I found online somewhere that Gabapentin can inflame the liver, yet, also read that it is not metabolized in the liver at all. I read that incidents of liver problems are less than one percent as stated by Pfizer.
My Nerologist told me it was safe but I'm not to sure after reading some responses. I have Stage 4 NASH Cirrhosis with a few other complications. I sure don't need a drug to interfere with it. I'm kind of worried now. I've been on the Gabapentin for a little over a month with no relief yet. I take 300mgs a day
Drug companies that do studies on their own products are bias and should not be trusted reporting statistics. It's a billion dollar business and they will sell the product regardless of the consequences just like any other major cut-throat company. The Doctors are not the best source of current information on the hundreds of medications they are prescribing either, they simply do not have the time. Research independent studies & clinical trials for all drugs prescribed. Unfortunately we are all on our own when it comes to taking medications. Appears we are all becoming over medicated if we can afford to be. Look for facts and be aware that individuals are all different from each other when side effects are involved. A little bit of reading can be a life saver!
- Gabapentin Information for Consumers
- Gabapentin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Gabapentin (detailed)
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