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methocarbamal 500 mg
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Can i take 500mg methocarbamal and 300mg gabapentin and what are the side effects ## Hi babygurl, According to umm.edu's drug interaction checker, there are no interactions listed between Methocarbamol and Gabapentin. However, cross referencing this on other webpages has brought up a notation about Methocarbamol and Gabapentin potentially causing an increase in certain side effects, such as an impaired cognitive function, dizziness, and drowsiness. Other than that, it seems to me like there shouldn't be any complications outside of their own individual list of side effects. Furthermore, in the event that you ever did experience these side effects (knock on wood) you can always work with your doctor on developing a dosing schedule that helps minimize this risk of interaction betw...
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False Positive Drug Test Gabapentin
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Hi my name is rosie, and I have been on neurontin/gabapentin goin on 2mnths now for my nerve pain n my legs from my diabetes,well ne way I've takin 2 urine test and dey com up positive, I dnt take ne other meds bsides wat my doctor prescribe 4 my diabetes. I take gabapentin 300 mg 1 cap e'er 12 hrs. ## What are you getting a false positive for? Gabapentin isn't known to cause false positives. Can you please post back with more information on what else you are taking, including any over the counter products? There are some of them that are known to cause false positives and with more details, I can check them for you. ## A friend of mine failed a drug test for methadone, she swears she has never taken that but she is on neurontin. Will the neurontin cause this test to come ou...
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ic gabapentin 300 mg bladder side effects
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I take 100 ic gabapentin 3 times/day for sciatica. Now I find that my bladder leaks about once a week which is unnerving. Has this been reported as a side effect? ## Didn't give enough information about my bladder leakage. The leakage is small and occurs in my sleep. ## Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant that has also been proven to help with certain types of nerve pain. This is not listed among the normal side effects, which may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and weight gain. You can read more on it here: Have you talked to your doctor about this? ## Have not talked to doctor about occasional bladder leakage while sleeping since starting Gabapentin. I would like to know if any other persons who take this drug have had this experience. Let me kinow. Thanks ## Having the same pr...
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alcohol and Gabapentin
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Does anyone drink beer or other alcohol while taking this? I start on it tonight, increasing every 5 days to 900 mg total a day. I'm curious as to how much alcohol can be tolerated and if there are any reasons to avoid it completely. I like my Budweiser. Thanks for any input. ## Alcohol should be avoided while using this medication, especially at such a high dosage, because it can aggravate the side effects, making them much more problematic. These can include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and peripheral edema. You can read more on it here: Do you have any other questions? ## what are the bad things with this drug and alcohol? ## I've taken 3600mg of Gabapentin each day for 21 months now! I drink alcohol with them & feel ok. I would just say that the Gabapentin alone will l...
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Gabapentin and Electric Shock Therapy
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my son (34) took 90 gabapentin (100mg) pills in a two day period. What are the side effects of this as he is also undergoing ECT treatment 3 days a week and he took that many pills before undergoing his 3rd treatment. ## Your son is undergoing ETC three times a week!? May I ask why n what for. If he's never taken the medication before then he'll feel side effects such as drowsiness, nausea, dizziness, possible seizure (s), mood change, hostility OR extreme sociability. The list is too long to list here, but those are the major side effects. The half-life of the drug isn't very long, I believe 5-7 hrs...so it may have been out of his system by the time he went....
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what helps the most with neuropathy
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I have been taking gabapentin 800 mg 3x s per day along with tramadol 2 4 xs a day an still hurt anyone have any suggestions please ## Hi Susan, A few alternative options you might want to look into for neuropathy/nerve pain/nerve regeneration may be: CBD/THC (from cannabis) - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC20965 Alpha Lipoic Acid - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2939615 Cayenne - umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/cayenne Also consider further research on the following: -Essential Oils -Magnesium -Vitamin B6 -Skullcap -Evening primrose oil -Colloidal silver There are actually even more potential treatments in the realm of natural remedies, but I hope this info helps as far as some suggestions go. Has anyone here tried any of these with success? I for one am a witness to seeing a cl...
Updated 5 days ago.
 
