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Sudden Withdrawal from Neurontin
I have been taking 600 mg of Neurontin 4x a day for about 2 years and recentlty ran out of this medication due to excrutiating slow service from mandatory mail order RX company.... I was extremely agitated during this time (approx. 5 days), nervous, stressed out, etc. Has anyone else had these symptons as a result of sudden withdrawal from Neurontin? I can't understand why this happened, I felt so scared and lousy for that time. Is this a known reaction for this med? I haven't been able to find an answer. I take it for relief from carpel tunnel syndrom. Thanks ## Almost any med, or substance, even you morning coffee, will cause some withdrawal symptoms when you have been used to having it in your body for awhile, and suddenly stop taking it. Did it ease when you finally started ...
Updated 11 hours ago.
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gabapentin withdrawals
being taken off of neurontin/gabapentin after seven years. crying, anxious, and what no one mentions itching all over! have tried antihistamines, cortizone creams but w/ no relief. ## yes this is normal I went through the same thing. I was on 3600 for eight years. I weaned off very slowly. I started weening off in 2008. I am now down to 400mg and go down about 100 a week. Its so awful ## These types of problems are normal from a sudden withdrawal of any medication that affects brain chemicals, which is exactly what Gabapentin does, since it was initially discovered as an anticonvulsant. Unfortunately, since you were on it for so long, it is probably going to take several weeks for these effects to wear off, though they should gradually improve and lessen in severity. As to the itching, ...
Updated 6 days ago.
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What Does Neurontin Show Up As On A Drug Screen
Does anyone know if Neurontin shows up as anything on a drug screen? ## No, Neurontin contains the active ingredient Gabapentin, it is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to be effective at treating certain types of nerve pain, so it is not a substance that is included on drug test panels. It has also not been known to cause false positives for anything else. Learn more Neurontin details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Neurontin only shows up as neurontin or gabapenton and is rarely tested for. I'm in drug court and they test us for everything including neurontin and ultram/ultracet ## Going to Dr tomorrow for migraines. My Friend gave me nuerotin. And buspar. Is this going to show up in blood or urine ## Thank u so much foe the answer to my question. My mom ...
Updated 7 days ago.
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Will Neurontin give FALSE POSITIVE on Drug Testing
I will be going back to work and will be testing for illegal drug use. I am on Neurontin due to a medical problem. Will I get a FALSE POSITIVE result on a test for illegal drugs? ## In Dec. 04 I was tested while on this drug and I tested positive for MJ, and I have NEVER ONCE somed MJ! I would tell them you are taking this drug for your own safe peace of mind, I was rejected due to this AND DROPPED FROM MY OWN MD!!! ## today i went to my probation officer and did a urine out if all the meds im on that should have come up marijuana came up, i havent smoked that drug in a very long time, im on neuontin,vyvnase, benzdiazapine, zantac. I just got done with a round of augumentin for a severe facial infection that was about 5 days ago. what would cause a positive marajuana results? ## I am lo...
Updated 10 days ago.
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South Georgia Pill Mills Still Open For Buisness
need a pain dr. in south georgia asap. I say a pill mill jusdt because they prescribe good amounts usually but I am a completely on the up and up and have alot of back problems compounded by fibromyalgia and so on. ## It looks like law enforcement has been cracking down on the pill mills over there, so they may not be as generous as they might have been in the past: ajc.com/news/massive-pill-mill-raid-1227391.html n regards to finding a local pain doctor, I have listed below a couple websites specific to locating pain management doctors in a given area. All you have to do is input your city or zip code for narrowed results: doctorsforpain.com/physicians/index.html You can give this other page a try too if you come up with different results for some reason or another: wellness.com/find/p...
Updated 11 days ago.
