Last Update May 24, 2016
Horizant is a nervous system medication.
Uses: Horizant is prescribed for RLS and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Read More
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Positive 68 "It is nice to know that, although I had delayed orgasm issues before I went on dopamine agonists, that my increasingly difficult time with orgasms is also a... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 54 "If that didn't work, I'd try either Horizant or gabapentin. If it didn't work or I couldn't tolerate, I'd try a dopamine agonist, BUT, I'd take every weekend off with tramadol or an opioid."Read more negative discussions
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| RogueKitten
I have a traumatic spinal cord injury with a baclofen pump. My legs ache and I have increasing periferal neuropathy. I am 4.5 years post injury. A pain management specialist switched me from 1200 mg gabapentin to 1200 mg horizant two months ago. Withdraw from gabapentin is painful and results in increased cramping and rls -like symptoms (although I twitch and spasm all the time, this is different). Horizant seems more effective and I have less pain when I wake up, probably because horizant is time release and gabapentin is not.

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| Charlotte
I couldn't figure out why I just couldn't stop crying. It only happens when I take horizant. My doc never heard of this side effect. I been crying so much that I'm using toilet paper to dry my tears , I ran out of tissues. This may be rare but I have found a few other post with this side effect. If you have this side effect please email me, I have a doctors appointment Monday morning, s.he can report it. Some one who has issues should not take this. It can make it 100 X worse
October 9, 2015
I just stated taking this drug and I am the same way. Have other side effects as well

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Facts about Horizant

What does Horizant look like?
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Strength : 600 mg
Pill imprint : GS;LFG
Color : White
Shape : Oval
Alcohol warning on Horizant
There may be a negative interaction between Horizant and alcohol.
How do I obtain Horizant?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Horizant?
What dosages are available?
Tablet: 300 mg, 600 mg
Gabapentin enacarbil
Approval Date
April 6, 2011
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