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difference between gabapentin ACT & gabapentin GLE, both 600mg TAB

What is the difference between gabapentin 600mg TAB ACT and gabapentin 600mg TAB GLE? ## Hello, Curious! How are you? They are the same, the only difference is that they've been manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies, since this is a generic medication. For instance, the GLE stands for Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. The FDA classifies this medication as being an anticonvulsant that is also approved to treat certain types of nerve pain and some mood disorders. It typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, good signs and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## They have different colors one is white one is green does this make a difference ## Difference taking 2 400 gabapentin up vs 1 800 gabapentin ## Very helpful thank you,had a goo...

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Gabapentin / Withdrawal

I have taken Gabapentin for over seven years for pain. I have Rhuematoid Arthritis. I recently read how Gabapentin can cause brain lapses and cause Alzheimer's symptoms. I have been experiencing forgetfulness. I want to be off of this drug and decided to quit. I was taking 1800 mgs daily and am down to taking 300 mgs daily. My withdrawal symptoms have been feeling like I am dying, terrible sweating, intense itching, nausea, stomach pain/diahrea, can't sleep, nightmares, headache. I am not giving in.... I want off of this. When these symptoms ease up (I pray they do) I will cut my pills in half and take only 150 mgs daily.... until gradually I have stopped. My Dr also over seven years ago put me on Cymbalta for pain.... I gradually stopped taking it a year ago.... I thought that ...

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Myprocam 15mg drug information

What schedule is myprocam 15 mg? ## Can I take 25mg topamax with 15mg myprocam at night? ## I have been on Myprocam (15mg), but recently had an arrhythmia attack (my heart went out of rhythm). My dr has now put me on Crestor and Cardicor. Could the Myprcam have caused that? ## Hi i'm Tess 40 who wake up and have difficulty to walk and bend due to hectic pain in left leg in the groin area this morning i took a Myprocam 15mg with 2Panado this morning at 9h00 and was only feeling the relieve of the pain at 16h00,I took another Myprocam now wiil it be ok? ## Hello Alida, Myprocam 15mg contains the active ingredient Cyclobenzaprien Hydrochloride which is currently not on the controlled substance list in the United States. This medication is reportedly used to treat Muscle spasm related w...

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What Is The Best Generic Of Lamictal

I've been taking the generic for Lamictal for about five years. Recently I've been feeling different at about the beginning of the year. I use to take the white ones but now I am taking a generic by Taro. What is the best generic for this drug? I never really payed any attention until I started getting this crazy migraines. If anyone has any insights it would be much appreciated. ## There's really no way to say which is the best, since different people can react differently, so it depends on what works for you. The best idea I can give you is to check with your pharmacy and see who manufactured the ones that you used to take and ask if they can order them back in for you. They usually can and will sometimes do so for their regular customers. Does anyone else have any advice ...

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gabapentin side effects rapid pulse

gabapentin side effects rapid pulse from 85 to 105 at rest. Usually 60-70 at rest. ## And how are you feeling right now ? Did you notice these effects every time you took the Gabapentin ? Rapid heart beat is not specifically listed as a side effect of this medication, however there are other side effects which may be related ... such as dizziness, tremor, nausea, blurred vision. Have you had any of these? Medications which have a neurological effect on the body can certainly come with their own complications. Can you talk about any other details of your experience with this? ## The heart rate remains the same, but I feel better anxiety-wise, which is why I was prescribed it. Steill, I', concerned about the increased heart rate. The doctors say wait and see. Thanks ## Yes, I am exper...

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how long does neurontin work in your body before being excreted

I was recently started on neurontin and even before discharge I advised the psychiatrist that I was having reactions. He felt they were occurring from starting Geodon and stopped that one. I was having discharge on Friday April 27th. Symptoms worsen and I read more on neurontin and really am concerned. I called the BSU as I wanted guidance and was told to discontinue it. I am unable to remember the start date but thinking it was possibly the Tues or Wed of last week. I REALLY am very concerned about permanent damage... It is a low dose 100 mg TID. I see my primary tomorrow for hospital follow up. HOWEVER, I could use reassurance as I am clearly very anxious and VERY fearful, especially about my memory... Could I have some more guidance and perhaps reassurance?? I am very very concerned ...

