Neurontin Side Effects

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  1. link Stacey39newhouse
    Neurontin cervical disc bulge, nerve pain, extremeties, narcotics, spinal cord
    I was first prescribed Neurontin in November of 2008 for cervical disc bulge touching my spinal cord causing severe nerve pain in my left extremities. I was prescribed narcotics and eventually prescribed Neurontin. The side effects from Neurontin, at - 54% more...
    Stacey39newhouse- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  2. 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
  3. link Shellfulton
    Neurontin miracle medication, hello everyone, topamax, left eye, seizures
    Hello everyone..I have many great things to say about Neurontin. It has been a miracle medication for me. I was in a car accident in 2000 as a passenger my face and head hit the windshield at 80mph. my jaw was broke and the back of my teeth were brok - 93% more...
    Shellfulton- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  4. link Maryannh
    Neurontin heroin addict, stress level, someway, back pain, headaches
    I am a recovering heroin addict. Everyone thinks I am sober. However, I feel differently. I have been taking Neurontin for about a year now and am completely addicted to it. My doctor began prescribing me 300 mg. 3x a day. when I realized it gave me - 77% more...
    Maryannh- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  5. link Propsguy

    please don't take neurontin. it is only approved as a second line medication for epilepsy. the company that makes it was sued for promoting its off-label uses to doctors, trying to get them to perscribe it for everything. there are many books that de - 61% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  6. link Hoootin
    Neurontin mole hills, crying over nothing, cranial nerves, neuronton, emotional problem
    Ok.. I've been Neurontin for three or four years up to 800 mg 5 times a day for glossopharyngeal neuralgia (extreme Pain in one of the cranial nerves in the throat) any way when the symptoms go into remission i back off from tacking the drug... Since - 79% more...
    Hoootin- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  7. link Ky1311
    Neurontin lyrica, neurontin, time frame, appointments, memory
    mood swings, short term memory loss, extreme sleepiness, edema, light flashes, constant ringing in ears that varies in tone, depression, stomach pain, flu like body ache, headaches, ear ache, continual nasal congestion, weight gain, constipation, dry - 9% more...
    Ky1311- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  8. link Frambiscuits01
    I was on Neurontin and finally got off and switched to Lyrica. I had about a two week time frame that I don't remember. Apparently, I went to appointments, meetings and other things, but I have no memory of doing any of them. Plus I was mean, depress - 29% more...
    Frambiscuits01- over a year ago
  9. link Browncoatrebel
    Neurontin basal body temperature, short luteal phase, menstrual cycles, mg 3, rise and fall
    I regularly chart my basal body temperature as a way of tracking my menstrual cycles. Prior to starting Neurontin, my cycles were very regular, though I had an abnormally short luteal phase. I've been taking Neurontin for a month now: 300 mg 3 times - 48% more...
    Browncoatrebel- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  10. link Sacredsyephanie
    Since I HAVE BEGUN TAKING NEURONTIN MY TEMPERATURE IS OFTEN ABOVE NORMAL AND I BLEED BETWEEN PERIODS.
    Sacredsyephanie- over a year ago
  11. link Strberry_fields
    Neurontin minor headaches, nerve pain, eyesite, pain relief, legs
    i have been on neurontin for nerve pain in my legs due to vasculitis for a few weeks now. i have only noticed a small increase in appetite. my eyesite seems to be out of focus, but its so bad anyway that i have no idea if its the neurontin or just my - 51% more...
    Strberry_fields- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Neurontin
  12. link Strberry_fields
    hi raider, im not really sure which kind of vasculitis i have. doc said large temporal, but i dont get headaches. i mainly have the really bad rash on the back of my leg, and my shoulders get sore alot. its been almost a year and nothing we have trie - 54% more...
    Strberry_fields- over a year ago
  13. link Strberry_fields
    propsguy, my doc took me off neurontin because even with the increased dose it did absolutely nothing for my pain, but there were alot of side effects. even if it did help the pain, i think i wouldve asked her to take me off it because of the side ef - 54% more...
    Strberry_fields- over a year ago
  14. link Raider
    Hi: I read your posting about using Neurotin. I noticed that you use it for vasculitis. I have temporal arteritis which is a form of vasculitis which causes inflammation in the arteries of the head. You have headaches with this type of vasculitis, so - 36% more...
    Raider- over a year ago
  15. link Propsguy
    neurontin is a bullshit drug- it is only approved as a secondary treatment for epilepsy but since the drug company couldn't make blockbuster sales off a few lousy epileptics, they spent millions on bogus "medical" papers, doctors dinners an - 71% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  16. link Ddunning72
    effectiveness
    how fast can I see some results of taking this
    Ddunning72- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  17. link Daisy6227
    Neurontin brain fog, effect brain
    I forgot to metion another, terrible side effect - Brain Fog. I found myself often unable to perform at work. I had difficulty focusing and following discussions.
    Daisy6227- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  18. 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
  19. link Elegantswan
    High blood pressure/high liver readings
    I began taking Neurontin almost a year ago. I have since noticed my blood pressure is higher than it has ever been in my life, I also have hep C and found that my liver readings are off he charts. Could these be side effects of Neurontin?
    Elegantswan- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  20. link Loumath
    neurontin and constipation
    What can be done to minimize the effects of constipation. I have tried cod liver oil, drinking more, psyllium husks.
    Loumath- over a year ago - in Neurontin
  21. 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
  22. link Jap
    Neurontin edema, numbness, fingers, lyrica, neurontin
    my right hand and fingers have been swelling along with numbness and tingling. I have seen that periphreal edema is a side effect. has any one else had this to happen to them
    Jap- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  23. link Webjohnjohn
    Yes! The same thing happened to me! On neurontin and Lyrica now.
    Webjohnjohn- over a year ago
  24. link Igotmyeyeonu
    Neurontin madness, three times, medicine, topamax
    I am taking 800 mg three times a day and have been for a little over a month now. It is an excellent mood stabilizer however I have gained over 30lbs since I have been on it and extremely bloated. I am not a fat girl so I think its time for me to end - 32% more...
    Igotmyeyeonu- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin
  25. link Lilydale
    I am taking that much, plus 150mg of Topamax twice a day. Both are for mood stabilization. Perhaps you could try that.
    Lilydale- over a year ago
  26. 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
  27. link Dakota1958
    Take my advice-get off of that medicine. I also am a teacher (Ph.D.) and have shingles that come on my lower back above the tailbone. The worst symptom that I get is ofcourse the blistering painful itching rash, but burning, razorblade feelings down - 72% more...
    Dakota1958- over a year ago
  28. link Carolynsmith
    high blood pressure
    Does neurontin raise your blood pressure?
    Carolynsmith- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Neurontin