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  1. Upper Thigh/Lower Back Pain
    ... not going to happen. Currently I am on 600mg of Neurontin at bed time, an anti inflammatory, and Vicodin. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fioricet Vicodin

  2. How long does the pain last??
    ... readilly prescribed. I have been on Topamax, Lyrica, and Neurontin (gabapentin). These drugs are often ineffective...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica gabapentin

  3. Tarlov cysts
    ... on everything from the Patch,morphine, methadone, neurontin , etc. I currently only take Vicodin 3x's a day and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Morphine Vicodin Xanax

  4. Desperate to find out whats wrong with lower back
    ... this comes a herniated disc. I am currently taking Neurontin for nerve pain, and vicodin for breakthrough pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  5. Help with my Spondylolithesis!!!
    ... it only show soft tissue. Also, he prescribed me Neurontin for nerve pain. By the looks of the prescription...
    ... dealing with. DO NOT go to a chiropractor!! Neurontin is heavy duty nerve meds. My husband takes them for...
    ... goes to bed, and I guess tonight I will start that Neurontin . Believe me, I will not see a chiropractor anymore...
    ... much more manageable today. Could it already be the Neurontin kicking in? I hope so. It's just so weird that last ... huge headache I've had all day... is that from the neurontin ? The thing is, I don't want to only cover up my symptoms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Vicodin

  6. Still terrible pain 7 years after surgery
    ... previously would only give me 4 vicodin a day, plus neurontin and soma. I told him that I wanted to have the ability...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Norco Soma Tylenol Vicodin

  7. L5-S1 Surgery in July
    ... go away but mine went away after 4 months. I took neurontin and it really helped. Good luck!...
    ... You might ask your surgeon about taking Lyrica or Neurontin for the nerve pain. It helps some people quite a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  8. At the end of my rope
    ... nerves in scar tissue? If there is, then something like neurontin or lyrica might help with that ....there are others...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  9. Lumbar fusion...yes or no
    ... and pain medication, and they decided to try me on Neurontin . That seems to work for me okay. My problem is that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  10. My Story- Again:Anyone Heard of MRN?
    ... in a bad dream. I'm on Vicodin, Zanaflex, Zoloft, Neurontin ( since a month ago)and Ambien CR. My surgeon is affiliated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Vicodin Zanaflex Zoloft

  11. my plight
    ... could not take the side affects. I've been taking Neurontin and slowly but surely, that has helped with the nerve...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  12. I need some suggestions from my back buddies.
    ... Also I am not on any nerve medication like Lyrica, Neurontin or Mobic because they all made my legs swell anyway...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic lyrica

  13. understanding this MRI
    ... my pain. How are you managing your pain? I am on Neurontin and Vicodin....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  14. Pre or Post surgical deep unscratchable itch
    ... any solution for this? I recently started taking neurontin , will this help? Thanks for any info and advice...
    ... No doubt it is a nerve sensation of some sort, and neurontin should help....
    ... particular nerve symptom. I'm keeping up with the neurontin (1800mg/day), and at first, I thought it was really...
    ... more research on the itching. I really do believe neurontin will help. It takes awhile to work and it takes awhile...
    ... I really appreciate it. I am really hopeful the neurontin will start to help... I have some muscle relaxers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Flexeril Soma

  15. My Husband is 8 months post L4-L5 and L5-S1 and in pain any advice?
    ... supposed to help the pain. Another idea would be Neurontin which I just started taking...it i supposed to block...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  16. Sooo frustrated
    ... I am having an ESI tomorrow AM, I have started on neurontin , and I believe that even if neither of these things...

  17. L4-S1 Fusion, 6 week checkup
    ... about your incision. I had a lot of problems with Neurontin when I got home and was taken off of it but I had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  18. Seeking 360 Information
    ... terrible time with reactions to nerve medication ( Neurontin and Lyrica). Thankfully I had home health nurses and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  19. 18 Weeks Post-Op Spinal Fusion Surgery
    ... have to have a re-do? Also, I'm taking 600 mg of Neurontin a day, but am still experiencing some leg pain and...
    ... to continue with my walking and continue with the Neurontin and he said the nerve problems and numbness that I...

  20. Better or Worse?
    ... surgeon, don't wait on it. Are you taking Lyrica or Neurontin ? Or has there been a change in your meds? Rest up...
    ... meds for over 10 years on and off. I was taking neurontin but when all the butt pain down the back of right...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Flexeril toradol

  21. Back and Leg pain post fusion
    ... take Lyrica, and some people on this board are taking neurontin . Both have pros and cons. I can't take neurontin...
    ... it helped me personally work with a clearer head. Neurontin made me really fuzzy-my family calls it "Moron-tin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  22. Having L4-S1 anterior/posterior revision
    ... surgery. I ended up having a terrible reaction to Neurontin which caused me to retain large amounts of fluid....

