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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 7 days ago in Gabapentin.
Tue, Apr 08 '14, 6:26 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 262761
What Happens If I Take 200 Mg Of Gabapentin
What Happens If I Take 200 Mg Of Gabapentin i need to know i already took it before i knew what milligrams it was i am worried what will happen what mental effects will it have on me???? ## Hi Alicia, Were you prescribed this medication or was it someone else's? I personally don't think you should have anything to worry about as far as side effects go if you only took this one dose. Gabapentin has a half life of 5 to 7 hours. So, for example, if you took 200 mg of gabapentin Monday at 4 PM, 100 mg would still be in your system at approx. 9 to 11 PM. Generally, it can take anywhere from 5-7 half-lifes before the drug is completely out of your system (but you should stop feeling its effects before then). Gabapentin was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and is cur... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Gabapentin.
Sat, Dec 22 '12, 12:51 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 224622
gabapentin Help
The doctor put me on Gabapentin 300MG Cap for numbness at the bottom of my feet and I'm having trouble with this as my body aches with dizziness, blurred vision and all the rest of them, I would like to know how long would it take for Gabapintin to be out of my system once I stop taking it.... Thanks for your time AJ ## Hello, Aj! How are you feeling? Have your symptoms improved, yet? These types of side effects can occur with Gabapentin, but they'll usually taper off in severity after about 4 weeks, or so, once your body gets used to the medication. Learn more Gabapentin details here. As to how long it will take to be out, that depends on how long you were taking it. ## Hi, It's been over 6 months that I have been on Gabapentin and I can't even walk without staggering, ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Gabapentin.
Mon, Feb 24 '14, 3:55 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 254098
Gabapentin 300mg
epilepsy ## Gabapentin was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and is currently widely used to relieve neuropathic pain. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any questions or concerns about this pill, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Just started this drug last week and it definitely seems to help with pain/numbness from nerve damage to forehead from auto/pedestrian accident a few years ago, but it's giving me pretty severe lightheadness and dizziness - well my system adjust to this drug? 300mg 3 times daily ## Hi Steve, Gabapentin's most common side effects in adult patients include dizziness, drowsiness, and peripheral edema (swelling of extremities); these mainly occur at higher doses in the el... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Gabapentin.
Fri, Jul 29 '11, 6:15 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 159325
Withdrawal 300mg gabapentin
as soon as I got off double doses of gabapentin(300x6), I got nausea every day for weeks. I have acis reflux, so we thought it was that; could this be a reaction to total withdrawal? ## Yes, if you did a sudden withdrawal, rather than tapering the dose, or even if you tapered, but stopped at a dose that was a bit too high for what your body could handle, it's possible that it could have caused it. Learn more Gabapentin details here. Have things improved yet? With the acid reflux, it's quite easy for your gastric system to be upset and set off balance, so it could even have been a combination of both factors. ...
Updated 10 months ago in Gabapentin.
Fri, May 17 '13, 5:45 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 246995
Should I Be Taking Tramadolhcl And Gabapentin Together
taking 900mg gabapentin, 100mg tramadol hcl, 1200 IBprofien for deg.disk, spinal stenosis arthritis, neuropathy. have hbp also is this bad ## Taking the Tramadol with the Gabapentin can cause an increase in depression of the central nervous system, so you should be careful to watch for any danger signs, such as shallow breathing, severe sedation and lowered heart rate. Learn more Tramadol details here. Learn more Gabapentin details here. How much of the Ibuprofen do you take? Since you have high blood pressure, you also may want to discuss your use of it with your doctor, because taking high doses over a long period of time may cause elevated blood pressure and fluid retention. Learn more Ibuprofen details here. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Gabapentin.
Mon, Sep 10 '12, 1:22 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 235356
TAKING Gabapentin 300mg
if you have had seizuries and taking dylatin can you take gabapentin for chronic pain ## Caution is advised regarding using the Gabapentin with the Phenytoin in Dilantin, because it can increase the level of central nervous system depression and psychomotor impairment that they both can cause. Has your doctor instructed you to use them both? If so, they should be monitoring you closely and they have to take the dosage of both under careful consideration. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Gabapentin.
