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Why am I taking gabapention for depression/ bipolar when side effects are just as bad?

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Anonymous 8 Jan 2013

Hello outsider34. You might ask your doctor to make an adjustment to your dose. That often does help in regards to Gabapentin. Regards pledge

Jstarrlynn 8 Jan 2013

Sorry to hear you're not having luck w/ gaba. I take it specificly for fibro but feel like it helps w/ my depression & energy level ... I take 2400mg a day my rheumatologist just upped my dose so as suggested above talk to your prescribing doc & see if they think you need an increase
Good luck~~

smileyhappy 9 Jan 2013

Hi outsider,

Sometimes the side effects go away after a few weeks. Try for awhile but if your bothered by it you might need to ask for something else..

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