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walgreens shorted me my medication pills
For quite some time now, I have counted my Pills from Walgreens and the Count Was Short a few times already. Now I'm short on Neurontin Pills I didn't Count; And I'm Short Of My Pills For A Few Days!!!! Which means I have to do without my Medication for a Few Days and To SUFFER because they MISCOUNTED MY PILLS NO TELLING HOW MANY TIMES!!!! I've thought other Prescriptions were SHORT COUNTED in the Past...BUT NOW I HAVE TO DO WITHOUT SOME OF MY MEDICINE FOR SEVERAL DAYS!!! WHAT CAN I DO TO PROTECT MYSELF FROM WALGREENS PHARMACY?!!!! ## You will need to start counting them there at the counter, unfortunately. I don't use Walgreens anymore. ## Hello, Rhett! How are you? If it's just Neurontin, you should be able to get it refilled a few days before it's due. It ...
Updated 27 days ago.
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walgreens shorted me my pills
For quite some time now, I have counted my Pills from Walgreens and the Count Was Short a few times already. Now I'm short on Neurontin Pills I didn't Count; And I'm Short Of My Pills For A Few Days!!!! Which means I have to do without my Medication for a Few Days and To SUFFER because they MISCOUNTED MY PILLS NO TELLING HOW MANY TIMES!!!! I've thought other Prescriptions were SHORT COUNTED in the Past...BUT NOW I HAVE TO DO WITHOUT SOME OF MY MEDICINE FOR SEVERAL DAYS!!! WHAT CAN I DO TO PROTECT MYSELF FROM WALGREENS PHARMACY?!!!!
Updated 28 days ago.
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neurontin ingredients
does neurontin have opiates in them? ## No, it does not.
Updated 30 days ago.
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does neurontin show up a dt'mrug test
Will neurontin make me fail a drug test?
Updated 1 month ago.
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does neurontin show up a drug test
I have been drug testing for DCFS for a couple months and i have restless leg syndrome so i usually take neurontin for it, but it is not prescribed. so since i have been drug testing i have been iffy about taking it cause i dont know what or if it shows up in a drug test, they spin test my urine. will it show up in my system with a spin test and if so what will it show up as? ## I got tested after leaving detox into sober living and came up positive in a pee test for benzos. I was prescribed nuerontin at detox and was clean off everything else but neurontin for 5 days at the time of the test.
Updated 1 month ago.
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Dangerous Cocktail: Neurontin and Opiates
One of the contraindications while taking Neurontin is using opiates such as Hydrocodone (Vicodin) and Oyxcodone (Percocet). The opiates potentiate the effect of Neurotin by 14%. With Morphine, it increases the effect of Neurotin by 44%. My husband was on Neurontin at 900 mg a day (taken in three doses). At that time, he was not taking much of his pain killer, Oxycodone (Percocet), maybe one 5mg dose a night. My husband was originally took Neurotin for shingles nerve pain. His doctor decided to increase his dose of Neurontin to 1800 mg per day (three equal doses). Before that time, my husband increased his Oxycodone to two 5mg tablets before bedtime and another 5mg tablet about four hours later. Upon the increase in Neurontin, my husband started to experience some adverse effects. These...
Updated 1 month ago.
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how long does it take neurontin to get out of your system
I Take Neurontin how long does it take to come out of you system? It is causing to many problems for me. Can you stop suddenly or do you have to ween your self from them?? ## Hi, Sweet Pea! Sorry about the problems that it's causing you. What types of symptoms have you been experiencing? How long have you been taking it? If you've been on it for awhile, at a high dose, suddenly stopping it could cause a risk of seizures, since it's an anticonvulsant. It is generally best to taper off of these types of medications. Have you discussed it with your doctor? Learn more Neurontin details here. ## If I took a 1/2 of a quater early Wednesday morning will I b clean by friday
Updated 1 month ago.
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Been looking for ever for this pill ID. Help please
This pill is egg white and oblong with a 25 on the front and a score in center. On the back is what looks like a beaker inside a large U and a score mark in center. ## It's not Neurontin? Generic Gabapentin ## @dmath, From what you're describing it sounds like the large U may be similar to the Advance Pharmaceutical logo. However, I did find that their logo is actually a small p inside of a larger A (it just happens to look like a V also since there is no line connecting that part of the "A"). Perhaps if you were to contact the manufacturer directly, they'd be able to determine if it's one of their own... I also wanted to add Gabapentin as a fair candidate since different versions of this medication have pills that share the same white oblong description, have a ...
