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  1. See my surgeon tomorrow....?????
    ... up a list so I don't forget any of them due to my Neurontin "brain fog". :) any input is greatly appreciated...
    ... relieving it? Forgive me for not remembering (thank you neurontin !) if you told us already, but have you had any diagnostic...
    ... foot will start to "scuff" after about 10 mins. The Neurontin and Cymbalta help somewhat but some days are still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet lyrica Cymbalta

  2. Another One Bites the Dust
    ... easy. I decided to take all my dopey nerve meds ( neurontin , cymbalta) at night (doc said was ok) and woke up...
    ... about it until I get used to them. My hub has been on neurontin for diabetic neuropathy for many years and he's like...
    ... there maybe it will all level out. Even taking the Neurontin just at night, I'm still pretty goofy all day! I...
    ... including a full day of work today) with only the neurontin and cymbalta at night and one Flexeril (instead of ... three) during the day. Plus if I take the neurontin and cymbalta at about 8pm, I am only mildly stoned...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta Flexeril

  3. Re: Side effects of Lyrica
    ... off very slowly per the doc. He did not start the Neurontin until I had been completely off the Lyrica for 1 week...
    ... before I felt like a human being again. Now I'm on neurontin for a week (100 mg three times a day) and I know it...
    ... on this dose as with Lyrica, though not as bad with neurontin . I too get very lost on these meds, and my sense ... it a chance. I'm going to try the full dose at neurontin at night -- maybe 8pm -- and see how it is when I ... and he says if it works I can try to stop talking neurontin . I tell you, this stuff feels like poison to me. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  4. Just need to vent
    ... Year! Ya know, I'm looking at all these drugs and neurontin , lyrica and topomax are anti-convulsants. Pamelor ... effects and now that my doc upped it to 60 mg, and added neurontin , I feel like I'm taking an appetite suppressant. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Cymbalta lyrica pamelor

  5. Update and Topamax question
    ... find it. I found this medication far easier than neurontin and cymbalta, but that is just me. I hope I can take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax Cymbalta

  6. long term effects of Neurontin
    ... [QUOTE=deb53;3361228]Hi everyone, I'm on Neurontin and worry about long term effects to the kidneys, ... same family of drugs, I'm sure it will the same as Neurontin . Thanks for any info. Deb Deb, that's a very...
    ... negative long term problems at all. I have been on neurontin & lyrica for over 2 yrs now. Neurontin gave me a very...
    ... personally i don't believe that neurontin effects the kidneys as badly as the lyrica can.i have ... kidney and liver disease and when they placed me on neurontin the night of my first c spine surgery as my pain was ... personally had a very bad experience with lyrica but not neurontin at all.no side effects.but everyone is very different...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  7. Justoneofus
    ... for the future, yet still not thrilled about taking neurontin . Still, I tolerate it better than Lyrica, which caused...
    ... better shape than I am now. I skipped a dose of neurontin today because I needed to have a clear head at work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  8. Schragie??
    ... three times a day. I don't know if its Flexeril or neurontin since I started them both the same day but I did take ... this morning. Would I get immediate relief from neurontin ? I'm on 300mg a day. Somehow I think that needs to...
    ... worst enemies, eh? No anaphlactic shock for me from neurontin , just sleepy so far. Between that and the flexiril...
    ... fog, but helps with the spasms. I am betting the Neurontin is making you so foggy and tired, but I understand ... The flexeril has a tad to do with it too, but that Neurontin goes to work on your head right away. It does take ... The doc did give me a script for that after the Neurontin and Lyrica reactions, but I was too afraid to try...
    ... typing away... Oh, well... I gained 25 lbs. on neurontin . Not so cute on my 5'3 frame. It eventually came ... diligent work on my part. I was eating 1200 calories on neurontin and still getting fatter! Argh! Let's just say the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Skelaxin Tylenol Vicodin Vioxx Cymbalta lyrica

  9. Results of my Neuro-surgeon appt
    ... CHATTER-- thanks for your note. I went on Flexiril and Neurontin today and took a 4-hour nap in the afternoon. Haven...
    ... Those meds can be a real adjustment. When I started neurontin , it took me quite a bit to adjust. I take baclofen ... really helped without the side effects I had with neurontin . I wish you smooth adjustment these next few days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta BACLOFEN Topamax

  10. This hasn't been a good day for me :(
    ... this pain for another 1 1/2 months. Even though the Neurontin the free clinic doctor had put me on a few months ... Ultram ER, none of which worked. I'm on 600 mg of Neurontin 3 times a day and it really makes me groggy. If I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Prednisone Tylenol Ultram

  11. Good News
    ... the very least lessen, your nerve pain. I've tried neurontin , lyrica and now I'm on topamax. I love topamax. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Oxycodone Oxycontin Percocet Topamax Tylenol Vicodin lyrica

  12. Cold weather back pain
    ... years ago with no success. I think the flexeril and neurontin are helping. Leg pain was so much more manageable...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Prednisone Medrol