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White pill s g 1 77 gabapentin

These pills work great for sciatica pain. I am sitting here now with a swollen right foot. I fell the day after easter on pavement -fell hard "splat" (I'm 52) btw. I had back surgery L4-5. 3 yrs ago due to bad sciatica. First foot was completely numb for two weeks. NO feeling. MRI showed nothing. Doctor said I bruised it. Now I had an inj. and am peeing my pants and defecating myself at night. L4 nerve is at bladder and colon. But pills work for pain. ## SciGen Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as containing 600mgs of Gabapentin, NDC code: 50228-0177 It is an anticonvulsant that is also used to treat some mood disorders, and certain types of nerve pain. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, weight changes, and mood changes. What type...

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Gabapentin toothache

Will gabapentin work for a severe toothache? I have gabapentin and it says it's for nerve pain but it doesn't list tooth pain. I know I have an exposed nerve. The pain is excruciating. Please help. ## Take Ibuprofen 800 mg every 4 hours non stop for 24 hours.. it will eventually stop the pain from being as bad also gel caps are better ## I have been taking Gabapentin 300mg for a while and decided to stop because of the side effects. I was having difficulties with breathing and sleeping. My blood pressure has also been higher than normal. I guess that everyone is different and it affects everyone differently. My wife also takes 300mg, two tablets 3x daily and she's been having great results. Like I said, everything affects everyone differently and as long as you pay attention...

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Gabapentin Dependency

Hi, I've been on Gabapentin about two years, but recently the Dr. increased the dose to 300 mg three times a day...for anxiety. I have been only trying to take it every other day instead. On the off days, I feel crummy. But if i took it daily, then the eventual withdrawal would be horrendous from what I've read. Besides that, I'd build up a tolerance to it pretty quickly and wouldn't be as effective in a short amount of time. Does anyone else take it every other day instead of daily? ## Gabapentin has a short half life of 5 to 7 hours; that’s why it’s typically prescribed 3 times a day and sometimes 4 times a day. Skipping dosages and taking it every other day can cause interdosage withdrawals when you're late on your dosage or skip a day. Gabapentin is a...

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Alcohol and Gabapentin

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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Taking Gabapentin with Zubsolv

Can you take Gabapentin with Zubsolv safely? I have been on Gabapentin for a while now but just started taking Zubsolv for opiate addiction and don't know if it's safe to take together. ## Yes, you can take Neurotin with the Zubsolve. I take both daily.

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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...

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Lamictal withdrawal symptoms

Hi, I am taking Lamictal, 150 mg, for years and years, along with an antidepressant - at the moment Lexapro - and for anxiety I take 1.5 mg of Klonopin. My diagnosis is dysthymia - constant low level depression - and I am struggling with it for years and it doesn't go away. I was my happiest on antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds only. That's why I'm planning on asking my shrink to stop the Lamictal. Have any of you experienced withdrawal symptoms and how do they manifest? Thank you! ## You will most likely have to taper off it, due to the fact that while it does help some people with mental health problems, it is actually an anticonvulsant, so stopping it abruptly could put you at risk of experiencing seizures, according to FDA warnings. Other withdrawals effects may incl...

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Round Pill With 10 On One Side And 278 The Other

Need to know what this pill is. It is small, white and round ## Is the marking possibly IG 278? If so, then this tablet contains 25mgs of Topiramate, which is an anticonvulsant that is also sometimes used to treat migraines. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, weight changes and memory problems. Learn more: ## I took this pill for many years. One side does not say 10. It says IG. The other side says 278. It’s Topamax. I’ve also taken them in yellow tablet form. Medications can be same name but have generic/different distribution. Changing the the shape, name, & color. They tried high doses on me & extremely low doses. I AM A FAN of medicine that helps people get better. This medicine ^ made me a terrible, dramatic, mean lady. Began in my mid 20’s. Stop...

