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gabapentin 300 mg weight gain
Since I started taking gabapentin 300mg 3 times a day. for neuropathic pain in the spine last December I have put on One stone in weight, I have watched my diet carefully but the weight still went on. It helps ease the pain but I can not afford to keep putting on weight..Any suggestions
Updated 2 days ago.
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Gabapentin 600 Mg Tablet Side Effects
my father came from work. sweating bad. and feeling bad from the medicine. 72yr male, with weakness in his legs and knee legs go out. and his in bad health. giving by the va hospital. help please. mary ## Norman, has he contacted the VA hospital and prescribing doctor about the problem, yet? Gabapentin can cause these types of side effects in anywhere between 1 to 7% of the people that use it. Since it sounds like they were pretty severe and caused him problems walking, its probably not the right medication for him, or it may be too high of a dosage. ## I am a diabetic patient. I complained of pain in the body and hardened hand movements. Doctor prescribed Gabapentin USP 300 mg Capsules for night and 100mg capsules for the morning. I do not know for what reason did he prescribe this. Is...
Updated 4 days ago.
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ic gabapentin 300 mg bladder side effects
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...
Updated 6 days ago.
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FLUR20% BACL4% CYCL2% GABA10% LIDO5% TOPICAL CREAM
I HAVE NEUROPATHY. I HAVE SEVER BURNING IN MT FEET AND SOMETIMES HANDS, I HAVE THE TINGLING ALSO IN BOTH. MY DOCTOR HAS ME ON GABA 600MGS 3 TIMES A DAY BUT IT DOESN'T SEEM TO BE HLPING WITH THE BURNING. COULD YOU PLEASR TELL ME IF THIS WOULD WORK. ## Hello, Terri! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem that you're having. Has your doctor prescribed this? It is just various medications compounded into a cream to be used topically, but most of them have not ever been proven to be effective topically. And since you are already taking oral Gabapentin, you would need to check with your doctor before using this, since it also contains it. How long have you been taking it? It is not an actual analgesic, so it will take 4 to 6 weeks to reach its full level of efficacy in your bo...
Updated 6 days ago.
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gabapentin higher dose
I'm taking 1800mgs 4 times a day and there's really no high but it keeps me off the booze. I'm tapering down 200mgs a day so in a bit it will all work out.
Updated 6 days ago.
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Will gabapentin produce the same side effects as Lyrica?
I was put on Lyrica for diabetic nerve pain, but after taking it for 2 weeks, my blood sugar dropped drastically, and I had to be hospitalized. It was determined that Lyrica was responsible, since that was the only thing that had changed. I was taken off the Lyrica immediately. However, I have suffered with constant leg pain for years, and asked my doctor if there was something different I could take. He prescibed Gabapentin for a trial month to see how I do with it. When I got home, I searched the Internet for more information and see that it was primarily prescribed for seizures. My question is: Will I experience the same side effects as I did with Lyrica, and will I become dependent on the medication if it does help. I don't like the possible side effects of mood swings, depressi...
Updated 7 days ago.
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Can gabapentin cause false positive result in drug test for THC??
Hi, Im 37yr. old caucasian male. Im in methadone maintenance, and i have begun slowly taperin off it. I take 90mg methadone, 30mg oxazepam morning only, and now I tried recreational dosage gabapentin (neurontin). I learned, that for fun, its worth of nothing except poisoning own body. Dose of gabapentin was 7x300 = 2100mg. Passive smoke is impossible, and I haven eat any hemp pruducts. I blame that false positive Gabapentin.. can it really be so? ## Hi Deadboy, I am currently in the same situation! I also am treated for opiate dependency at a methadone clinic. The dr at the clinic prescribed me 300mg 3x's a day of Neurontin and I am now testing positive for thc and I DO NOT SMOKE! I have recently quit the medication and I am waiting. This my last drug screen to come back. Thus is ru...
Updated 8 days ago.
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how long does it take gabapentin to get out of your system
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 8 days ago.
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Is the Gabapentin affecting my eyes?
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 9 days ago.
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Gabantin 100 Side Effects
I M TAKING GABANTIN 100-100-300mg DAILY FOR PAIN IN THE THAI MUSCLES. WANT TO KNOW IF ANY SIDE EFFECTS ARE THERE, SHOUL I CONTIUE ? ## It is important to know that all prescription drugs pose the risk of side effects. Whether or not you should continue taking a medication is not for a stranger to say. You need to contact your doctor if you are having doubts about what he prescribed you. As far as side effects go: Gabapentin's (Gabantin) most common side effects in adult patients include dizziness, drowsiness, and peripheral edema (swelling of extremities); these mainly occur at higher doses, in the elderly. Side effects upon discontinuation of gabapentin that have been reported in medical literature include insomnia, restlessness, agitation, anxiety, disorientation, confusion, light...
Updated 12 days ago.
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How Long Does Gabapentin Stay In Your System
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 therefore is not tested for on any drug screenings. ## I have be...
Updated 15 days ago.
