Gabapentin 600 Mg Tablet Side Effects

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norman Says:


my father came from work. sweating bad. and feeling bad from the medicine. 72yr male, with weakness in his legs and knee legs go out. and his in bad health. giving by the va hospital. help please. mary



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Verwon Says:

Norman, has he contacted the VA hospital and prescribing doctor about the problem, yet?

Gabapentin can cause these types of side effects in anywhere between 1 to 7% of the people that use it.

Since it sounds like they were pretty severe and caused him problems walking, its probably not the right medication for him, or it may be too high of a dosage.

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Gabapentin/­


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P Mutukumarana Says:

I am a diabetic patient. I complained of pain in the body and hardened hand movements. Doctor prescribed Gabapentin USP 300 mg Capsules for night and 100mg capsules for the morning. I do not know for what reason did he prescribe this. Is it to reduce the sugar or as a pain killer?

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Verwon Says:

P Mutukumarana, Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain. So, it is to treat the pain, not your Diabetes, though it can take several weeks to have its full effect in the body, to see if it will help you.

It may cause some side effects, such as: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and weight changes.

Learn more:

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Gabapentin/­

Are there any other questions?


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ROSE Says:

my father also took gabapentin 600mg tab. it was also given to him by the VA. thought he was going to die he is 77 and that was just taking half of this pill

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Margaret Davis Says:

Can you lost your hair

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Joe b Says:
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my doc prescribed ga apentin 300 mg and wants me to take it 1 at bed time for 5 days then two for five days and then 1 3 times daily. At first I had a panic attack then I've been feeling ok but I'm scared it will trigger another attack. So far I've had two since I started should I take as prescribed and up to 2 300mg tonight?

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kris koenig Says:
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your dad should have never been put on that medication at his age.please dont let him just stop taking it he could go into convulsions.He needs a dr to slowly ween him off it.he may experience crying and some scary behavior but its what.happens .please watch him carefully im 50 and in good health and had a horrible time getting off it.

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