Tue, Sep 13 '11, 10:41 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 222302
gabapentin 300mg for dog
My Australian Shepherd takes this for seizure disorder. He has been prescribed 1 capsule 3 times per day. Because of my work schedule, it's very difficult to dispense 3 times. I know that is optimal, but can I give him one in the morning and 2 at night? ## Unfortunately, no. That's not going to work the same way. The reason it's given spaced over the day is to try to keep a constant level of the medication in his system to prevent the seizures. Do you have a friend or neighbor that may be able to help? ...
Updated 1 month ago in Gabapentin.
Tue, Feb 25 '14, 3:12 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 260687
gabapentin dot physical
I am trying to find out if gabapentin is ok to be in the system (body) of a truck driver. Legal presciption from a doctor. ...
Updated 4 years ago in Gabapentin.
Fri, Oct 09 '09, 2:30 PM   0 
does gabapentin & hydrocoddon cause breathing problems
I have been taking these two drugs together for monts-now i feel my breathing is not right. ## What you might be having a problem with is the fact that both of these medications can cause Central Nervous System Depression and when used together, in some people, they can aggravate each other and make this side effect much more pronounced and breathing can be one of the things affected. It can also cause a lowered heart rate and lowered blood pressure. Have you spoken to your doctor about this, yet? In most instances where this occurs, the person needs a dosage adjustment or has to stop taking one of the medications. ## are there any foods that can help or hurt while detoxing from vicodine? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Gabapentin.
Sat, Dec 18 '10, 2:14 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 211864
Gabapentin drug interactions
My son is on Gabspentin, and also on Paxil, he is getting the blurry vision, do you know of drugs interactions that are negative? ## Both of these medications can cause dizziness as side effects, so that could account for it. Otherwise, I would ask how much Gabapentin he is taking? The blurred vision is usually only experienced by those who are taking to much. Has anyone spoken to his doctor about this? The only reported interaction between the two is that they both can cause depression of the central nervous system, so anyone using them together should be closely monitored by a doctor on a regular basis. Read more: ...
Updated 3 years ago in Gabapentin.
Mon, May 31 '10, 11:21 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 204881
Combining Lyraca And Gabapentin
I have been taking Neurontin and Lyraca together for six months, with no pain reduction. My Dr. recently suggested eliminating Neurontin and taking Lyraca only. I was told that Neurontin and Lyraca taken together "cancel each other out". Any help on this subject? ## Hi Gus, I actually came up on information stating that there are interactions found between Neurontin (gabapentin) and Lyrica (pregabalin). The interaction warning between these two medications states: "Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients." "During concomitant use of these drugs, patients should be monitored for potentially exces... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Gabapentin.
Tue, Dec 27 '11, 12:43 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 225890
No One Will Tell Me If The Doctor Has Ordered To Take Much Pain Meds 2 Tabs Morphine 15mg And 5 Hydrocodone 10 325mg Aday Gabapentin 800mg 3 Times Car
will someone anwer this question for me doctor will not lower meds and i am not awake enought to take them as ordered. doctor will drop me if is order our not followed ## If you are sleeping that much, then yes, there is a possibility that you are taking too many medications, but only you can really decide that. What type of doctor are you seeing? It really makes no sense for him to refuse to lower medications, if necessary. What is his reasoning for it? Most doctors are far too conservative the other way and are afraid of prescribing too much. ## For anyone else in this boat, the doctor is referring to the fact that when he gives you a u.a., you had better have the opiates he prescribed in your system or else he will think you are diverting your medications. Also this post sounded trol... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Morphine.
Sun, Feb 23 '14, 4:17 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 222603
300 mg of Gabepentin & citalopram of 40 mg
I went into La-La land when i took both of those together with my 2 10 mg hydrocodone today. Which one hsc to go and I think it is the citalogram--not the gabenten?! Gabapentin is acapsule with the mg and namr onit; citalopram hydrobromide 40 mg is white pill with slit in the middle with I on one side of the line and G on the other but the 10 mg yellow hydrocodone is an elongated yellow pill with a slit on one side with Watson 853 on the other side. ## Actually, from checking the interactions, each of these can cause central nervous system depression and they can all pretty much react with each other to make it must more pronounced. Thus, there really isn't any one of them to blame. Some people separate them, to avoid these synergistic effects by taking them an hour or more apart. O... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Citalopram.
