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Depakote vs Neurontin

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Neurontin
Other name: Depakote ER (Depakote ER)
Other name: Gabapentin (Gabapentin)
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Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer medication, primarily in the treatment of epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and, less commonly, major depressive disorder. It is also used to ...
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer medication, primarily in the treatment of epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and, less commonly, major depressive disorder. It is also used to ...
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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is great for me. that is my main drug now and the...
" Neurontin is great for me. that is my main ...add on's. i was switched to neurontin from depakote and it's ...have far less to no side effects from it compared to depakote. i can think straight... "

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to it, neurontin also worked for me. depokote is a great...
" ...out,but this is what worked for me seroquel and yes when you ...out you body gets use to it, neurontin also worked for me. depokote is a great drug but can cause weight gain but has low side effect. with... "

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urontin for the headaches and none of them helped me. A fe...
" ...My neuro has me taking tegratol for the headaches that ...for 10 ten days. I've tried depakote, klonopin, neurontin for the headaches and none of them helped me. A... "

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th Depakote I seem to do well and neurotin.I hope this goe...
" ...I was tired of feeling lethargic, but my moods were good. With Depakote I seem to do well and neurotin. I hope this goes well... "

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neurologist switched me from neurotin to depakote. I ta...
" Carol, My neurologist switched me from neurotin to depakote. I take ...forget the afternoon pill. My neurologist, also, specializes in migrain management. She said the depakote also helps with... "

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eurologist switched me from neurotin to depakote. I take...
" ...wrote: Carol, My neurologist switched me from neurotin to depakote. I take ...forget the afternoon pill. My neurologist, also, specializes in migrain management. She said the depakote also... "

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well tolerated, so he switched me from my neurontin. i went...
" my doc said lithium was best drug out there and well tolerated, so he switched me from my neurontin. i went into rage ...150mg 2 times daily. i stopped taking depakote because it caused me to gain weigh... "

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idn't do diddly squat for me at all. Certainly didn't help...
" ...when I was on Depakote for the first time. I complained of chronic (and lifelong) sleep problems and my doc refused ...instead put me on Nerontin saying it'd help me sleep... eventually. Didn't do... "

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300mg three times daily for about 4 years. It helped...
" I was on Neurontin 300mg three times daily for about 4 years. It helped some at first. In ...year the decided to take me off Neurontin and put me on Depakote. I didnt like the side ...stop. I have also been... "

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and Depakote) I had side effects. Lamictal h...
" ...was always taken as monotherapy. (Neurontin and Depakote) I had side effects. Lamictal has also been ...the doc added on Topomax 50mg 1xday to help w/the bulimia and compulsive behaviors. Not... "

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