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By joe woo
August 24, 2014
joe woo wrote
Gabapentin for PHN
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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
Gabapentin
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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
Gabapentin
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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
Gabapentin
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By Patricia
March 9, 2014
Patricia wrote
Gabapentin vs primidone
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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)
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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
1581views
I had it also especially in the beginning now not so much, but I confuse my words.
July 13, 2014
Yes
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
Gabapentin
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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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By LJ
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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What patients are saying about Gabapentin and Seizures

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doc gave me gabapentin which is used for seizures, but off...
...is used for seizures, but off label works for anxiety pretty well and its non...
me like I was crazy, but did it. Gabapentin is for seizures...
...really worked for me was Gabapentin. My PS was going to give me Lortab, but I asked him for Gabapentin instead. He looked at like me like I was crazy, but did it. Gabapentin is for seizures, but...
been taking gabapentin for treatment of my seizures for...
...always been an add on med to phenytoin and it has proven in my case to be a successful anti convulsant. You have every right to be concerned about how any med is going to effect your seizure...
I began having seizures about a year ago. Having undergone...
...a year ago. Having undergone multiple tests, I was diagnosed with CNS-neuropsyciatric lupus (now, that's a mouthful). My rheumatologist prescribed Gabapentin for my seizures, and I have been...
used for seizures but works well for nerve damage also.It...
...my Dr. finally diagnosed me with diabetic and peripheral neuropathy. ...but also have skin pain that will ...ect. I am taking neurotin ( gabapentin ).It is used for seizures but works well fo...
old seizure medication, but boy it has helped my spasms....
...seizure medication, but boy it has helped my spasms. I don't wake up at night with leg cramps anymore and my hand cramps have stopped. They were getting so bad my fingers would hyper extend and f...
- I am taking Gabapentin for seizure control - need to...
Epilepsy - I am taking Gabapentin for seizure control - need to find ...your neurologist. There are many seizure meds but without knowing your...
I was taking gabapentin to prevent seizures for 2 weeks...
FWIW I was taking gabapentin to prevent seizures for 2 weeks after CT. I just stopped it. The pheono dose is...
anti-sezuire med for my sezuires along side Gabapentin and...
...3x a day never had any side effects from it. I also take a nice mixture of meds in the day and night. I think they put the side effects warning to cover there backs incase anything happens. Hi...
pain (nerve pain) (that bit's true, I'm on gabapentin...
...Emma, Topiramate's in the same class of drugs as gabapentin - they're anti-seizure drugs, but they're also useful for neuropathic pain (nerve pain) (that bit's true, I'm on gabapentin and it helps...
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