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Neurontin

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/ 118,786 posts
Other Names: Gabapentin   Gabarone

Xanax

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/ 447,663 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 118,786 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 447,663 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, number Availability among other generic) is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine chemical classification of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Taylor :P
July 29, 2014
Taylor :P wrote
Fantastic
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By NinaJ
July 13, 2014
NinaJ wrote
3 months on Neurontin
I stopped taking the neurontin, weening myself off if it and a month later still having bad arthritis pain. I hope you have stopped taking it as well.
Hi Sonya  |  July 23, 2014
I have been taking Neurontin for about 2 1/2 months and I am having some of the same symptoms. I wake up most mornings with both arms (from my elbows on down) are numb and in pain. My feet swell very mad also and so does my face. I started out taking 100mg three times a day to taking 300mg four times a day. I'm still in constant pain and my mood swings are horrible. My lymph nodes under my arm is also swollen, red, and painful. I have migraines. I totally understand how you feel.
Sonya  |  July 14, 2014
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By Mahar Bowen
July 1, 2014
Mahar Bowen wrote
Opiate and xanax painless detox
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By Rebel
June 1, 2014
Rebel wrote
HIDA Scan
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By adam
March 28, 2014
adam wrote
blabla
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By Vanessa
December 9, 2013
Vanessa wrote
Neurotin
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By Porky
November 4, 2013
Porky wrote
Lost Temper on Xanax
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By Xanax
October 20, 2013
Xanax wrote
Usefull
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By MO JOHN
September 24, 2013
MO JOHN wrote
xanax
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By IMT
September 7, 2013
IMT wrote
Gabapentin, Lyrica & Peripheral Neuropathy & Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
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really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
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What patients are saying about Neurontin vs. Xanax

2,862 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
month I am taking less and less xanax. Try to stick in...
...Neruontin for anxiety as well as xanax. The Neurontin works great for me. I find every month I am taking less and less xanax. Try to stick...
off benzos especially Xanax.I didn't have any side effects...
...psychiatrist prescribed Neurontin for when I was weaning off the Xanax. Apparently, it's used when you are going off benzos especially Xanax.I didn't have any side effects from...
a terrible rebound effect with Xanax. When each dose wore...
...a terrible rebound effect with Xanax. When each dose ...drug tolerance. Also had a very serious reaction to neurontin even though it's a ...most people. Klonopin vs. Xanax Can ...
Once I took the xanax 2 days later I felt much better
...doc. can't get back to you to deal with your situation, than why prescribe the drug in the 1st place. I had to try a psychiatrist when that happened & she didn't even try to wean me off of it. She ...
the Neurontin, I used to take Xanax at night, but never had...
...get the heavy legs (no pain) from ...This phenomenon started with the Neurontin. Maybe I'm retaining water or ...I'm up and about. Before the Neurontin, I used to take Xanax at night, but...
INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS. GOING THRU HELL AND HAVE NEUROPATHY...
...I JUST BEEN OFF SERQUEL 5 DAYS .... I AM ON JUST 4MG ZANAX I WAS ON 8MG. ONLY TAKING NEUROTIN AND ZANAX HAD BURNING THRU OUT MY BODY AND INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS. GOING THRU HELL AND HAVE NEUROPATH...
come up. I am also on Xanax PRN for PTSD, and Neurontin...
...xr for depression and ptsd, and it seems to work pretty well, ...I am also on Xanax PRN for PTSD, and Neurontin at night for my PTSD-related nightmares, and those seem to work well, too....
within a week I was off xanax with no withdrawal. Neurontin...
...I took xanax everyday for 2 1/2 ...times a day. When I switched to neurontin, within a week I was off xanax with no withdrawal. Neurontin is not addictive. I ...still may pop a neurontin ever...
but unless I take some xanax as well-.25mg - and another...
...all night. I have hashimotos and my endocrinologist suggested neurontin-- a seizure med- ...some xanax as well-.25mg - and another middle of night-- no sleep or very little. I am going to try...
taking xanax for my neuro pain. It did wonders but it's...
i've been taking xanax for my neuro pain. It did wonders but it's a double-edged ...nerve pain, nada, but the xanax worked. i am starting neurotin tonight, i was told i ...good start, better tha...
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