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Old 04-11-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
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Question gabapentin anyone??

My Dr just gave me this med..generic for Neurontin. To help with mood as well as it would help with my head aches....Like to hear from those on it. Side effects? Does it cause weight gain/loss?? ect. How well does it work to smooth out moods?

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Old 04-12-2013, 03:54 PM   #2
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Re: gabapentin anyone??

In the past I took 300 mg (I think, 150 mg each capsule) before I went to sleep. This helped me tremendously, combined with my other bi-polar medications. I did not have any side effects and I would wake up almost happy. Lol. Almost, not quite, but at least "normal"... ready to face the day. You know.


Now my situation is entirely different so I no longer take it but it did help me alot.

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Old 04-24-2013, 07:22 AM   #3
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Re: gabapentin anyone??

No One takes Neurontin?? I thought it was for Bi-polar?

 
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Re: gabapentin anyone??

I just started taking 300 mg daily a month ago. I have no complaints about weight gain or any of the other side effects mentioned. It seems to be working for me. I feel less anxious and in better control of my emotions. I take it along with Lithium and Abilafy.

 
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Old 05-08-2013, 04:01 PM   #5
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Re: gabapentin anyone??

I have only taken it for Nerve Pain, not for bipolar. and i am working up to 1800 mg a day. i wonder if that is something new?!?!

 
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Old 05-15-2013, 06:27 AM   #6
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Re: gabapentin anyone??

I could not handle the brain fog and fatigue. I stopped it. Not sure where to go from here

 
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