Yes, there can be. It is best to taper off the Neurontin over a couple weeks time so to avoid any adverse symptoms of stopping the medication.
The prescribing literature points out the following:
If Neurontin dose is reduced, discontinued or substituted with an alternative medication, this should be done gradually over a minimum of 1 week (a longer period may be needed at the discretion of the prescriber).
Best to discuss with the doctor the avenue to take,
- Neurontin Information for Consumers
- Neurontin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Neurontin (detailed)
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