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Yellow capsule IP 102
Given a pill to take as if it were Neurotine.....yellow capsule with IP and under, 102 written across. ## NEED TO KNOW IDENTIFICATION OF CAPSULE THAT IS YELLOW WITH IMPRINT OF IP 102 ## I have the same thing and have NO idea what it is. Did you ever find out what it is? ## I tried several different resources and cannot find an identification for this capsule. Does anyone have information on this? ## it is 300mg of Gabapentin ## we have the same capsule & none of our resources at the pharmacy knew what it was either!!!!!!!!!! ## little yellow/white,capsule with IP on the yellow side and IP on the whiye si de ## i found the ip 102 white pill - it says it is used to control siezures ## If it is used to control seizures then there is a chance that it's Gabapentin after all. Anybody ...
Updated 18 days ago.
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How long before side effects resolve from gabapentin?
My father who is 79 was started on 300 mg of gabapentin, three times a day. After the 4th dose, he was having hallucinations, tremors, and became tachycardic and arrhythmic. Although the MD prescribing would not say stop the medication, his cardiologist advised immediately stopping. He continues to be lethargic, confused and although better, still has some tremors about 36 hours after taking his last dose. His heart rate is down to around 84 now. How much longer until these side effects resolve? ## Hi Snigs, I'm very sorry to hear about your father's situation. Based on your description, it sounds to me like his cardiologist may know best. A lot of these side effects can be serious/life threatening and may require immediate medical attention if they persist. For the doctor to di...
Updated 22 days ago.
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gab dic lid bac
What is GAB/DIC/LID/BAC 4/2/2/1 P ## Hello, Tom! How are you? Those abbreviations stand for… Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant that's also used to treat certain types of nerve pain. Diclofenac, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. Lidocaine, which is a topical anesthetic. And Baclofen, which is a muscle relaxant. The numbers are just the dosage combination. This is most commonly a topical cream/ointment that must be made by a compounding pharmacy and is used to treat minor pain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 22 days ago.
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is there any side effects for gabapin 300 mg
I am taking gabapin 300 mg capsules as treatment for spondolytis(lumbar) from past one and half month.Please let me know whether are there are any side effects for thsi medication ## All medications carry the risk of side effects, even over the counter products. Gabapin contains the active ingredient Gabapentin, this an anticonvulsant that is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and weight gain. Read more: Do you have any other questions? ## Does gabapin cause emotional imbalance? ## Dear Sir I am taking Gabapin 100mg from last 3 months for nerve pain , what would be side effect for the same??? ## GABAPENTIN 300 IS PRESCRIBED TO ME FOR NERE PAIN (NEURALGIA). HOW LONG SHOULD ONE TAKE THIS MEDICINE SFELY ## i have s...
Updated 24 days ago.
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how does the pill work
right now i am on a coctail of 2400 MG of Gabapentin a day as well i take supuedol right now for my back pain witch is forever... I was taking 10 Mg of oxycodone IR, i find the supuedol is not at all an IR pill, i can feel when it begins to work, my oxy IR pills wich cost less than the Supuedols,the supuedol can take 2 hrs before any form of relief,as well when i took the oxycodone IR the pill was working in 15 minutes, pls Health Canada, what is going on with these crappy pills, coming here from India,? why does Canada allow any meds in when we can make and distribute our own , in Canada.. please help !! today my husband got his perscription of Gabapentin 800 Mg, kinda creepy when it is an oval pill with no scoring on it, as well a light black tiny print of a G2 on one side,pill not score
Updated 29 days ago.
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gabapentin methylcobalamin tablets side effects
hello sir, my mother is suffering from anemia caused due to lack of iron content. now she has pain on left leg knee cap, so doctor has prescribed gabapentin methylcobalamin 300 mg.. so please tell me what are the side effects of this tablet? thank you.
Updated 29 days ago.
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Gabapentin and weight gain
I take 600 mg. of gabapentin (3) times a day for nerve pain. For me it has been a miracle drug. I do have difficulty if not almost impossible losing weight and have even gained some. It has been worth the trade off to be able to feel better. Does anyone know how to counteract this? ## Hi Agnes, Sorry to hear about your challenges with Gabapentin. According to the National Library of Medicine, rapid weight gain happens to be a general side effect of this medication. I'm not a doctor, but coming from someone with an athletic background, the best advice I can offer for counteracting it would probably be to follow a strict diet and exercise program. Something that you can commit to as long as you're taking the medication. I would also recommend drinking plenty of water (making that ...
Updated 30 days ago.
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side effects of gabapentin methylcobalamin tablets
My father is a cerebral Haemorrhage patient with right side limb weakness and imbalance to fall. The doctor has prescribed to take. GABAPENTIN 300mg+METHYLCOBALAMIN 500mg. Is he taking the right medicine??
Updated 30 days ago.
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c keto cream
I'm having trouble with my shoulder from an accident I recently had. The Dr. prescribed me this, KETO/GAB/LID/PENCREAM 10/6/2/2% CR 100gm. Apply 1-2 grams (1-2 pumps) to affected area 3-4 times daily. Also with 5 refills. If anyone can tell me anything about this medication or tell me where to go to find it, I can't seem to find it anywhere. Does it help. So far I feel a small better feeling. I know the GAB, should (?) stand for gabapentine, which I take in a capsule form, 300mg. All the others, I have no idea. Is this something new? Has anyone else tried it. I read a little about it also helping depression ((??)) along with some "Other" things that would really help me. It is in a (*)topical cream that sort of resembles shaving cream. Any help sure would be appreciated....
Updated 1 month ago.
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