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  1. still healing after 3 years?
    ... you had surgery and is surgery being advised again? Neurontin is a good medicine for nerve pain as is topomax. Methadone...
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  2. Back Pain Stopping Life & Spoiling Relationship - HELP ANYONE??
    ... needles. It is the only thing that worked for me. Also, Neurontin . Ask about it and the ramping up methods. No one knows...
    ... have never found answers. I found out about using Neurontin through a friend. I researched it on the net and talked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Tramadol arthrotec

  3. Good fusion outcomes wanted!
    ... haven't taken any pain meds in over a month. I am on Neurontin and a muscle relaxer 3 times a day. I am on my 3rd...

  4. Workcomp/Back Injury
    ... hurting again. Its all crazy. I am currently on neurontin , celebrex, amitriptyline & percocet. Also using a...
    ... home. He called me in a script for vicodin & upped my neurontin . Tuesday 9th at 4am I ended up going to the ER......
    ... or above, you need to take the med. Obviously the Neurontin seems to not be helping so far, but keep taking it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Celebrex Percocet Vicodin

  5. Just curious...how did you all come to have bad backs?
    ... managment and had 4 esi's over 8 months, was put on Neurontin (made me so *****, but did help the pain), and ended...
    ... I had when going in. Sciatic nerve. Now taking Neurontin . Everyday the side effects of this drug get worse ... days in almost a year. I am not sure if it is the Neurontin working or if it is just hopeful thinking. Or, maybe ... Prolotherapy (not for the faint hearted) Neurontin (makes me loopier than fruit loops) ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Motrin Prednisone

  6. Advice from people who have had unsuccessful microdisectomy
    ... diagnosis and there is a really helpful drug called " neurontin ". The side effects can be tough...but it totally turns ... need to be worrying what the cause is. Also ask about Neurontin . I think it's fairly new for pain - it is a drug used...
    ... will heal much better if we work fast. As far as neurontin , I actually was on it before surgery. It didn't really...
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  7. facet arthopathy?
    ... it. It is WAY swollen. I am thinking about taking Neurontin but am waiting for a time when I can take it and not...

  8. A few questions, help please
    ... ve tried in the past include: Vicodin, Flexeril, Neurontin , Nortriptyline, Celebrex, Norflex, Vioxx, Skelaxin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Flexeril Methadone Nortriptyline Skelaxin Vicodin Vioxx Zoloft lidoderm

  9. Yet Another Pain Med Question....
    ... Have you tried any of the anti seizure meds like neurontin ?I had been on that for about two and a half years ... 3200mgs a day when my pain doc changed me from the neurontin to gabitril,another ansi seizure med.the neurontin ... form of GABA and it had fewer side effects than the neurontin .It does seem to be working a litle bit better than ... the neurontin did for my nasty nerve pain.the only problem with...
    ... Have you tried any of the anti seizure meds like neurontin ?I had been on that for about two and a half years ... 3200mgs a day when my pain doc changed me from the neurontin to gabitril,another ansi seizure med.the neurontin ... form of GABA and it had fewer side effects than the neurontin .It does seem to be working a litle bit better than ... the neurontin did for my nasty nerve pain.the only problem with...
    ... Sans MS]I had an extreme reaction of side effects to neurontin ....doc said so far he hasn't known anyone else to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin gabitril Flexeril

  10. Lower Back and hip pain
    ... films, etc he put me on Arthrotec 2 times a day and Neurontin at night which has helped more than I could have hoped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: arthrotec

  11. What is the difference btwn physiatrist and pain mgmnt doc in treating chronic back p
    ... don't want to take (due to the side effects (like Neurontin and Elavil) and the pain continues. Since he describes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Elavil

  12. legs going numb and buckling, pain increase MRI negative, now what?!
    ... 1992. Noone has ever found the cause of mine. I take Neurontin to control my pain/sensations. My lower back pain...

  13. L-5 fusion
    ... how these meds act different. The one time I took Neurontin it caused this anaphylactic reaction, couldn't breathe...
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  14. bone spurs on spine!
    ... have a friend who is experiencing this and is taking Neurontin for the pain. She said that if she had never had the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  15. question about new med
    ... Hi Gracie. Neurontin is a good drug, once you get past the side effects...
    ... Neurontin was orginally prescribed to me for anxiety. It did ... pain meds gave me NO relief for the nerve pain. One neurontin a day really dulls the nerve pain. My counselor ... today told me there is now a debate about using neurontin for anxiety--and if it works....

