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Hi, anyone taking Neurontin/Gabapentin have a difficult time urinating?

I'm embarassed to ask this, but I really want to know if this is being caused by the Neurontin. I must sit and wait for the urine stream to start and it's becoming a real pain. In restaurant bathrooms or bars I just sit there and wait, while other girls go in and urinate, wash hands then... read more

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

Neurontin - does neurontion really work for back pain, spinal pain, nerves, and neck pain?

i was in a car accident 2 weeks ago and my doc put me on this and im seeing a chriopracter 3 times a week for the next 6-8weeks and im scared to try this medicine because no pain med has ever helped me before and plus she said it was also used for bipolar and depression and i have all that and i... read more

Does Neurontin cause weight gain?

Neuralgia - Can anticonvulsants cause neuralgic pain worse?

I read on another forum that anticonvulsants, such as Neurontin or Lyrica, can actually make neuralgic pain worse in some cases. I'm wondering if anyone on here has expericenced worsening of their symptoms when taking these drugs? Thank you for your replies.

Neurontin, gabapentin, fibro... anyone have an odd reaction, I am trying it again, and I'm?

HYPER!! Neurontin helps with the pain, but Jeez! I am running around like a nutball, OK nuttier than usual. Just feel hyper on it, not unpleasantly so, and not anxious, just full of energy. Anyone else? Perhaps I've been fatigued so long, that having energy feels odd? Anyone? Thanks in... read more

Has anyone experienced feet and leg swelling after using Neurontin? How long does it last?

My doctor started me on Neurontin for pain that I've had in my back. I was very happy with the outcome. It took the pain away and it is not a narcotic! The downside began after a week or so, I noticed that my feet and legs were very swollen. I read on the package that this is a rare side... read more

Should I be taking Lyrica and Neurontin together?

My doctor has me on 600mg of Neurontin 3x a day AND 100mg of Lyrica 3x a day for fibromyalgia. I'm curious about the side effects. I have serious dizzy spells, blurred(double) vision, trouble with balance, major memory loss issues and I feel exhausted all day. Plus, I don't really have... read more

How well does seroquel work for anxiety and panic attacks, is it a tranquilizer?

I have problems with major depression as well as anxiety and panic disorder. I take Effexor for the depression, and Neurontin and Klonopin for the anxiety. This worked well for a while but lately my panic attacks occassionally break through even this. My doctor suggested a small dose of Seroquel.... read more

Why does Lyrica cause anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts?

Why does Lyrica cause anxiety, depression and even suicidal thoughts in some people? I was first put on Neurontin, which sent me into this black hole of depression, then they put me on Lyrica and I still was severely depressed. Now I'm taking antidepressants together with the Lyrica and it... read more

Fibromyalgia, anyone taking Gabapentin (neurontin) have stomach pain?

My doc upped my dose and ever since then I've had stomach pain. YET, I took an Ibuprofen Tuesday night, and that stuff tears up my tummy! Just wonder if anyone else has this, or am I an odd duck (don't answer THAT part, guys! lol) Or could it be from Zanaflex? I am playing musical muscle... read more

Neurontin, Gabapentin - anyone have a severe dry mouth on this?

I awaken in the middle of the night with my tongue glued to the roof of my mouth. I know how incredibly disgusting that sounds, but it feels as if I've eaten school glue! (My breath must be really sweet and probably smells of roses) This is not a huge problem, just annoying, and the benefits... read more

Gabapentin/Neurontin - Are any of you, taking Gab, experiencing little or lNO pain control?

I'm currently on a relatively high dose (perhaps one of our nurses could let me know if my dose is actually high?) of Gabapentin, 600mgs 4 x's a day and I am having very little relief, my pain has been very high since the beginning of January. (also, anyone craving sugar like mad on this... read more

Gabapentin -have had dose reduced & having problems with withdrawal symptoms, any help appreciated?

I just went from taking 300mg of Neurontin 2x a day to 300mg 1x a day. It will be day 6 today. I am having a very difficult time with the withdrawl symptoms. When will it get better. I seem to have all the side effects listed from being on Neurontin for about 5 weeks. I also take Klonopin 1 mg 3 x... read more

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