I have Trigeminal Neuralgia in the left side of my face. I started out taking 2 Gabapentin 300mg pills daily now up to 4 daily. It's been 6 days and still no relief. This is the most debilitating pain I have ever experienced. Feels like it's being electrocuted every few minutes. Goes across that side of my face and down my jaw bone. Any help would be great, thanks.
You probably should increase it. I take 600mg 3 times a day. The max dose is 3600mg a day so don't be afraid to increase.
Is it possible that you have TMJ? Go see your dentist and let him have a look at your
mouth, jaw, the way your teeth are meeting when you chew.
Good luck and God bless you.
You don't say if you are taking Tegetrol hubby was taking gabapentin but he is now off that and on Tegetrol only. So if you aren't on a anti convulsants yet then probably need to be. Takes about a week to get in your system
Just getting on this site... Idk if you have an answer to this, but it takes a few months at least it did for me. However, it didn't work for me I ended up having very bad side effects from it
- Gabapentin Information for Consumers
- Gabapentin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Gabapentin (detailed)
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