  16. new here. med probs.
    ... tried everything for day time...such as flexeral.... neurontin ....valium...motrin 800....celebrex....and now UltraM...
    ... dosen't respond very well to narcotics.I was taking neurontin but when i started at the pain clinic(best move I ... Gabitril.It is a much purer form of GABA than the neurontin and has less side effects.it is an anti seizure drug...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Motrin Percocet Ultram Valium gabitril

  17. If you took Neurontin, how long did you stay on it??
    ... I have been on neurontin for about 1 year, 900 mg a day and the only side effect...

  18. Pain in bottom of foot
    ... weeks like mine did. Just give it lots of time and the Neurontin helped a lot....

  19. Aching legs/feet in evening/night after L4,L5,S1 fusion, need advice, can't sleep
    ... tingling, just ache and throb. The ortho doc stopped the Neurontin at 4 wks, could that have started this?? Any suggestions...
    ... tingling, just ache and throb. The ortho doc stopped the Neurontin at 4 wks, could that have started this?? Any suggestions...
    ... interbody devices and stretching the spinal cord. The Neurontin you had been taking is indicated for nerve pain, which ... is what distraction pain is. Being off the Neurontin itself probably wouldn't cause the pain you are talking ... may mean that you will feel the nerve pain that the Neurontin was previously quelling. Spondymom is right, see ... your Doc. If he wants to get you off the Neurontin , then maybe a sleeping aid like Ambien would be required...
    ... Actually the Ortho Doc put me back on the Neurontin when I called and gave me resteriol for sleep. I am ... better back on the Neurontin . It is a very helpful drug for me....
    ... Actually the Ortho Doc put me back on the Neurontin when I called and gave me resteriol for sleep. I am ... better back on the Neurontin . It is a very helpful drug for me. Hi Molly .....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien

  20. antidepressants for nerve pain
    ... different occasions and they both helped alot.I also used Neurontin and that really helped also.I would try to stay away...
    ... treatment I was perscribed an increasing dose regimine of Neurontin but before any effects were noted I requested discontinuat...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Trazodone

  21. New Here !
    ... interesting drugs prescribed so far: anti-seizure ( Neurontin ) and/or anti-depressants (Elavil) for nerve pain,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Vicodin Zanaflex

  22. What comes after steroid injections?
    ... shifted into long term pain management and started me on Neurontin and Ultracet. What is the next step for treatment...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultracet

  23. New Here - Doc prescribed Neurontin
    ... who ordered yet another MRI. The neuro prescribed Neurontin for me. Of course, when I read that it was a seizure ... not take it. What has been your experience w/ Neurontin & chronic back pain? Myrtle Hi Myrtle and ... welcome! I have been taking 3000mg Neurontin daily for about the past 9 months. The doctor started ... you take the drug for a long enough period. Hope the neurontin gives you some relief! --tennisnut...
    ... replies. I really appreciate it. I started taking the Neurontin on yesterday. I will keep you posted & let you know...

  24. Home from L5-S1 fusion & decompression lami
    ... least once a day, sometimes 3. I also have been taking neurontin for many months for my nerve pain, seems to work ok...
    ... which seems to have done the trick. My mom is on neurontin , and not happy about it. I'm still on the advair...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Advair

