Is it dangerous to drink alchohol while taking this medication?
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with gabapentin:
gabapentin ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of gabapentin such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with gabapentin. Do not use more than the recommended dose of gabapentin, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
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Updated 26 Jul 2010 • 3 answers