How Long Does Gabapentin Stay In Your System
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how long does gabapentin 900mg stay in your system? ## Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain and mood disorders and, as such, it is not a substance that is tested for on standard drug tests. However, the half-life for your body to process it out is from 5 to 7 hours and total elimination time is usually 5 to 6 half-lives, so you'd be looking at 30 to 42 hours for it to be processed out of your body entirely. Learn more Gabapentin details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a drug test this afternoon n i took a 300mg gabapentin last night...will i pass a urine test today... ## I know it's late but gabapentin is not a controlled substance. ## I have been taking gabapenton for about three months. Can th...
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Gabapentin false drug test
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I have to take a urine drug test weekly and it gets sent off to a lab to be double checked. The last 3 weeks it says I failed for Gabapentin. I have not taken that kind of medicine my whole life. The only medication I am taking is Suboxone. Can someone please tell me why or how this is happening? ## I can tell you that some people that have been in jail have tested positive for cocaine while taking Gabapentin. They have actually stopped giving it to people in jail for this reason. I don't know the truth in this but I was told that Gabapentin pulls false positives constantly! Sometimes for benzos other times for cocaine. You tell me why? If there's a doctor out there please respond! So people that say you cannot test positive for other drugs are wrong!!!
Updated 6 days ago.
 
Gabapentin works right away, but dose doesn't seem enough-after 1 week
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This was my first visit to a neuro.. I started Gabapentin on a friday night a week ago. 100MG 3xDay....I felt some relief the first night and the next day (albeit I had some wacky wacky side-effects at first)..... So I call the Dr.'s office and got a doctor who was covering and explained that I started Gabapentin the night before and wanted to increase the dose. The doc said that if I could handle the side-effects to go ahead. So, the next day I started taking 2x100mg capsles 3xDay... and this helped right away even more.. but in 7 days I feel no more improvement.. and a few days ago I asked the Doc who is my Doc if I can increase it further because it was helping but only 40-60% now.. He said I had to give it 2-4 weeks on this dose.... Couldn't the fact that i'm feeling rel...
Updated 6 days ago.
 
gabapentin withdrawal headache & time
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I was on 300 mg of gabapentin for 3 months. I'm weaning off it by taking the 300 mg capsule every other day as per what the pharmacist recommended. How long should I do this? It's been a week. The days I don't take it I have a headache that just won't go away. I want to be done with this drug.
Updated 6 days ago.
 
Suffering with Gabapentin
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I began taking Gabapentin for terrible nerve pain, tingling, and numbness in both legs, from the thigh to the knee, particularly when I'm lying down. I also feel one arm go completely numb when I keep it raised for any period of time. Example: holding up my Kindle to read, or my phone to play Words With Friends. My internist prescribed it for me after I told him the pain was unbearable, and keeping me up at night. The side effects began once I had titrated up to my full dose of 300 mg., 3 times a day, for a total of 900 mg. The side effects were terrible. The dizziness and double vision got worse and worse with each passing day. Some days I was terribly nauseous, and most of the time, towards evening, I developed a raging headache. There were days I knew it was unsafe to drive. I ha...
Updated 7 days ago.
 
how long does it take gabapentin to get out of your system
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i was taking 300 mg neurontin . 1 in am 1 at noon and 2 at bedtime. I was prescribed the med in May of 2013. Increased later when not helping with foot numbness. It has been almost 2 weeks since i tapered myself off of the drug and i still feel nausea in the am which effects my eating. Please advise how long it will take this med to be out of my system. Thank You ## Hi Cindy, Sorry to hear about the nausea you've been experiencing lately. From what I've been researching, in most cases it usually ends up being around 2 to 5 days for this type of medication to clear your system. However because you've been taking it for about a year, I'd imagine your body could still probably use some time to get accustomed to not having it on a regular basis. One study I found mentioned t...
Updated 7 days ago.
 
how long does it take gabapentin to work
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I have nerve pain in my right arm Doctor gave me gabapentin 300mgs to take twice daily how long does it take before I feel it working ## Hello, Dano! How are you? Since it isn't an actual analgesic, it may take 4 to 5 weeks, before it reaches its full level of efficacy in your body to see if it helps you. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## took 3 days for relief of my nerve pain this time atound (in my buttock of all places) 2 years ago it is the only drug that kept me sane while waiting for a knee replacement. ## i took that 2 every 6 hours and i started walking down the steps and my legs gave out, i don't mean it will happen to you cos everybody is diffe...
Updated 8 days ago.
 
yellow capsule with numbers 215
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I found a capsule light yellow with numbers 215 on the bottom what can it be i was told a klonapin ## Found light yellow capsules with blue numbers 215 and white powder inside ## Hello, Wine! How are you? That information is not correct. This capsule is manufactured by Ascend Laboratories and they list it as containing 300mgs of Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant that is also used to treat some types of nerve pain and some mood disorders. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Uh no it's not klonopin, it's neurotin... Klonopin isn't a capsule,
Updated 8 days ago.
 