  25. Back Pain - New, Scared, Need Advice!
    ... tremors, but didn't work), and put me on Klonipin and Neurontin instead. The Klonipin seems to be working beautifully ... Still, the pain is severe. I'm on a low dosage of Neurontin (500 mg) which we're ramping up slowly. I've started ... tests until the pain is under control? (Ramping up the Neurontin 100 mg per week -- it could be a year until the pain...
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  26. Neurontin- has it made anyone's nerve pain worse???
    ... ones?? I saw a, "Call this 1-800# if you were on Neurontin , and tried to commit suicide!" So, tier down the way ... up! I really wouldn't be quick to blame this on the Neurontin , though, and I really hope it helps w/ your pain in...
    ... agree that if you must go off any anticonvulsant (like Neurontin ) then do it at a graduale step-down rate and never ... discussing it with your Dr and/or your Pharmacy. Neurontin basically works for me. If you have just started ... years it began to make me too sleepy so we changed to Neurontin . A graduale step-down from Tegretol and gradual step ... up to Neurontin . Tegretol actully masked more symptoms for me ... than Neurontin does but the Neurontin seems to allow me more voluntary muscle control in ... the Tegretol did. I am definately more awake with Neurontin . Neurontin works very well to CONSTANTLY mask my...
    ... better news from you. Your pain increase while taking Neurontin does sound a bit strange. Are you sure that you haven ... doctor when starting a new medication. I did take Neurontin for several months but it did not help me, but this...
    ... starting to get some pain relief. Looks as if the Neurontin may help you after all.... I still have the edema...
    ... It may just be a coincidence, but after taking Neurontin my back and sciatic pain is all but gone--I'm back ... and pain-free. My PM doc is skeptical that the Neurontin was the reason for the break in my pain as the pain ... has not returned since I stopped taking Neurontin , but who cares what he thinks!...
    ... it. Thanks! ~Daubie Hi Daubie.......I took neurontin for the time last night and it made my nerve pain...
    ... I just wanted to say, that I started taking Neurontin a few days ago. I am not up to my full daily does...
    ... d post an update since there are some new users to Neurontin that may need some encouragement. The N. really helped...
    ... e for joint pain. Does anyone else take that with neurontin ? Gail :)...
    ... Hi everyone: Just a note to comment on Neurontin . I started taking it in Novemebr. My dose by january...
    ... positions I'm sleeping in. I'm thinking about starting neurontin now too. My doctor offered it to me a few months...
    ... t prescription. It really helps me. About the neurontin , the longer I'm on it, the more it seems to work....
    ... I was on Neurontin for a few weeks in 2002 for a neck injury from a car ... would do the surgery again in a heartbeat instead of Neurontin !!!! My advice is to watch the weight gain with ... neurontin , as extra weight will do NOTHING GOOD for back pain...
    ... My Neurontin story, I was prescribed Neurontin in late 2000 to help with serious neuropathic foot ... and lost a huge amount of weight. After starting neurontin I noticed I was no longer losing weight but gaining ... . After 4 years on the neurontin I have gained a massive amount of weight (200 pounds ... I don't. My pain Dr. REFUSES to believe that the neurontin is responsible for the weight gain and other side ... effects I have had. I wish I had never started neurontin but don't know how to get off of it. I use to be ... able to not take the neurontin for a day or two with no ill effects but now missing...
    ... Tomoxafin. I've had too many side effects with the Neurontin . The weight gain being the most serious. The others ... pills period. I take close to 30 pills a day with the Neurontin being 6 of those. One nice thing is that Pfizer kicks ... my Neurontin to me free of charge or I'd never be able to pay for ... thanks for the kind words. I was looking for some Neurontin info when I found these boards. I may stick around...
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  27. Squatting after microdiscectomy
    ... pain came back and it has never left. Actually, the neurontin isn't working yet either. I'm only on 2 a day, move...
    ... all weekend. Do let us know how you're doing on the neurontin , when it kicks in. Joel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  28. Annular tears - meds survey?
    ... t an anti-inflammatory. I went up to 2400mg of Neurontin for blow-torch burning symptoms, which did nothing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Ultracet Vioxx

  29. Numb Leg
    ... I had numbness AND burning. The doc offered Neurontin to me. I couldn't take that drug.....caused me to ... spacey and some kind of memory problem! I also know Neurontin can cause weight gain...which I can do without! ha...

  30. Any other options?
    ... backs. Anyway, I was wondering if you had tried Neurontin ? When I first tried it I was given a very low dose...
    ... a cause and then find preventative measures. Neurontin is a great idea. I didn't have very good luck with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram

  31. Epidural damage i think... please help ANYONE!
    ... all reality, EH? Not the case though. I am taking neurontin and it works for the impulse pain and I LOVE IT!!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Tylenol Vicodin Zanaflex

  32. This might help some...
    ... in hip and calf) and posted some questions about Neurontin . Well, I was all set to have surgery after the ... management dr. gave me a perscription for 300 mg of Neurontin . I started taking it in mid November and by December ... first time in lamost 8 mos. I took the last of the Neurontin on 12/24/03 and still am pain-free. I do feel a bit ... he said that he was not convinced that it was the Neurontin that did the trick as the pain has not returned since...
    ... epidurals and I am tired! My doc also prescribed Neurontin , but when I heard what it was developed for (seizures ... kind of side effects did you or anyone have from the Neurontin ???...