  23. Things are going a bit better!!
    ... medications cause us to gain weight. When I was on the Neurontin I gained 12 lbs in 3/4 days. Luckily Home Health was...

  24. should i be worried?
    ... cause i think i may have overdone it. I am off of the neurontin but i was on it for like 2 months and i was steadily...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Cymbalta

  25. Question for my dad - nerve pain & lyrica
    ... he had side effects besides. When he switched to Neurontin , he got some relief for his pain, with fewer side...
    ... One reason doctors like to prescribe Lyrica over neurontin is because the patient needs less of it to get results...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  26. Relief At Last!!!!
    ... wanted to congratulate you on your pain relief! I take Neurontin 300 mg three times a day, along with several other...

  27. Post Surgery Anxiety- Back & Foot
    ... Did we talk about taking Lyrica or neurontin ? Lyrica is a new drug that was developed for the ... pains. It is supposed to have fewer side effects than neurontin and you don't need to take as large a dosage of it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  28. spinal surgery,6-11-08, feel alone, please help me!
    ... dizziness so my dr. took me off of that and put me on Neurontin . It has taken awhile, but my nerve pain is so much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  29. More Pain - Pain Selective Nerve Block?
    ... not able to cope with this level of pain with only neurontin and motrin. In fact, I won't be able to take any...
    ... later. I still had nerve pain so I stayed on the neurontin and that worked well enough for many months. If needed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  30. Kyma
    ... rays looked fine and i told them i was not taking the neurontin anymore cause the pain in my bottom down leg to mid...

  31. celebrex
    ... nerve pain. There are meds especially for that, like Neurontin . You might want to ask your doctor if he thinks one...
    ... It really didn't help with my leg pain. I now take neurontin (gabapentin) for the treatment of nerve pain....
    ... arthritis of the spine, for instance. Lyrica and neurontin are the two drugs that are most commonly prescribed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Ibuprofen Naproxen gabapentin lyrica

  32. swollen foot
    ... Halfpint I know when I was on Neurontin which I think is the same thing you are on for nerve...

  33. Post op 3 weeks on Hubby's Fusion L5-S1--can only go up!
    ... just lightened up. Ihave just been able to quit the neurontin and i tak the pain meds rarelly mainly at night. About...

  34. One week post L5/S1 fusion and surviving. Questions:
    ... in my legs when I got home and the doctor put me on Neurontin but unfortunately I couldn't take it due to a severe...

  35. new to the board
    ... days because of the side effects. I am now taking Neurontin and that too had side effects, but it has helped tremendous...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  36. Need Medication Help ASAP
    ... Pain dr. just put me on a new medication..... Neurontin , 300mg. I remember him telling me to take 3 a day...

  37. Post-op Foot Swelling
    ... I was on Neurontin and my legs and feet swelled terribly and I was taking...
    ... weeks post op. I had a very negative reaction to the neurontin and the Lyrica both. Did they use BMP on you, which...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  38. questions concerning disc in lower back
    ... it. not on any daily meds....and i didnt take the neurontin but a week or so, if even that....that was prescribed...

  39. Pain medication after Level one Fusion L5 S1
    ... and the Soma is 4 per day, also. I did try and take Neurontin after the first surgery but I had a terrible reaction...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Oxycodone Soma

  40. In Need of Positive Fusion Stories
    ... wasnt happy at 4 weeks either. I am still taking the neurontin but it is better. Just cant extend the right leg in...

  41. Lyrica after Spinal Fusion Level One L5 S1
    ... pain, since my fusions several years ago. I was on Neurontin , but they have just recently changed it to Lyrica...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  42. Myelogram Headache
    ... moderate headache that would be after my regular doses of Neurontin , Soma and Hydrocodone!! Stu...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Soma

  43. Desperate for advice
    ... help at all. Speak to your doctor about gabapentin ( Neurontin ) Lyrica, topamax ect. These really are the drugs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica gabapentin

  44. Just wondering if this is normal following L5/S1 fusion????
    ... spasm. It was pretty damn painful. My doc put me on neurontin and it helped. I also took a muscle relaxer that...
    ... Soma as my muscle relaxer and I can't take Lyrica or Neurontin because I had bad reactions to both.:( It is really...
    ... or floating bits, or whatever. I couldn't take Neurontin or Lyrica either. Finally 2 weeks ago he prescribed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma lyrica BACLOFEN

  45. Lyrica question
    ... Oh yes. I gained alot of weight too from the Neurontin and Lyrica. I could have just eaten more because ... sure if from that or another med. The Lyrica and Neurontin caused me to retain water too....
    ... increase in an already high sweet tooth. Lyrica and Neurontin are notorious for weight gain. The kind that sneaks ... continued to increase and I couldn't keep increasing the neurontin . Lyrica is supposed to be the better of the two but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  46. Kyma
    ... pain and I can't take any of the nerve medications ( neurontin and Lyrica) because of severe reactions. I am also...
    ... pain free but this is someties controlled with the neurontin and sometimes not and i have tried to call for pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet lyrica

  47. Introduction!
    ... appointment). I currently take two heart medications, Neurontin 900 mg daily, Tramadol 200 mg daily, and several ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol Zoloft

  48. MRI Results - Upset, I'm new here
    ... be great. PS - I am going to PT 2x/wk and taking Neurontin 300mg/day. Thanks so much, Lisa...

