Gabapentin Side Effects

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  1. link Bkm1969
    Gabapentin weird dreams, neuropathy, medicine, body move, gabapentin
    I have been taking gabapentin for a couple of years now for neuropathy and I have the most stupid dreams that just don't make sense, and some feel like it really happened. Does anybody else have weird dreams while on this medicine? I feel like I'm th - 5% more...
    Bkm1969- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Gabapentin
  2. link Nnzunclj
    I have been on Gabapentin for two and a half months. Now I am experiencing terrible vivid dreams and loss of short term memory. Every dream is a nightmare and seems real. I can't think clearly either. In the day I feel like I have the flu. I am going - 59% more...
    Nnzunclj- over a year ago
  3. link Ukravit
    I took Gabapentin for a few months. every dream was a nightmare. and I stayed in a dream like state when awake. severe loss of short term memory and could seldom think clearly.
    Ukravit- over a year ago
  4. link Brokeback2
    Gabapentin bladder problems, leg pain, lower backache, kidney infections, urinating
    Seems like my leg pain get's worse taking Gabapentin, and I have bladder problems, burning when I urinate and sometimes feels like my bladder is going to fall out.
    Brokeback2- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Gabapentin
  5. link Jc1979
    I think a class action needs to go into play. As well as myself I started taking small doses and gradually going up to 1200mg a day and for about 3 months my bladder is very weak and I can barely make it to the bathroom. I see nothing in side effects - 9% more...
    Jc1979- over a year ago
  6. link Mizzrinababii
    I have been on 1200 a day for two months im in the er now and I am so scared I feel like my bladder is falling out too
    Mizzrinababii- over a year ago
  7. link Dinkyjohnson
    I've been taking a low dose for about a week and I had a burning sensation while urinating and have the feeling of being unable to completely empty my bladder. i thought that it was a concurrent UTI, but the symptoms diminished to almost nothing the - 11% more...
    Dinkyjohnson- over a year ago
  8. link Schmiliz
    I've had the same problem with urinating. I have had thre kidney infections since taking 3600 mgs a day.I've been taking them for over a year.I ended up in hospital with Septecimia(wrong sp?)Does anyone have UTI's? ALso, I constantly have a lower bac - 18% more...
    Schmiliz- over a year ago
  9. link Melanie4414
    Taking Gabapentin for nerve pain
    I have been taking Gabapentin for about a week and a half. I have the usual side effects that the doctor said I would have like drowsiness but my hair has gotten so oily. Its so bad the I can wash my hair and when I get out of the shower and touch my - 25% more...
    Melanie4414- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Gabapentin
  10. link Vickig779
    I took Gabapentin for a couple of years for back pain until i got ammune to it the only side effect i had was i put on 4 stone which now luckly i am starting to loose
    Vickig779- over a year ago
  11. link Adoyle59
    Gabapentin
    Is this generic for Lamictal ?
    Adoyle59- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Gabapentin
  12. link Butchie77154
    If you look up lexapro, they hav the med ("Seroquel") which i am taken now, so what is going on is that i am double dosing that stuff. Now wat do i do?????
    Butchie77154- over a year ago
  13. link Butchie77154
    absolutely,,, i just looked it up, and they are the same med..... different pharmacutical co.!!
    Butchie77154- over a year ago
  14. link Reececat
    Gapapentin bladder problems
    I have had IC since 1996. I have been problem free foe about 6 years. My doctor started me on 300mg 3 times a day for nerve pain in my lower back. After about a week i started getting horrible bladder pain and urinating a lot. I have been freaking ou - 40% more...
    Reececat- over a year ago - in Gabapentin
  15. link Schmiliz
    Bladder Infections from gabapentin?
    Has anyone had more than usual bladder infections since taking Gabapentin? I take 3600 mgs a day(for PHN in my mouth) and have had 3 bladder infections in the las year.I NEVER had them before taking Gabapentin. I read on the medicine label attached t - 46% more...
    Schmiliz- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Gabapentin
  16. link Angela117
    Hi, I took Gabapentin for about 4 months for sciatica and have developed a UTi which I cannot get rid of. I am on my 4th lot of antibiotics, also I have been drinking lots of cranberry juice and lemon juice to see if that will help. Driving me nuts! - 3% more...
    Angela117- over a year ago
  17. link Dwhite33
    helps somewhat 1200 mg a day
    Dwhite33- over a year ago - in Gabapentin
  18. link Jbl
    Side effect
    Does Gabapentin cause bad breath?
    Jbl- over a year ago - in Gabapentin
  19. link Blossom44us
    What is in it?
    I have been bruising a lot.....I am aspirin sensitive...should I discontinue this medication?
    Blossom44us- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Gabapentin
  20. link Blossom44us
    can i purchase capsaicin without a prescription?
    Blossom44us- over a year ago
  21. link Schmiliz
    Gabapentin and bladder infections?
    I take 3600 mgs. of Gabapentin a day for nerve damage from Shingles(in my mouth)I keep having bladder infections(Uti's) an Gabapentin cause the infections? I have a feeling of constantly having a full bladder and Cipro isn't working. Please help!
    Schmiliz- over a year ago - in Gabapentin
  22. link Brokeback2
    Gabapentin spinal stenosis, leg pain, bedtime, bladder, l2
    I have been on Gabapentin 200Mg at bedtime. I was diagnosed with DDD and spinal stenosis at L2 I have horrific leg pain and sometimes back pain. It hurts when I urinate, and sometimes I feel like my bladder is going to fall out. Seems like my leg pai - 17% more...
    Brokeback2- over a year ago - in Gabapentin
  23. link Sedawgal
    gabapentin a lifesaver or nightmare?
    My doc just prescribed me Gabapentin 100 mg. use for nerve pain. I have 5 bulging disks. I am on no pain meds at all not even otc. The only med I take is Lorazepam 1mg. 1/2 tablet a day or a whole when I need it. I am very leary of taking this since - 62% more...
    Sedawgal- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Gabapentin
  24. link Jalena
    Hi I have taken Gabapentin for Spinal Stenosis for 5 years( 2700 mg a day) I have no pain, but am only able to walk 2 blocks before I have to bend over for 1 minute to restore nerve and blood flow to legs. Otherwise I have no side affects
    Jalena- over a year ago
  25. link David2010
    Gabapentin liver function, electric shock, alcoholic beverages, multiple health, recommended dose
    dizziness, vertigo, "seasickness" I have been taking gabapentin for neuropathy from GBS for 9 months. It gives me relief from the "electric shock" sensations and pain from the neuropathy. It is not for normal pain and should only - 89% more...
    David2010- over a year ago - in Gabapentin
  26. link Mikei
    Gabapentin unfortunate circumstance, declarative memory, conjuntion, lamotrigine, lamectil
    I originally posted this under lamictal/ lamotrigine. But since I take that drug in conjunction with Gabapentin, I wanted to see if anyone was in the same boat. I have had multiple side effects. They are mostly related to memory--declarative memory s - 72% more...
    Mikei- over a year ago - in Gabapentin
  27. link Starsong
    different forms work differently
    I've been on gabapentin off and on for a while. The 300mg pills worked fine. The 600mg "chalky" pills don't work at all. They did for a while but now they've stopped. The smooth ones with the sharp score mark in them work fine. What's wrong with me?
    Starsong- over a year ago - in Gabapentin