  33. arthritis in lower back. Can anyone help? PLEASE!
    ... med, but is used for nerve pain. I used to be on neurontin , but my doc took me off (I saw on a "lawyer commercial ... " that neurontin has caused depression and suicidice--could be hype...
    ... my back and heat pads. I take a perscription for Neurontin but it's for my Pheriphal Neuropathy pain and doesn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Topamax

  34. Nerve Block
    ... to go through them again. My G.P. has put me on Neurontin and slowly increasing the dosage until I get some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Soma

  35. I'm new to this site, at my wits end with this pain!
    ... needed to increase my pain med's two fold. I take Neurontin (100mg/day) and Lortab 10 (I need to take 2 pills...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  36. toe cramps, tightening up anyone else?
    ... lose weight. I never knew they used it as well as Neurontin as a nerve pain drug till I came to this board. Abrniidgrl...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Topamax Valium

  37. weight gain and fusion surgery
    ... had kept increasing during my recovery. I was taking neurontin and I found that some people gain weight with this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  38. S/P Lumbar Fusion and still in PAIN!!
    ... added oxycontin instead of starting to wean me off neurontin like he wanted to. I'm disappointed, and like you...
    ... Narcotics make you feel terrible in my opinion. Also neurontin made me act and behave like a bear so I refused to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Vioxx Tylenol

  39. Good laminectomy outcomes wanted (really, all experiences)
    ... t take the pain away, but helps some. I also take neurontin when I get home and again at bedtime. It helps the...
    ... medial facetectomy at L4-L5. I've increased my Neurontin dosage the past few days back to what it was when...
    ... compression. Upshot now is that I've been prescribed neurontin and I'm just waiting to see if the nerve will heal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  40. neurontin withdrawal
    ... Hi Linda, I took neurontin for months at 1200mg a day with no ill effects what...

  41. Now I,m FRUSTRATED(long story)
    ... pain than I care to mention. Started Pain Management, Neurontin 1200mg daily. GP finally sent me to a Neurologist ... vengeance. From then until now, have tried Glucosamine, neurontin and been thru a number of anti-inflammatorys. As it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Diazepam arthrotec

  42. Good Fusion Outcomes Wanted 2
    ... uncomfortable). I think Gabapentin is the generic of Neurontin . I've been taking it since last March. At first...
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  43. Pain has subsided--do I still need surgery?
    ... discechetomy). In another thread I asked about Neurontin , which my Pain Management doc had recommended almost ... surgery if I'm not in pain? I'm concerned that the neurontin is only masking the severity of the situation but ... I feel ok.... I suppose I could stop taking the neurontin and see what happens--I'm actually gearing up to go...

  44. lumbar spinal stenosis & inflammatories
    ... Also, anti-seizure drugs (such as Topamax--I've heard Neurontin is causing depression and suicides on a lawyer ad ... New York; funny thing, my doctor just took me off Neurontin and changed me to Topamax. I actually liked the Neurontin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Duragesic Topamax

  45. Doctor won't prescribe strong narcotics!!!!!
    ... pain will get better in 3-4 years. Right now im on neurontin , darvacet, ultram, and a prescription sleeping pill...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram

  46. Pain Meds?
    ... you do for the neuropathic pain? I have started on Neurontin three different times. The first time I was doing...
    ... did I ever suffer!!!!) Anyway, yes, I have been on Neurontin 400 mg before. However, I have seen on tv that neurontin ... It was basically a lawyer ad, saying this about neurontin . Neurontin causes major constipation, especially ... if taken with opiates. In fact, the Neurontin was worse than the opiates for constipation. However ... the citricel pills; it would NEVER adjust to that Neurontin until I doubled my citricel intake. Then, all of ... a sudden out of the blue, my doctor took me off Neurontin and put me on Topamax (25 mg. day) instead. I never ... felt the Topamax worked as well as Neurontin .(My doc never said why he changed me; could it be...
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  47. Help please...Leg discrepancy of 1 to 1 1/2 inches?????
    ... after COBRA runs out. Today the pain doc gave him Neurontin to take....I'm about leery of anything new since that...
    ... here.) Boaz ~ Has your husband started taking the Neurontin yet? I was prescribed that about a year ago but after...

