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If anyone else is taking neurontin for nerve pain, can you tell me what your experience has been?

... like? Beside the effects on your nerves, what are the effects on your body and mind? My physician prescribed it to me yesterday for nerve pain from an injury. I took it last night and I was high as a kite. I had a hard time with my balance and vision. This morning I almost felt as though I... read more

Does generic clonazepam (Teva) work as well as brand Klonopin?

I occasionally take .5mg of Teva clonazepam for nerve pain. I find there is quite a lot of variation in the effectiveness of the tablets -- some work 100% well and some only 50-70%. I was wondering if this is due to it being a generic. Any thoughts?

Depression; If you never leave the house, do you find it hard to wash your hair and shower often?

I've waited a month to get the nerve up to ask others this question; Something I'm ashamed of and maybe others are too. The only time I shower is if I have to go to the Doctor. Before I was put on these medications (they're listed on profile) I would take 2 showers a day! and wear... read more

Postherpetic Neuralgia - New Gallixa cream… useful for PHN?

Dear all My mother is a 77 years old sufferer of PHN who has been trying obediently all the range of drugs (Gabapentin-Neurontin... nerve blocking injections, antidepressant, morphine…) that the doctors prescribed to her for more than 7 years now. The pain has been reduced only slightly and... read more

Is Aleve and Tylenol safe to take together ? I found relief with this combo?

I have post herpetic nerve pain and am also on warfarin for atrial fib. I am not sure about the effects this will have on my INR either but it is the only affordable answer to the pain that I have found.

Hi, can anyone relate to this please? I have been taking Gabapentin for 6 weeks now for nerve pain,?

... the great thing is it has reduced the pain greatly and I felt great but for the last few weeks I have been light headed and very depressed, crying like a baby, also extremely sleepy, today I had my monthly Simponi injection (second one) and after a couple of hours got extremely light headed,... read more

Looking for an alternative to Lyrica for neuropathic pain control. Too expensive in Canada. Ideas?

Nerve damage, extensive, due to Muscular Dystrophy, causes extreme pain in lower legs and hands. Gabapenten caused seizures and I now take oxazepam. By itself, not enough, Dr suggested lyrica.

Why isn't my pain medication working as well anymore?

I have been taking Percocet 10/325 for a little over 7yrs due to a back injury. I have had previous surgeries on my back. I have nerve damage in both legs and extreme pain in my back, which limits my mobility. My doctor has prescribed 6 pills a day, to control the pain. I am also on Neurotin 800mg... read more

Toradol shot for siatic nerve pain??

I've been having frequent siatic nerve pain in my lower back, which sends aching pains down my hips, thru the back of my legs, furthermore, leading to my feet and having a tingling sensation. I have read several different reviews about this shot and am scared of getting it, but am in dire need... read more

Any help for memory loss due to Gabapentin?

I have been taking Gabapentin for 2 years now due to nerve damage suffered before and during my backsurgery. I had to basically learn to walk all over again so lack of balance and clumsiness were issues from the start. I still have slight problems with balance. BUT I have noticed increasing... read more

300mg Gabapentin Not Working?

It will be a month on January 4th since I've had surgery on four tendons in my right wrist as well as my medial nerve. Since then I have been a perscribed 300 milligrams motrin as well as percocet 5. I finished those, they really helped a lot. I recently started hand therapy about a week and... read more

Am looking for an alternative for Pregabalin 225mg twice a day???

Hi friends, I have been battling fibromyalgia (FmS) & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS/ME for a number years now and feel i need some alternative for the Pregabalin I am on for nerve pains & aches along with other meds such as BuTrans pain patch & Celecoxib! Thanks for any info... God... read more

Drinking heavy one night on Cymbalta?

I recently started on 20mg of Cymbalta for nerve pain and anxiety. I've had tickets to an exclusive whiskey tasting party since before I started taking Cymbalta. Will it be okay to drink rather heavy just ONCE at this event in a few weeks? What extra precautions should I take, what else should... read more

Back Pain - I have sciatic nerve pain in buttocks . doctor prescribed meloxicam gabapentin it has?

... been 3 weeks and im still in pain.I have appt for x ray .what can i ask for to relieve this pain . IT is making me miss work .I am a carpenter

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