  13. Any of the old gang still here?
    ... some other heath stuff lately. I started back on Neurontin for my leg and foot pain about 6 or 7 weeks ago. ...
    ... remember to deal with your failed fusion. I'm so glad neurontin is working for you! I just tried Lyrica for the squirrels...
    ... in the world, it has been my life preserver. The neurontin (2700 mg a day) had me very disfunctional, forgot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  14. Help! Taking Lyrica and feeling loopy
    ... very well for him. After the lyrica my doc gave me neurontin , did not help at all, then elavil, that stuff worked...
    ... front of the computer and not know what to do. I'm on Neurontin now but can only take it at night as it also makes...
    ... started it at 300 mg a day but I was switching from neurontin (2700 mg a day) so I needed a higher dose. It does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Cymbalta lyrica

  15. Pain is back..what now?
    ... symptoms of the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. The Neurontin and Cymbalta help somewhat but days like today the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  16. 18 days postop Microdiscetomy
    ... local family doctor for pain management. I take four Neurontin a day and by bedtime I usually have taken at least...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  17. Can anyone interpret this?
    ... fearing he'd think I'm some drug addict. He has me on neurontin right now which helps slightly but I still have a...
    ... even take anything because I don't even know if the Neurontin is helping at all, and all those other ones didn't...
    ... allergies) and also a pill for allergies, and the neurontin for my back which doesn't seem to be helping. I wonder ... certain back problems and when they can't. Maybe the neurontin would help for certain back problems but maybe not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Prednisone Tylenol Ultram

  18. Has anyone taken Lyrica for nerve pain after back surgery?
    ... to calm your sciatic nerve? Some common ones are neurontin , lyrica and topamax. I started out on neurontin,...
    ... Hi Mew, I have tried lyrica, neurontin & elavil. They either didn't work for me or the side...
    ... was going. Also some tremors. They switched me to Neurontin and I do a little better with that although I can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica Elavil Cymbalta

  19. Results from Sympathetic nerve block
    ... relief......have tried lots of meds, currently on Neurontin and Cymbalta, also numerous pain meds.....tried Sympathetic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  20. Update - 5 wks after laminectomy/discectomy
    ... tried ESI's x2 with me and various meds....Lyrica, Neurontin , Ultram, Percocet, Cymbalta. Unfortunately a lot of ... meds do not agree with me but a low dose of Neurontin has helped somewhat. Have they tried you on any of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Ultram Cymbalta lyrica

  21. Nerve Pain.....Bad Mood
    ... me to eat lol. But I like that betteer than the neurontin and lyrica that both casued me to gaine ten lbs in...
    ... surgeon said the topomax isn't as clean as lyrica or neurontin and they usually prefer those, but if you have to...
    ... me to eat lol. But I like that betteer than the neurontin and lyrica that both casued me to gaine ten lbs in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax lyrica Lortab Morphine Oxycontin Vicodin Topamax

  22. Topamax Question
    ... few months - maybe 4? It's been much better than neurontin for me. I (unfortunately?) haven't lost a bunch of...
    ... lol. But I dont have the weight gain that lyrica and neurontin does or the brain fog but it does affect my memory...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  23. Someone please help.. I'M GOING CRAZY
    ... Have your dr.s tried you on any nerve meds? Like Neurontin (gabapentin, generic name)? Or Lyrica? If not, ask...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica gabapentin

  24. Post-Surgical Neuritis? What's up with that?
    ... had the serious adverse reactions to the Lyrica and Neurontin , they had considered trying me on the Cymbalta (but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Vicodin Cymbalta lyrica

  25. I thought this brace nonsense was over!
    ... surgery my hip kept giving me problems as well. The neurontin helped tremendously for that and other issues as well...

  26. Original Pain after Double Flexible Fusion
    ... fierce and all over my lower legs and feet. Doc Rx Neurontin and we upped the dose and my oxy dose until I got...

  27. Just had Laminectomy and Discectomy - Questions
    ... both sides...buttock, thigh, calf and feet. I take Neurontin (med for nerve pain) and that has helped somewhat...

  28. Hi Moldova
    ... parents suffer. My nerve pain is somewhat better on the Neurontin . They still can't figure out why I have nerve pain...

  29. Pepper !!
    ... this meds helps me with neuropathy pain more than Neurontin or Lurica ever did. And no side effects, and no weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Keppra

  30. Neuro consult...pain
    ... me because they think I'm looney:)I'm actually on Neurontin and Cymbalta. I think the Neurontin has helped a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  31. Update..Cymbalta...CRPS
    ... scheduled for Dec. 5th. I am having some relief from the Neurontin and I'm not even on a maintenance dose so I'll continue...
    ... deal with the pain well enough so I was switched to Neurontin . Just an FYI - and you may well know this - coming...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  32. Spoke to the surgeon again...
    ... its just neuropathy from the nerve healing. I tried Neurontin . Neurontin didn't work. I saw the surgeon. He finally ... compressed for so long, I saw the surgeon. I've been on Neurontin again, no relief, and was fully expecting to be told ... to increase the Neurontin dose again, make an appointment to see him, and then ... next month or so. But, alas no. He said, stop the neurontin to see if that makes a difference Call him again in...