  48. Attn Dayton :)
    ... definitely don't want one of those! LOL! What about the neurontin ? I mean what do you think? I have been offered it...
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  49. Post-IDET Report
    ... you awake? Ask your neuro/pain mgmt specialist about neurontin . It has deifnitely helped me and they frequently prescribe...
    ... before my IDET I noticed that my pain meds (vicodin, neurontin ) were significantly less effective in keeping the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Vicodin

  50. MPT & Jus ~ question please about injuries?
    ... for 2 weeks and think that may be helping along with Neurontin ...just started that about 5 days ago...I was at the...
    ... for 2 weeks and think that may be helping along with Neurontin ...just started that about 5 days ago...I was at the...
    ... nights doesn't cut it. What is Mobic? I know what neurontin is. I'm currently on quite a few myself...and, am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Flexeril

  51. Headaches/association with Neurontin cessation?
    ... Hi Photogman :) I started taking neurontin (900 mg/day) a month ago but stopped taking after ... describing. I am surprised your doctor told you to stop neurontin cold turkey because my doctor wanted me to taper ... know if your symptoms are directly related to the neurontin , but there are similarities to my symptoms. If your...
    ... heard this from many people, that you should not stop neurontin cold turkey...doing so can cause seizures! I don't...
    ... heard this from many people, that you should not stop neurontin cold turkey...doing so can cause seizures! I don't ... said he felt the headaches are probably due to the neurontin being stopped suddenly. I never had any headaches ... during the whole time I was ON neurontin . But he seems to think it is from stopping it and...
    ... Photogman, I, too, was warned about stopping neurontin suddenly. And I've heard that seizures could be...

  52. Newbie here! Q's about Laminectomy.
    ... is the worst kind of pain I have ever experienced. Neurontin helps some, but many times at night I have to take...

  53. November Surgery's
    ... ever suggested any nerve pain medication's such as neurontin or topamax? The only problem with these medications ... relief, that is if the med works for you. I was taking neurontin for a long time but it did not work for me and I am...
    ... medication if he doctor agrees. I had posted about neurontin and topamax but those med take so long to work and...
    ... and doctor said next we will work on getting off the neurontin . I want off all this stuff! I want this back to...
    ... medication if he doctor agrees. I had posted about neurontin and topamax but those med take so long to work and ... of the other posts that it was the generic form of Neurontin . I still have to give it more time to work I guess...
    ... very welcome. Yes, Gabapentin is the generic form of Neurontin . For some people this medication can take quiet some...
    ... the Norco 10/325. He also does not want to stop the neurontin since I had all that leg pain the other week. What ... it? I sure did, and I already take 1200 mg of the neurontin . It is completely gone now, however. Tomorrow...
    ... medication's. I thought this might happen with the Neurontin . Please let me try and explain this to you. As you ... already know you were prescribed the neurontin for nerve pain. As your doctor stated, you did have...
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  54. 4 months post-op from lumbar spinal fusion and laminectomy
    ... nerve pain are prescribed. I was first prescribed Neurontin prior to my surgery and this med did not help me....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  55. PLIF Post Operative Leg Pain
    ... doctor giving you any nerve pain medication, such as neurontin or topamax? I was taking neurontin prior to my surgery...
    ... Watch out using TOPAMAX!! I was using Neurontin for nerve pain but it gave me insomnia and then the...
    ... most doctor's just don't take the time. I did take neurontin for several months before I took Topamax. The neurontin ... of a weight gain and yes, that is a side effect of neurontin . I just can't figure why they would give that to a...
    ... isn't addictive like Vicoden or Oxy. Also I tried neurontin 2 years ago for nerve pain. It didn't really help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax Tylenol

  56. Need help from JUDE5 or others with access to ENBREL
    ... fusion or ADR my only hope. 7. 6/2003 Started taking Neurontin 900mg tid. Did not think drug was helping until I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel

  57. Failed Fusion
    ... surgery, we trade one type of pain for another. I was on neurontin and decided to go off of it. That is when I realized ... I was having without meds and had it checked out. Neurontin does wonders for nerve pain if you can stand the side...

  58. Newbie has ?'s for the back pros :)
    ... scooter. My current meds are Valium 10 mg 3 times a day, Neurontin 300mg at bedtime, Skelaxin 800mg 3 times a day, Indocin ... 03 2nd ESI 10/03 3rd ESI Current meds: Oxycontin, Neurontin , Indocin, Skelaxin, Valium...
    ... 03 2nd ESI 10/03 3rd ESI Current meds: Oxycontin, Neurontin , Indocin, Skelaxin, Valium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Indocin Oxycontin Skelaxin Valium

  59. Post-Operative Bracing
    ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil

  60. Pedicle screw removal???
    ... manipulation of the nerves during surgery. I have been on Neurontin 1200 mgs daily for about 1 1/2 mos now. I have been ... Anywho, I have noticed that the longer I take the Neurontin the less effective it seems to become (pretty normal ... close to the point of unbearable)and continue with the Neurontin which adds to my suffering with the side effects:...
    ... were block by the hardware. The doctor started me on neurontin (which gave me terrible headaches) and Elavil (which ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    ... growth and my pain was at least tolerable. Boy that Neurontin is something isnt it? I to have the bad headaches ... root decompression 2/14/03 PLIF w/cage L5S1 8/18/03 Neurontin 1200 mg Tylox for pain [This message has been edited...
    ... Hi Angel :) I tried neurontin for two weeks but the headaches were worse than the ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil

  61. spondylolisthesis
    ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil

  62. What happens right after Lumbar Fusion surgery
    ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    ... how do you do that???? My Neuro finally put me on Neurontin (Actually an anti-seizure medication used in epilepsy...
    ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Lortab Morphine

  63. pins & needles, numbness permanent?
    ... damage. I went to pm, had 2 esi's, no relief. I tried neurontin , no help. I want to do something to help myself!!...

  64. nerve damage, tried everything...
    ... Well I've done the esi's, neurontin and surgeries. Is there anything that will help this...

  65. Any pain med suggestions?
    ... Back pain or leg pain? If nerve pain, ask for either Neurontin or Topomax. If anti-inflammatories make you sick, ... under their care, the only thing they gave me was Neurontin and Zanaflex. I have had awful pain now for two years...
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  66. Spouce at witts end.
    ... narcotics. They even prescribe nerve medication's such as neurontin and topamax. And then you have your muscle relaxants...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  67. Trying Topamax and MRI results
    ... Anybody? Anyway, the doctor had originally tried me on Neurontin before the MRI and I was so sick and nauseous I only ... which salesman they like best and he really pushes Neurontin ) but he was willing to let me try. He went to the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Topamax Vicodin

  68. Seeking advice/info on pain meds for spondylolisthesis, esp. re: Neurontin
    ... :) I do not know if I will be able to answer if neurontin can help you prior to fusion. I am 14 months post ... due to spondylolisthesis but I did not start taking neurontin g until recently due to a new development of sciatica ... . I can tell you neurontin did help with the sciatica but it caused terrible ... mitriptyline (Elavil) which is an anti-depressant while the neurontin is an anti-seizure medicine. Amitriptyline has reduced...
    ... I was on Neurontin for the nerve pain for the spondylolysis and spondylolisthe...
    ... I have taken both neurontin and topomax and had side effects from both drugs that ... were annoying enough for me to discontinue use. The neurontin made me severely dizzy and the topomax made my hair...
    ... pounds on Effexor and Prozac so I know I'd gain on Neurontin too . I was glad it made me to nausaus(sp) to take...
    ... I have spondy and was on Neurontin for a couple of months. Didn't like its side effects...
    ... anything that might make me depressed, either. The Neurontin and Topomax seem to be specific for nerve pain, what...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Elavil Topamax Effexor Prozac Naproxen Ultracet

  69. I am home had the prodisc surgery
    ... taking any nerve medication for your legs such as neurontin or topamax? I had started with neurontin prior to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  70. Back Pain Newbie

  71. Hello everyone
    ... Medication-wise, I am taking VicES as needed for pain and Neurontin , 3 caps 3x per day. I am going to start weaning off ... of Neurontin next week...the doc wanted me to keep it going for...
    ... about permanent nerve damage? I see you still take the neurontin so maybe its hard to know if its still there or not...

  72. Arachnoiditis
    ... This is one of the reasons he is wanting to try the neurontin and Elavil to see how I respond to the medication ... joint - March 2003 Sciatica returned 8/03 - Tried Neurontin and Elavil - Eased sciatica but could not tolerate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Percocet

  73. Afraid of Needles
    ... drink some beers and thats about it. I stopped the neurontin , and pt didn't help, made it worse. The shots don...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  74. Back Surgery #3
    ... things that helped me the most were prednisone and neurontin . As you may know, prednisone is dangerous, and I ... take it a few times, but it gave me the most relief. Neurontin only helps certain kinds of pain, but it is great...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Vicodin

  75. Help!!! I need some sleep.
    ... a day. Ultram 3 x's a day. The pm dr prescribed neurontin 200 mg and Zanaflex 8 mgs at bedtime. All this did...
    ... It also did not give much pain relief. As for the neurontin that is prescribed for migraine headaches in hoping ... seizures. My son suffers horribly with migraines and neurontin has not helped him but it has been known to help some...
    ... night and they were not helping. I was taking 600 mgs neurontin , 40 mgs celexa, and 4 mg Zanaflex. I finally asked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram Zanaflex Imitrex Zomig Ambien Celexa Lortab