Updated 1 month ago.
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oblong pill t88
This pill is suppose to be a narraton pill. ## Hello, Shelly! How are you? No, this is not Neurontin. An oblong, peach pill with T 88 on one side contains the active ingredient Etodolac, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
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how long does neurontin remain in your system
How long does it take to clear neurontin completely from your body after taking 600-900 mg for a month?
Updated 2 months ago.
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how much neurontin such anyone take?
i'm sleep alot i'm on 4200 a day ## I dont fell right when I take this drug.the Dr. give me this for leg pain. I fill as if I am toatlly drunk ## It makes me fill drunk. ## Neurontin has work well for me it help with my nerves in my arm/shoulder. however i notice since my refills they gave me the off brand that don't work ## this is a drug mainlt perscribed for it's anti_seziour proberty's. GABBApentin is the generic name, is has many use's but is all depends on you'r personal brain and body chemistry TALK TO YOUR DOC! it may not agree with you ## I take 900 mg a day for trigeminal neuralga. I tried taking 1200 mg a day but it made me feel sick. 900 works for me. I have no pain in the jaw and face now. ## I take 600mg daily and sometimes it makes me feel slee...
Updated 2 months ago.
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I Found Neurontin and Buspirone in son's room, what do they do to him?
i found neurontin 300mg and buspirone 10mg, why is he taking these? they were prescribed to someone, but the label with name has been torn off. My sons not prescribed these at all. Wondering what they are doing to him? ## Hi neurontin i am told people take with opiates to intensify their high. Buporine is suboxone which is to help with withdrawal and suppose to help cravings for opiates. Not a good combination of medicine to mix im not a Dr but have family that are addicts . Best of luck ## Hello, Carol Ann! How are you? I'm happy to clear this up for you and provide information on these medications. Neurontin contains the active ingredient Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant that's also used to treat certain types of nerve pain and mood disorders, but it is not a narcotic an...
Updated 4 months ago.
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False Positive On Blood Test
Can neurontin give a false positive for cocaine in a urine drug test? ## Neurontin contains the active ingredient Gabapentin, it is an anticonvulsant, which has also been shown to help certain types of nerve pain. And no, it is not known to cause false positives for any other drugs. Where you taking anything else? Even over the counter medications? ## This is for a family member. He was taking alleve and nyquil for tooth pain (possibly). He did have a root canal a few days later. Thanks for your response. ## Maria, had he had anything done to the tooth, prior to the root canal? If the dentist used anesthetic to numb it, then that could explain the false positive. Some of the anesthetics they use are distance relatives of cocaine and could cause false positives for it. Aleve has been kno...
Updated 4 months ago.
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amerigroup real solutions
Does medicaid pay for neurontin or lyrica? ## HI THERE MY NAME IS MICHAEL, I HAVE A NEW INSURANCE CALLED AMERIGROUP REAL SOLUTIONS, I WAS WONDERING IF IT COVERS THE DRUG CALLED SUBOXONE, MANY SITES ARE SAYING DIFFERENT THINGS, I WOULD APPRECIATE AN ANSWER, THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH.. ## Hi Linda, From what I've read, Medicaid does provide coverage for drugs like Neurontin and Lyrica. However, you might also want to call the pharmacy ahead of time to verify whether or not there's a copay. @Mikey, According to Amerigroup's webpage, coverage is available for generic Suboxone (buprenorphine + naloxone), but it does require prior authorization and there also appears to be quantity limits of 120 for a 30 day period. You can view more specific details on page 5 and 33 of the following...
Updated 4 months ago.
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how long does neurontin stay in your system
female of 30 years old and I was 160 pounds and now after taking Neurontin I have gained 30 pounds. Please does anybody have any suggestions of how I can fight this weight-gain?
Updated 4 months ago.
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