Neurontin

Active Ingredient(s): Gabapentin
FDA Approved: * December 30, 1993
Pharm Company: * PFIZER PHARMS
Category: Anticonvulsant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Neurontin Overview

Gabapentin (GPN) marketed under the brand name Neurontin among others, is a medication used to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain, hot flashes, and restless leg syndrome.[4][5] In epilepsy it may be used for those with partial seizures.[4] It is recommended as one of a number of first line medications for the treatment of neuropathic pain in diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, and central neuropathic pain.[6] A 2014 review of its use for diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabapentin

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gabapentin withdrawals
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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, ...
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Dangerous Combination: Neurontin and Opiates
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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...
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South Georgia Pain Management Still Open For Buisness
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Need a pain dr. in south Georgia ASAP. Needing a doctor that can prescribe sufficient amounts of pain medication so that I can function. I have a lot 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: {link removed because site no longer exists} Many of the results you find (in one or both of the links above) also list a phone number for that specific doctor; I'd consid...
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I Found Neurontin and Buspirone in son's room, what do they do to him?
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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...
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Sudden Withdrawal from Neurontin
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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 ...
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Neurontin/Gabapentin Withdrawal Question.
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Hello. I'm very new to this drug, only 7 days.I am a diabetic with bi-polar/anxiety. I was recently put on Gabapentin 300mg. 1 pill for 4 days and then told to take 1 pill 2 times a day after. I have been experiencing some normal side effects such as sleepiness, a little anxiety (it hits me for about an hour and then goes away completely) and a little bit of a loopy feeling. I did not realize I was past the 4 days and had only been taking one pill (my memory has been terrible the past few days), so I was going to start taking the 2 pills yesterday (Feb 20th). I forgot the 2nd dosage on the 20th and did not realize it until the 21st after I started feeling a crazy rapid heartbeat, severe anxiety (i wrestled with it for about 4 hours before calming down), as well as dizziness and the ...
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odd shaped white pill with 252 imprinted
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I found it in my bottle of neurontin/gabapentin... It is an odd shaped pill with 252 on one side. Blank on the other.
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white pill s g 1 78 - are these gabapentin / neurontin
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These pills are white, oblong and are scored like gabapentin are. On one side they have a S G and on the other is a 1 78. ## Hello, Gabby! How are you? Yes, this tablet is manufactured by ScieGen Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 800mgs of Gabapentin. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings, dry mouth, and weight gain. However, there are many oval, white tablets that are scored, so please don't assume that they all contain Gabapentin. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Bowel problem and gas stench
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Upon taking Neurontin, I had an immediate change in colon issues. Constant gas inflates my belly to the point it is distended. When I pass gas, there is the WORST sour stench. Every fart I've let off has been exactly the same since the gabapentin has been in my system. When I do finally have to crap, it is loose, gooey, and is impossible to squeeze off. I'm in the bathroom for way too long, trying to force it all out (major strain). Then when I wipe, I have to spend so much time trying to get the messy poop residue off my o ring. Gross but a major issue. ## You know, I've been on 1800 mg on Neurontin just over a year now, for pain in my head I was diagnosed with a psuedotumor-cerebri....I also had my gallblader out 9 months ago and since then have everything you describe, go...
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How long does neurontin/gabapentin stay good if they are in a medicine bottle sealed?
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I found a bottle of my gabapentin 600's in a bottle in the closet and I don't want to just pitch them if they're usable because I don't have insurance and they're expensive. What do you think? ## Hello, Lee! How are you? They should be disposed of if they are past the expiration date on the label. That is the longest period of time they be guaranteed to retain efficacy under normal storage conditions. This medication may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, weight changes and mood swings. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I found a bottle of gabapentin from 2014 would they still be good ## It would stil be good just mabe not as effective.Your right they are expensive. You can Google it. ## The efficiency will not be up to par. You should dispose of...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Gabapentin
  • Capsule: 100mg, 300mg, 400mg, 800mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 0, 0.0, 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 300mg, 400mg, 600mg, 800mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 300mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Neurontin: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0071-0401 Neurontin 800 mg Oral Tablet by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-0513 Neurontin 600 mg Oral Tablet by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-0803 Neurontin 100 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-0805 Neurontin 300 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-0806 Neurontin 400 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-2012 Neurontin 250 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 16590-870 Neurontin 400 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 52125-077 Neurontin 300 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 55154-2415 Neurontin 300 mg Oral Capsule by Cardinal Health
  • 61919-563 Neurontin 600 mg Oral Tablet by Direct Rx

Other drugs which contain Gabapentin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)


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