My phsychiatrist put me on gabapentin to help my anxiety and insomnia. I have only taken 100mg. 3 times a day. so far I have experienced side effects of dizziness, nausia, and feeling drunk or high. I also feel like I have blurred vision and just an overall weird feeling in my body. Just wondering if this goes away, and if so how long to I have to take it before the side effects go away. Right now it is making me miserable.
Gabapentin - dizziness, nausea, blurred vision & feel weird, how long till these effects go away?
- 5 May 2013 by Lee
- anxiety, insomnia, generalized anxiety disorder, gabapentin, side effect
Added 5 May 2013:
I have been taking it for one week .
Added 5 May 2013:
I have been on it for one week.
5 May 2013
The side effects you mention are common with gabapentin. If they do not go away after a couple of days call your doctor. You may need to take a smaller dose or reduce the number of doses you take a day. Most side effects usually fade after a short period of time. All the best.
- Gabapentin Information for Consumers
- Gabapentin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Gabapentin (detailed)
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