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By joe woo
August 24, 2014
joe woo wrote
Gabapentin for PHN
...I agree with everything posted...I continue to use in the evening for PN..it works for PN pain/sleep...the adverse side effects are many and can be dangerous if not recognized...jb.
jay byrd  |  February 12, 2015
You have a lot of med's in your system and it lowers your resistanne so doctors tend to over
medicate and forget you, but you have to live with the effects of the meds everyday.Gabapentin is good for seizures. Get rid of the other junk and and see a naturapa to clean out your system. Best of luck.
Nicole  |  January 18, 2015
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By lorreann
August 12, 2014
lorreann wrote
Generic Drug Variences
It's all about the M-O-N-E-Y ! , share prices going up , dividends increasing , like adding old cars to massive piles of scrap , can't make much off of them and generics . They get the goons to be fooled in thinking " Brand Names " are better , like " Brand Name " bottled water and Tap , H20 is H20 even a Dog will tell you that . Combine that with Insurers and Drug Stores , what do you expect ? Pretty soon ( if not already ) Generic Mnftrs. will be working " hand in hand " with Generics , just
joe woo  |  August 24, 2014
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By john.e
August 4, 2014
john.e wrote
Can you prove it was from the drug? I'm sure there are lawyers that handle these cases that could help you get it paid for PLUS pain and suffering.
lorreann  |  August 13, 2014
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By John in Arizona
July 13, 2014
John in Arizona wrote
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By PabloDiddii
June 2, 2014
PabloDiddii wrote
Gabapentin use and Gynecomastia....
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By AlienZombie
May 15, 2014
AlienZombie wrote
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By Patricia
March 9, 2014
Patricia wrote
Gabapentin vs primidone
took gabapentin 900 mg my blood pressure went so high to 188 when it was normal before. having difficulty getting it back down
Irene  |  December 11, 2014
Patricia, I had a very strong reaction to primidone when I took my first tablet. Dizziness didn't begin to describe it. My doc had me skip the next night, then start again with a much reduced dosage. I started with 1/4 of a 50-mg tablet and that was OK. Gradually increased to 150 mg, then added 20 mg nadolol, and that was it - have been on that combination for many year, and unless I am sick or very upset my tremor is nonexistent.
Laura  |  March 22, 2014
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By Payton
February 12, 2014
Payton wrote
Gabapentin Side Effects (increase from 300mg to 600mg)
Hope you are better. I tried this mixture without much success. I am now going back to Lyrika. It helped within days using a fraction of the gaba and cym mixture.
Jenn  |  May 25, 2014
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By jblessing
January 27, 2014
jblessing wrote
Gabapentin use
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By f.kummer, MD
January 13, 2014
f.kummer, MD wrote
slurred speach with gabapentin
I had it also especially in the beginning now not so much, but I confuse my words.
July 13, 2014
July 13, 2014
This would make sense.
Dr. Casey  |  February 15, 2014
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By June L. in Las Vegas
January 8, 2014
June L. in Las Vegas wrote
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By Ricardo
January 4, 2014
Ricardo wrote
Gabapetin versus Horizant
does anyone else get the night-sweats from Horizant?
D  |  August 14, 2014
Maybe you needed a higher dose. I started at 100 my a day if Gabapentin for RLS. Now I am taking 300 me 2xs a day. Works for the most part but do still have bad nights. Good luck.
May 24, 2014
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November 15, 2013
LJ wrote
Has any one experienced differently by the same dosage of Gabapentin but different Manufacturers
Can you share which brand did not work?
Katinka  |  October 25, 2014
Yes!! I have had nightmarish pain and muscle spasms return when pharmacies had jerked me around on different generic brands. I went through my bottles (had been too sick to throw them away) to find the one taken at last time I felt ok. I then started insisting on Greenstone only. Insist on that one. I found out later it is put out by Pfizer. Otherwise, hope you have ins. that will cover Pfizer's Neurontin. If not, apply to Pfizer to see if you qualify to get it free. Please don't suffer like I
Ohio state cervical dystonia patient  |  August 9, 2014
I had the same problem when I was given the Sandoz brand, I nearly went ballistic. It has happened with other medication on as we call them generic labels. I always insist on the original medication.

Pauline  |  May 28, 2014
I thought it was just me, I noticed a big difference when I got my new script a different name and yes way, way less active, almost like I am taking nothing? hay maybe its flour, not a big trust for big Pharma LOL.
Margaret Abaldo  |  November 25, 2013
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By rebecca rigney
September 28, 2013
rebecca rigney wrote
low potassium
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hours after taking the gabapentin. It helps too to eat more...
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of gabapentin at night. So far that seems to be keeping the...
...good luck with gabapentin. My max dose ...600 mg of gabapentin at night. So far that seems to be keeping the hot flashes ...Also, I've been taking magnesium for years because I'm constipated ...
constipation. It just seems like my bowels are not working...
...right now but feel somewhat constipated so I just took 1Tbsp of Milk of Magnesia. This never gets ...sure if the Gabapentin is causing constipation. It just seems like my bowels are not working ...
2400mg of Gabapentin up to now and have not had that problem
...about two weeks and have started getting constipation and stomach cramps. Anyone ...to 2400mg of Gabapentin up to now and have...
pain. I took only 100 mg a day and it really helped...
...took Gabapentin for terrible shingles pain. I took only 100 mg a day and it really helped the pain, helped me sleep. I had some constipation issues but no...
constipation when I started gabapentin. I had to do the...
...gabapentin. I had to do the mag citrate route to get things moving. I also had anal fissures at the time and it was all a mess. Eventually I learned that I had to eat a significant amount of fiber ...
burning pain, but I do deal with \"brain fog,\" memory lo...
Gabapentin definitely helps me with the burning pain, but I do deal with \"brain fog,\" memory loss, some mild depression/general \"meh\" ...Lyrica makes me have terrible constipation! I...
afternoon after taking the Gabapentin, and I'm taking it...
...taking the Gabapentin, and I'm taking it 7 hours apart. The constipation has improved a little, so now it's just a matter of waiting to see how my body deals with this new med and the added Mirala...
use. I am happy with the help gabapentin is providing me,...
...started taking gabapentin about 3 weeks ...its use. I am happy with the help gabapentin is providing me, ...throughout the day. What can I do to control this? Constipat...
who take Gabapentine do complain of having constipation....
...constipation? Gabapentine too as one of its side effect has constipation listed, 1 to 7% people who take Gabapentine...
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