  49. Neurontin instead of Lyrica for Nerve Pain after Spinal Fusion Surgery
    ... January 15th of this year. I started on two 100mg of neurontin at bedtime around the eight week mark for bad nerve ... about it here on the backboard I preferred to try neurontin . As soon as I finish my current rx for it I will ... point what you are feeling is normal and I hope the neurontin works well for you. Take care............Debbie...
    ... I began the Neurontin after my 1st fusion (2004) and it has given me at...
    ... dramatic side effects too so i had to go off of it. neurontin is always worth a shot,you just never really know...
    ... surgrer March 28 and i have taken both lyrica and neurontin . Myself i find the neurontin alot better and i havent ... had any side affects on the neurontin ....
    ... Hi, I have been on both neurontin & lyrica, currently on lyrica for pem. nerve damage ... unbearable and I don't have the side effects that the neurontin gave me. Good luck on finding something that helps...
    ... never had a problem with my left leg at all. Neurontin and Lyrica seem to have the same side effects from ... surgery. I also noticed from reading about Lyrica and Neurontin that most of the females that were prescribed the ... day. I haven't picked up the new prescription for Neurontin yet (it was just called in today), but since Neurontin...
    ... old but I wanted to respond anyway. I was put on Neurontin after my first back surgery. After a year, they changed ... me to Lyrica because my body was becoming immune to neurontin unless I wanted to take a bazillion pills a day (ok ... I said take me off this NOW!!! I have been on Neurontin ever since. As mentioned, building up the dosage ... on neurontin is the best thing to do to avoid the side effects ... was in la la land for a week when I first went on Neurontin but the 2nd time we worked our way up to my current ... dosage and it was a MUCH better experience. Neurontin has been a godsend for my back and leg pain. I only...
    ... one BIG difference between lyrica and neurontin in me anyways was the weight gain thing. wow,being ... that to me. never ever had even one side effect from neurontin tho(and i mean NOTHING at all) but it also didnt do...
    ... I started out on Neurontin for a period of 1 1/2 yrs then I was switched to Lyrica ... to have less side effects. Well I gained weight on Neurontin but after 9 mos the weight just fell off. Then of ... first couple of weeks. Eventually I was put back on Neurontin as I didn't care for the Topamax side effects. ... For me Neurontin is the best and I take 2100mg. My large bedtime ... gain just happens and they really don't know why. Neurontin helps my nerve pain better than anything else....
    ... effects (dizziness mostly) though. DR switched me to Neurontin and I got better pain relieve from it. The only thing...
    ... for all the comments. I FINALLY decided to give the Neurontin a try last night when the nerve pain was just too...
    ... after my op last year and was put on 900m Gabapentin ( Neurontin ). All the pain dissapeared after a week but I was...
    ... was on Lurica, did not help me much; my DR put me on Neurontin and my pain got better. Neurontin may put pounds on...
    ... [QUOTE=DAJ819;3575250]Has anyone been prescribed Neurontin for nerve pain after spinal fusion surgery or just ... stop taking it immediately and he wants to try me on Neurontin instead. Has anyone had any experiences with side ... affects from taking Neurontin ? If so, are they similar to Lyrica? My 80 yr old ... She complained to her doctor specialist that the Neurontin he prescribed about 10 mos ago was "not working" for ... excessive sleep, and fear of being alone, etc. Stay on the Neurontin , and GET OFF the Lyrica. It is extremely potent. A...
    ... 5 weeks ago. Prior to surgery my doctor suggested neurontin for my nerve pain but I flatly refused. I had taken...
    ... at night. It keeps me clear headed. When I took Neurontin I was ditzy as heck:):) LOL My family called it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Topamax Keppra gabapentin

  50. 1year 5 months post-op and still in pain
    ... gained 5# in one week. (I gained 30# in one year with Neurontin ). The Cynbalta made my stomach sick. the Effexor...
    ... have a lot of insights into nerve meds but did try Neurontin briefly - I wasn't able to tolerate it. I just had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor lyrica

  51. SEVERE butt pain
    ... might be worth a try. I, on the other hand, take Neurontin and it is the same, in that some people get excellent...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  52. thigh being numb
    ... hasnt been to bad today i took an advil along with the neurontin . I was told from someone that inflamatory meds like...

