Gabapentin 600 Mg Side Effects

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rowan Says:

have been out of my head sometimes with this gabapentin medication is this normal

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David Says:

I'm not quite sure what side effect you might be experiencing, but I went ahead and posted Gabapentin's side effect list below for your own reference:

tiredness or weakness
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
double or blurred vision
memory problems
strange or unusual thoughts
unwanted eye movements
dry mouth
increased appetite
weight gain
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
back or joint pain
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
ear pain
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, or eyes
difficulty swallowing or breathing


I can only speculate that one of more of these side effects are what's causing the strange symptoms you're describing (in which case it would be normal). However, if it becomes too bothersome or severe I would suggest contacting your doctor about other alternative medications.

Hope this helps!

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Loretta Says:
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I too experienced double vision, sweating, loopy bursts of energy, swollen face and neck, increased apetite, acne on my face, swollen hand. I saw my dermatologist yesterday as he prescribed this med for pain and itching. He said he does not know if the side effects will go away and upped my med from 900mg to 1200mg as I was still having itching. I am so scared my face and neck won't go down. I can't even look at myself. I am so swollen and this morning woke up with canker sores in my mouth. Please know that you are not alone and I am here to talk if anyone needs to. Good luck.

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bjsangel Says:
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Loretta I'm exsperiecing a lot of head..hand..feet itching..driving me nuts but so far only meds help good w nueropthy...but having a lot of bladder n bowel probs...prayers

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Annie2015 Says:
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Can someone please let me know if they got itchy skin, chills, hot flashes, thigh muscle weakness, blurry vision, pins and needles, I call it talking stupid! Pronounce my words wrong, cry a lot! I have been taking 1200mg gabapentin for 2 months!! I am going out of my mind!! Thanks in advance!!!

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