Neurontin Side Effects

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  1. link Garcia
    Neurontin rapid heart beat, severe headaches, sleep problems, gabapentin, sleep
    I have been on gabapentin for almost two weeks now. It seems to have helped with my sleep problems and also has helped minimally with my pain. Unfortunately, I have also experienced severe headaches, rapid heart beat and the inability to climax, alon - 42% more...
    Garcia- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  2. link Varilynm
    I have been on 100mg for 1 week,& have encreased to 200mg for hot flashes & insomnia. The last few days have had body aches. Im having a groggy feeling. Insomnia or hot flashes have not changed at all. My Dr. wants me to go to 300mg. but Im a - 26% more...
    Varilynm- over a year ago
  3. link Stockbroker1976
    Neurontin inner thigh pain, noticable improvement, neurostimulator, pain medication, doctor didn
    I was a 160 pound 32 year old male suffering severe groin, lower back, and inner thigh pain. I was taking 1200mg of Neurontin daily in addition to other neuropathic and pain medication. The medication has a noticeable improvement on the pain. However - 81% more...
    Stockbroker1976- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  4. link Scruffdog
    Neurontin energy drinks, chronic fatigue, lyrica, cymbalta, gabapentin
    I too have been on 2400 mg of Neurontin for the past 10 years. This year has been the worst year for me. I am experiencing severe anxiety and nervousness throughout my whole body. I feel like little people are walking through my body. It is like rest - 80% more...
    Scruffdog- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Neurontin
  5. link Gymcoch
    Scruff- that is so weird! I have just started feeling the exact same way in the last few days and I described it exactly the same way as you: it's like restless leg sydrome all over my body! cant sit still and feel like Im going crazy! It first start - 78% more...
    Gymcoch- over a year ago
  6. link Dtour620
    Neurontin girlscout cookies, tooth pain, lyrica, calling my name, fibro
    My experiences with Neurontin were similar to others here. I was on 600mg a day for couple years and it really did help with fibromyalgia pain! The bad thing is I gained 25 pounds and could not get it off! Then I went down to 200mg and lost 12 pounds - 71% more...
    Dtour620- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Neurontin
  7. link Kr8de more thing....If I don't take Neurontin, my pain returns, my hands tingle, migraines return, and I feel 70 years old! My kids know when I have missed it because I move slower, ache (arthritis type aches) and they remind me to take it. I gain - 29% more...
    Kr8de- over a year ago
  8. link Kr8de
    Lyrica is chemically almost identical to gabapentin (neurontin). Lyrica came out because neurontin was being used for Fibromyalgia off label and since Rheumatologists had such success using it as a Fibro treatment, it had to be put "on label.&qu - 68% more...
    Kr8de- over a year ago
  9. link Larry3656
    Neurontin jumping from the frying pan, lyrica, weight watchers, weight gain, experiences
    I am switching from Lyrics to Neurontin. I have always had a weight problem and lost 50 lbs.on Weight Watchers and have gained about 10 of it back. I am switching from Lyrics to Neurontin, hoping to stem the weight gain. Opinions and experiences plea - 36% more...
    Larry3656- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Neurontin
  10. link Melinda4141
    Sorry, but I'm getting off of it because of the weight gain. I'm so bloated that I could just pop! I look like I'm 8 months pregnant.
    Melinda4141- over a year ago
  11. link Melinda4141
    Can nuerontin cause bloating and constipation
    I have been taking 300Mg 3x a day. I am suffering with terrible bloating and constipation. My stomach is so big and I'm not eating as much. I am so uncomfortable. Can this happen?
    Melinda4141- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  12. link Melinda4141
    Bloating and Neurontin
    My Doctor recently increases my dosage of Neurontin to 300mg. 3X a day. Can this be causing my Bloating? I'm miserable.
    Melinda4141- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  13. link Neonman
    Neurontin botox, reccommend, head aches, tommarrow, headaches
    I have been on Neur for 7 yrs. I take 4800mgs. a day for severe headaches. I recently have developed a bad muscle like pain in the back of my head, near where spine goes in. Its getting quite unbearable. Anyone else have this?
    Neonman- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Neurontin
  14. link Melinda4141
    I sometimes do get very bad headaches but for the most part the biggest side effect is Bloating for me. Does this happen to anyone?
    Melinda4141- over a year ago
  15. link Melinda4141
    I have been taking neurontin for about 7 years. Recently the Doctor increased the dosage to 300mg. 3x a day. I have gained about 20lbs. and I'm eating less. I am so........ bloated that it is so uncomfortable. Can this happen? I thinking about stoppi - 5% more...
    Melinda4141- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  16. link Melinda4141
    Neurontin weight gain, seizure control, fatique, gabapentin, neurologist
    I have been taking neurontin for awhile and finally got off of them. Last month my back started hurting again so the doctor started me on 300 mg. 3x a day. I have gained at least 10 lbs. and I am extremely Bloated. Can this happen? I know that I am e - 15% more...
    Melinda4141- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Neurontin
  17. link Painsufferer
    Neurontin lower back pain, frequent episodes, vision problems, opiates, nsaids
    I have been on 300 mg x 3 per day of Neurontin (for one month) for severe back pain and noticed I have frequent episodes of vertigo to the point of almost tipping over head first. I also experience staggering (which is embarrassing because it looks l - 64% more...