Tue, Oct 26 '10, 1:22 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 210044
Is it the Wellbutrin?
I have been on Wellbutrin for a month and a half. My doctor started me with the regular release bupropion 75mg twice a day and then three weeks ago changed it to Wellbutrin XL (generic) and it has been great for those three weeks. Little anxiety and very productive and motivated again. However the past two days I have started to feel in a slump again. I find it hard to keep myself doing these things I've started doing while on my motivational spree. Is the wellbutrin calming down in my system or something and showing how it is actually going to be working from now on or could it be something else? I also take 150 to 300mg of gabapentin daily, depending on my anxiety level, if that info is something to take into consideration. Can anyone give me some insight on this? ## I forgot to m... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Wellbutrin.
Thu, Nov 28 '13, 12:14 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 256228
neurontin side effects
if i take 1 pill how long will it take to get out of my system if i have restless or mania effects ## Gabapentin's (Neurontin) elimination half-life is 5 to 7 hours. From what I've heard, most medical experts agree that it can take roughly 5 half lives for a drug to be completely out of your system. For Gabapentin, this can mean that it may remain in your system for up to or around 35 hours after your last dose, which is relatively short compared to many other drugs. Gabapentin's most common side effects in adult patients include dizziness, drowsiness,fatigue, weight gain, and peripheral edema (swelling of extremities); these mainly occur at higher doses, in the elderly. Other side effects such as insomnia, restlessness, agitation, anxiety, disorientation, confusion, light s... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Neurontin.
Tue, Jun 05 '12, 12:20 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 231486
Missed dose reaction
I take 600mg of gabapentin 3times daily for essential tremor. If I wait too long between doses I become confused dizzy and very tired. Also need to take upon rising in the AM. I Also have parkinsons but meds are not supposed to conflict.(azilect). Gabapentin works great for tremor but scary if I miss a dose. Any one else? ## How long have you been taking it? It's unusual to have a reaction that soon upon missing a dose. Learn more Gabapentin details here. However, since it is happening, what I'd suggest is your setting up some type of reminder system to avoid missing doses. I use an app on my iPhone that beeps whenever I need to take my next dose of medications, but even leaving yourself notes around the house could work. Have you tried any reminder methods? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Gabapentin.
Wed, Jan 09 '13, 11:56 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 240674
Can I Mix Clonidine Gabapintin
Have been using gabapintin 1200mg-2000mg aday for oxcycodone withdrawals its helping but im afraid of becoming addicted to it, want to start weaning off and try clonidine... On day 4 will this be dangerous ## To answer your first question, I did find that there are (moderately unsafe) interactions between Clonidine and Gabapentin (so it wouldn't be wise to take a full dose of each one together). Information that I've gathered on this states the following: "MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients. MANAGEMENT: During concomitant use of these drugs, patients should be monitored for potentially exc... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Clonidine.
Thu, Feb 28 '13, 12:32 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 226556
i need a non opium/meth based pain painkiller
My hhusband is getting a job as a truck driver and has been needing apainkiller for severe adhesions. He was taking Norco, but the business wants all opium based painkellers out of his systems before he can be hired. He is still cramping and now his legs hurt. The adhesions have been something from many surgeries and con not be corrected by surgery. Is there another painkiller available with out opium or meth in them for him to take to relieve his cramping from the adhesions? He weaned himself off a transdermal patch and oxycodone but was just taking the norco. ## Regarding your husband's chronic pain, I'm wondering if he's tried Neurontin (gabapentin) as an adjunct? And, he may have some over-arching rights, vis-a-vis, using narcotic analgesics while working. There might be... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Norco.
Wed, May 04 '11, 12:22 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 202912
Bowl problem and gas STINTCH
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 stinch. 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. ## mmmkay ## 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 de... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Neurontin.
Thu, Nov 18 '10, 10:34 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 203107

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