Gabapentin/How long do these stay in the urine???
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I was given a couple 400mg gabapentins from a friend for some migraines, I took them but found out that I will be having a drug screen and am worried that these pills can be detected, so please could someone let me know whether or not I'm worrying for nothing or if I have something to worry about, thanks ## If you've given yourself at least a few days, odds are that it's less likely to show up under any sort of urine, saliva, or blood test. What's more risky in my opinion, is the opportunity for a false-positive to show up. Where as it can sometimes show that you took something completely different and then you're left trying to explain yourself. The good thing is since most standard drug screens test for illicit drugs, controlled medications, and medications with a ...
Updated 9 days ago.
 
Gabapentin or prgabalin which is safe for long term use
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Dr suggested me to take gabapentin for cervical spondylosis now I am better than privious dr suggested to continue medicin for 3 months is it safe ## You should take either medication as directed by your doctor and for the duration of time they recommend. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects of these medications as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings, and weight gain. How long have you been taking it?
Updated 10 days ago.
 
Is the Gabapentin affecting my eyes?
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I am now taking 7 x 300 gabapentin per day and am getting terrible eye problems: double and blurred vision, I am also sufering unnerving confusion, could it be a side effect of the gabapentin? ## It doesn't seem from the monograph listing, that these are common side effects: Gabepentin Side-Effect Info Click Here I would suggest you speak to your doctor and discuss this as soon as possible, it could be this drug, an illness, or a combo if you are taking something else. ## I get blurred vision with only 2 300 Mg's ## I have been taking 2400 mg (eight 300-mg tablets) a day of gabapentin for more than a year. I have a lot of double vision, though only when I'm tired (which is most of the time). Of course, I take a few other sedating medications as well. I've gotten used to ...
Updated 11 days ago.
 
gabapentin metallic taste mouth
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I recently started taking gabapentin to alleviate nerve pain from fibromyalgia, but now I am having a metal taste in my mouth and all the teeth brushing in the world doesn't stop it. I am also eating myself out of house and home with this med.... anyone else have this problem, and if so, how do I stop it? ## Hello, Strephannie! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems that you're having. The FDA does list these issues as possible side effects of taking Gabapentin, along with dizziness, headache, dry mouth and mood swings. However, most side effects do tend to improve, as your body gets used to the medication, but it may take a month or so. But weight gain is a problem that most people have when taking this medication and that doesn't usually change, as long as they are ...
Updated 11 days ago.
 
Insomnia while taking Gabapentin
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Have been taking gabapentin for a week and am having trouble sleeping anyone having the same problem. ## can't get a good nights sleep two days in a row. surgury pain from lung absess dosen't seem to get any better. ## Yes me too I have been on 100MG for a week.....BUT that is too higher dose so will be coming down to 50MG today......i am not impressed with this drug and as I need my sleep, if i am not happy with 50MG i will stop it..I prefer to have the MS problems than not been able to sleep!! xx ## I am taking 100 MG 3x's a day and have noticed (on about day 5 of this drug) strange dreams when I CAN sleep and trouble getting to sleep in the first place. Anyone else? ## I take 400mg 3 times a day, I will sleep one day and then up for the next two nights and then sleep one ...
Updated 13 days ago.
 
yellow capsule 300mg ig 322
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These have been prescribed to me to help with opiate withdrawal. I have read all these messages and I'm getting very confused. If someone can please help me with these help with an opiate withdrawal or would they not? ## Hello, Jimmie! How are you? Gabapentin can be used to help minimize some of the withdrawal effects you may experience, such as the anxiety, dizziness, rebound pain and mood swings. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. It really depends how severe your withdrawals are, if they are very bad, it may not help much. Is there anything else I can help with? ## 300mg Gabapentin will help with convulsions, nerve pain such as Neuralgia, It will also help in minor cases of withdrawal, but will not stop them co...
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