  53. chronic LBP and leg pain after fusion and removal of hardware
    ... persensitive and I believe it will stay this way. I was on Neurontin , Lurica, Keppra and back to Lurica - not much progress...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Keppra

  54. Groin muscle pull or nerve damage since fusion????
    ... heal. Are you on something for nerve pain like neurontin or lyrica?? xx M:(M...
    ... waking up??? My Dr. asks me to wean myself off the neurontin and I stop it a few weeks ago...I'm only taking Tylenol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Tylenol

  55. Myleogram is overwith
    ... for my spasms in my leg/foot. They just upped my neurontin but it doesn't help either. :( I know you already...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  56. Those who suffer arachnoditis
    ... with nerve pain. I also on Lurica, in a past was on Neurontin , Keppra. What helps other people doesn't work much...
    ... been the case with each of my past 3 surgeries. The Neurontin that was working for my sciatica is no longer working...
    ... was dealing with. I'm on a cocktail of meds-lortab, neurontin , baclofen, tramadol, Celexa, and Androgel to replace...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Keppra BACLOFEN Celexa Lortab Tramadol Trental

  57. Questions I need answers to please
    ... all that moving around they had to do. Even with the neurontin its still hurts and it will take time for it to vanish...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Flexeril

  58. Prayer for Strength
    ... for a trial SCS because I do not tolerate Lyrica, Neurontin or Cymbalta, and frankly, some of those meds scare...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  59. Is leg swelling normal?
    ... not sure if this is it or not but when I was taking Neurontin I had terrible swelling in both legs and actually...

  60. Please help me decipher this MRI report and tell me what you think of this story...
    ... of my right thigh....She gave me a prescription of neurontin and referred me to be seen by a neurologist who put...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  61. Spinal Cord Stimulator Update
    ... treated well. As for my meds, I have gone off of my Neurontin 100%. I have been completely off of those, for about...
    ... "How about after the stim?" I do not take my Neurontin any more and I do not use any b/t meds. There have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin

  62. Deb update...
    ... challenge. He also may Rx Topomax although the Lyrica and Neurontin didn't work out for me. Had to take my Mom to the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  63. Topamax?
    ... than other RX drugs I've tried in the past. I tried Neurontin and Lyrica before my doctor recommended Topamax. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  64. i dont even know
    ... worse when I got home so I called and that gave me Neurontin . It helped my nerve pain but I ended up having a terrible ... they said they think I got by the worse part with the Neurontin . I know how you feel because my legs were killing ... you taking any kind of nerve pain medication like Neurontin , Lyrica or Topomax (?) I would definitely call the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  65. Marlo's Mom.......now my turn for stiffness
    ... Darvocet but only every 7-8 hrs....and 1 100mg of Neurontin at bedtime.. Heading out for my walk it's a gorgeous...

  66. Terrible Back Problem! Need All Advice Possible
    ... with that surgery and then a really bad reaction to Neurontin which took me a week to get over. I am still pretty...

  67. Newbie fusion was L3,L4,L5
    ... with that incision. I then had a terrible reaction to Neurontin for my nerve pain so that knocked me down for another...

  68. rheumatologist approval using Workers comp or Primary Doc
    ... of milk.Same feeling in feet,yet using Flexiril and neurontin ....

  69. Chronic Low Back & Hip Pain
    ... medication in the same family. It's brand name is Neurontin and it's actually a med originally developed for seizures...
    Medications also discussed in this post: gabapentin

  70. Any help will do !!
    ... Have you been on any of the anticonvulsives? Like Neurontin (gabapentin) Lyrica Topamax? Narcotics often do not...
    ... pain...some well-known ones on the market today are Neurontin , Lyrica and Topamax...during surgery your nerves tend ... three nerve relaxers, the only one I didn't like was Neurontin , but we're all different so you may try it and find...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica gabapentin

  71. Lyrica Side Effect Question
    ... have that in the short time I was on it. I now take neurontin 2-3 times a day instead. I've had a few dizzy days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  72. Mom had fusion surgery
    ... had nerve issues post op with my legs. I was put on Neurontin . Within 2 days I was a total mess. I had horrific...

  73. Please Help by offering advice
    ... said, it can also be used for nerve pain. I tried Neurontin first and then Lyrica. While both relieved the nerve...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  74. How long to stay on pain meds after PLIF???
    ... minutes...Taking Darvocet every 6 hours and 100 mg of Neurontin at bedtime....Of course my family is already telling...

  75. Questions about spinal fusion surgery
    ... every 72 hours, Perocets 10, Lioderm pain patches, and Neurontin 300 mgs, take 2 three times a day. I need some...
    ... I am on a 72-hour Fentanyl patch, Percocet 10s, Neurontin , Lioderm patches that I place directly over the places...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl Percocet Soma


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