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Problems stopping meds after gamma knife surgery?

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Old 05-13-2017, 10:26 AM   #1
Merry Dee
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Problems stopping meds after gamma knife surgery?

Hello everyone,
My husband had been on high doses of carbamazepin, gabapentin, and baclofen for years for his TN. He once took too many and landed in the hospital for 3 days. While he was there he was sort of crazy but that calmed down when he came home. Finally he had gamma knife surgery last summer and it's been a success so far. My question is after stopping these meds (recently) he's experiencing a lot of mental confusion, almost to the point of dementia. I suspect it's the baclofen causing the problems but it doesn't look like his dosage was anywhere near the levels of the other two, which were mega dosages.
Carbamazepin/Tegretol - 1800mg
Gabapentin/Neurontin - 3600mg
Baclofen - 30mg

Has anyone had problems after getting off the meds? Thanks so much!

Last edited by Merry Dee; 05-13-2017 at 11:10 AM. Reason: To make text more clear

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