin   Gabarone
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 64,539 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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By psydo niche
December 27, 2013
psydo niche wrote
depokote and heroin
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December 9, 2013
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Neurotin
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What patients are saying about Depakote vs. Neurontin

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less to no side effects from it compared to depakote. i can...
Neurontin is great for me.  that is ...i was switched to neurontin from depakote and it's been great. ...have far less to no side effects from it compared to depakote. i can think straight...
300mg three times daily for about 4 years. It helped...
...was on Neurontin 300mg three times daily for about 4 years. It helped some at first. ...decided to take me off Neurontin and put me on Depakote. I didnt like the ...have also been on Nortript...
neurologist switched me from neurotin to depakote. I take...
...depakote. I take only 2 pills a day rather than the 3. That is a big deal for me as I don't like taking pills and I tend to forget the afternoon pill. My neurologist, also, specializes in migra...
Felt depressed all the time. Then I changed to Depakote...
I used to be on neurontin that was crappy. Felt depressed all the time. Then I changed to Depakote but couldn't take that anymore ...would swell up. Now I'm just on Xanax as needed. My BP2...
neurologist switched me from neurotin to depakote. I take...
...depakote. I take only 2 pills a day rather than the 3. That is a big deal for me as I don't like taking pills and I tend to forget the afternoon pill. My neurologist, also, specializes in mi...
neurologist switched me from neurotin to depakote. I take...
...depakote. I take only 2 pills a day rather than the 3. That is a big deal for me as I don't like taking pills and I tend to forget the afternoon pill. My neurologist, also, specializes in migra...
being changed from depakote to neurontin , shes been...
...else that will belive her for 5 yrs, I am bi-polar, currently being changed from depakote to neurontin , shes been on paxil for 2 yrs thanks to a great doc...
(didn't do well with that) and switched to Neurontin...
...tried Topomax, but I tried Depakote (didn't do well with that) and switched to Neurontin...that worked so wel...
and I can't take the Nuerontin anymore as it was making...
...put on Depakote for like 3 years and it was the worst. I was depressed all the time and didn't want to do anything and always kept getting into trouble. At 17 my meds were changed ...take the Nu...
different times but it never helped me. I went to Depakote...
Hi Colleen! I've taken Neurontin a couple of different times but it never helped me. I went to Depakote for the symptom and that ...are really helped by Neurontin. Brenda \"Colleen and Earl\"...
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