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gabapentin dry reaction

There is a long story and before I forget it all I want to share what is happening at this time. I took Gab. For 5 months and weened myself off over a 30 day period. What I was left with was 7-1/2 months of the worse hell on earth you can imagine, I was compelled to kill myself. I should never have survived to get to the other side of death, but I did and now the medical professional look at me as though I am crazy, Im not! Also, It has made me allergic to everything. I can't take any meds for the pain. I have even resorted to medical Marijo But am allergic to that also. I go through terrible mood swings mostly sadness, despair, lack of motivation, no libido, no plans for the future....as I might kill myself tomorrow so why Bother. People say you need to see a phy. Dr. ...to what av...

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gabapentin withdrawals

I'm being taken off of neurontin/gabapentin after seven years. I'm now crying, anxious, and itching all over! I have tried antihistamines and cortisone 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 itchi...

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White oval pill ZE 72

I'm trying to identify a large white football shaped pill with "ZE" then scored with "72" on one side. Can't really be sure what it is on what I've found out by looking it up. A picture would be very helpful! ## Hi Lucy, A large white football shaped pill with ZE | 72 on one side and blank on the back is reportedly identified as Gabapentin 600mgs. This medication is an anticonvulsant marketed for use in treating epilepsy, neuropathic pain, hot flashes, and restless legs syndrome Manufacturer: Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) NDC: 68382-0204 Inactive Ingredients: -Copovidone -Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Low Substituted -Magnesium Stearate -Mannitol -Poloxamer 407 -Povidone -Talc I hope this helps!

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How long until the side effects of Topamax will wear off?

I am 18 years old, I have been getting daily headaches for about two years. I went to my Neurologist about three months ago and he prescribed me Topamax. I have been taking it for these three months (approximately), starting out at 25mg a day, and now I am up to 100mg a day. Well, this past week has been really hectic for me. I have been watching five kids and a few family issues have come up, so in short; on Tuesday night I forgot to take my night time dosage (75mg) of my meds. Wednesday morning I was feeling weird. At first I didn't understand why I felt so weird, but I felt awful. Midway through the day my boyfriend had asked me if I took my meds, so in a panic I remembered that I hadn't taken not only the night before but that mornings either. Knowing that it pretty much wor...

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Topamax should be taken off the market

If you're thinking about taking Topamax or you're taking Topamax, please do your research and consider other alternative medications. Topamax is such a horrible drug! My neurologist put me on it for migraines. I was taking 150mg daily. It actually caused me to have Aura migraines, which I had never had before. I had almost every single side effect from it, tingling in my hands and feet, Brain fog, memory loss, cognitive impairment, slurred speech, problems spelling, anxiety, visual disturbances. My hair was falling out in clumps! It causes irreversible alopecia. I did some research on it and found out what a horrible drug it is and how people were having withdrawals after trying to stop and ended up back on the medication because of the withdrawals. I decided right then and ther...

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Valparin Side Effects on children

My son who is 3 and a half yrs old now, is on valparin 200 since he was 6months old, due to seizures which started occuring when he was 6 months.Topamax 25mg was added to valparin200 bcos seizures continued to occur inspite of the valparin200 therapy. Now the condition is that he is showing great signs of recovery and understands almost everything. But the problem is that he is unable to speak properly, also he doesn't have a proper bowel control. He also has the problem of non coordination of his body parts and is unable to run. There is also a problem of excessive saliva, constipation and frequent viral infections with him. Now provided the situation that he has't had a seizure for almost 1 year or so, i want to know what are the chances of him getting absolutely normal in beh...

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