    Painsufferer- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  18. link Surviovor
    Strange tongue sensations
    I am taking Neurontin for post-chemotherapy induced neuropathy. I usually take just 300 mg at bedtime with an occasional 100 mg during the day. From time to time, my tongue (and sometimes the roof of my mouth)feels tender, much like it was burnt from - 45% more...
    Surviovor- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  19. link Jcon
    I just started taking Neurontin and am only on my second pill and my tounge feels like that as well. Its tender and dry and nothing tastes right. It tingles and I also feel anxious and slightly depressed and I feel a little afraid to go outside for s - 36% more...
    Jcon- over a year ago
  20. link Lisa777
    Neurontin burning sensation, neurontin, hard time, good luck, first few days
    i just started taking Neurontin and i was really hungry for the first few days but then i was almost full feeling without eating after the few days, i have only been on it for a week now but i dont eat much and am on a diet due to me being afraid of - 46% more...
    Lisa777- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  21. link Missdinla
    Hi There, I am sad to report that I did gain weight from Neurontin..I gained 30lbs and I am having a very hard time taking it off...So I don't want to scare you because everyone is different...Just be aware and stay healthy! I have been on it for 5 y - 37% more...
    Missdinla- over a year ago
  22. link Jswhit1
    Neurontin post herpatic neuralgia, crash the car, slurred speech, strange thoughts, weird vision
    My neurologist prescribed Neurontin for post-herpatic neuralgia (the pain after shingles). I'm supposed to be taking 2400mg a day, but am only taking 1800mg because the side effects are so bad. I have very bad coordination, dizziness to the point of - 73% more...
    Jswhit1- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Neurontin
  23. link Classictouch
    I am a licensed acupuncturist and I have successfully treated shingles many times. My patients never need any drugs. Please look for a "licensed" (NOT certified) acupuncturist in your area. you wont be sorry. (
    Classictouch- over a year ago
  24. link Impatient
    Neurontin hypercondriac, wackos, truth about, guinea pigs, nerve pain
    you people are a trip, don't you have anything better to do with your lives? most of you are a hypercondriac and don't even know it, did it ever occur to any of you that you may have other problems? or was that too hard to face the truth about yourse - 39% more...
    Impatient- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Neurontin
  25. link Cog1st
    I once thought like you do and then I got sick, very sick and the pain floored me for the last 3+ years, pain you would never understand. Be very careful judging others, what comes around goes around and I was once in your shoes and I will tell you, - 19% more...
    Cog1st- over a year ago
  26. link Drivin78
    If we are taking to much meds it can be a losing proposition 1 or more drugs increases the potential side effects and interactions with the other meds.Many are overmedicated which can lead to medical mistakes. Some do not mix well and since each of u - 13% more...
    Drivin78- over a year ago
  27. link Drivin78
    I take neurontin for an anxiety disorder.I also have some muscle pain in the legs.I am also weaning off klonopin 0.5mg slowly.Since the meds have side effects my doctor doesn't think these meds are causing me probs and being med sensitive I disagree - 68% more...
    Drivin78- over a year ago
  28. link Jchristie
    i agree!! maybe all of you have way too many problems, that neurontin is not going to help! and your taking way too much!! its a wonderful med at small doses and works wonders for depression, stop blaming your problems on a scipt your not taking prop - 2% more...
    Jchristie- over a year ago
  29. link Jacks5353
    Neurontin dry cough, c t scan, echocardiogram, numbness, blisters
    I started Neurontin 100 mg on 9/29/09 and was increased to 100mg twice a day on 10/03/09 then to 100mg three times a day on 10/18/09, all for leg and feet numbness. On 11/12/09 it was increased to 200mg three times a day. All this time there was no d - 68% more...
    Jacks5353- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  30. link Cinebeatl
    Neurontin for smoking cessation?
    I happen to be a smoker, and I have noticed that ever since I started taking Neurontin, cigarettes taste bad and cravings are diminished. Has anyone ever seen any information about this drug as a stop smoking aid? Thanks in advance!
    Cinebeatl- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  31. link Ljranch
    Neurontin impatients, modd, neuralgia, temper, swings
    Is a side effects of this drug anxiety or mood swings or temper? I have noticed some impatiens lately but I try to control it. I take 600mg 3 times a day so far and probably need more. I have neuralgia of some kind.
    Ljranch- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  32. link Jchristie
    i really think you are taking way too much! i take 300 mg 3 times a day and i have never felt better, dont get your body adjusted to more than you need, because then it wont work, take small amounts!!
    Jchristie- over a year ago
  33. link Dsparks
    Neurontin nerve pain, person life, wks, neurontin, meds
    I have noticed that neurontin has caused me to feel better emotionally and mentally. It has remarkably decreased my depression and anxiety. I am the type of person who has intense fear about things in life and neurontin seems to take it away. It give - 86% more...
    Dsparks- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  34. link Jchristie
    dsparks, im with you, i have been taking neurontin for 3 wks and it has changed my life! for two years i could hardly get out of bed! i feel like a new person, life is colorful now, im so happy everyday, so i believe that meds in moderation are very - 44% more...
    Jchristie- over a year ago