  33. First time Neurontin user, what can I expect?
    ... I was just taking Neurontin at night to help me get to sleep with pain and it...
    ... insurance company to buy. My pain doctor switched me to neurontin , and I would have to say it is working excellent. ... lyrica might have reduced the pain about 10 to 15%, neurontin has dropped it at least 50%. My legs and foot feel ... most of the afternoon yawning. Once I switched to neurontin , that went away. The affects of neurontin vs. lyrica ... seem to be confirmed when recently I ran out of neurontin and switched to lyrica for a few days, the pain in ... afternoon. I would have to say I am quite happy with neurontin , I also do not notice any side effects. As for your...
    ... I take Neurontin as well, and it works great for me. When I first...
    ... I was on Neurontin for 26 months and found that it did nothing for me...
    ... I've been taking the Neurontin for almost three months and it still makes me sleepy ... out for two hours and when I wake up I then take the Neurontin and knock out again then take one Topamax which not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Norco Topamax

  34. New with a question/How do you sleep?
    ... husband also says that I moan alot at night. I take Neurontin ( gabapentin, generic name) for the leg pain, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: gabapentin

  35. SI Joint Injection Wednesday, med precaustions?
    ... etc. without it causing a problem. As for the neurontin , there isn't any reason your pm should object to you...
    ... agree that the neurologist would have said not to take neurontin if he were concerned, but rather than trust them to...
    ... Ginger, Hope your injection went well. About the Neurontin .....It has helped me alot. The only downside is that...

  36. If The Good Times Are All Gone....
    ... exisitng fusion. I am left with a palliative plan to use neurontin , pain meds, PT, and epidurals to deal with this for...
    ... and I can't hardly stand it. I'm also back on the neurontin , and atleast it's helping my leg pains. Is it helping...
    ... sure it's that disc causing you pain? Yes, the Neurontin is taking the egde off of the sciatic pain and really ... 4 years now. What fun. I am so glad there is neurontin because I tolerate it well with no gross side effects...
    ... say that taking a low dose of nortripatline with the neurontin makes it work a lot better. I can't vouch for it ... ... neurontin didn't work at all for me, and I was at 6oomg 3x a...

  37. update...sympathetic nerve block??
    ... pain is still screeching at me. He started me on Neurontin (stopped the Lyrica since I can't take it and work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  38. update and questions from first ESI
    ... the decompression was insufficient and after using neurontin , to no success, and another scan, I tried oral steroids...

  39. MRI w/contrast & Topamax question
    ... on Topamax for a few months after about 9 months on neurontin . It really does help with my nerve pain. It does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  40. Burning pain...any relief?
    ... I had burning in both feet, and the dr. put me on neurontin (gabapentin) and it worked wonders for me. My problems...
    ... persists I might make that call a bit earlier. I'm on Neurontin at the moment. But have only just moved up to 1200mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: gabapentin

  41. Finally......RELIEF
    ... surgeon again in a week or so (just before my box of neurontin runs out) so hopefully I'll be in to see him before...

  42. Comfort At the Computer
    ... year of this latest round of events before I was on Neurontin I could not sleep lying down the pain was excruciating...

  43. Moldova....Are you okay?
    ... neuropathy pain) works so much better than Lurica or Neurontin . I was taking Neurontin for such a long time and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Keppra

  44. Back home... Update
    ... to have unsucsessful results.:) PM took me off Neurontin and put me on Percocet long release and on Keppra...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Keppra Percocet

  45. Fusion and meds you cant take
    ... magic and I can take it with my meds, Norco, dilaudid, Neurontin and the Topamax. Ask your doctor and if your a chronic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Topamax dilaudid amerge

  46. Suggestions Please!!!
    ... forgot to mention that I am on meds for the tingling ( Neurontin ) sometimes it works and sometimes it does not but...

  47. Post-Microdiscectomy Question
    ... hardly any time at all without major pain. I'm taking Neurontin 3x a day and an 800 mg Ibuprofen to boot. It seems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen

  48. Post-op appointment
    ... So, like after my first operation, we're trying the Neurontin again and just hoping for some more improvement over ... just nerve "memory", or something. Anyhow, so its Neurontin for a month then we meet again, and I guess we will...
    ... seizure meds to treat the pain. Make sure your Neurontin dosage is high enough I take 1600 mg at bedtime and...
    ... repeated/new problems... I'm not sure about the Neurontin . Last time (when there was still a prob after the...

  49. losing mobility
    ... leg and I get nerve pain every day. Thank God for Neurontin it has been a Godsend. My friend said to me the...

  50. Frustrated with my surgeon's office
    ... told them lyrica probably wouldn't work with me since neurontin didn't well she wanted me to try it anyway, they said...
    ... Too bloody bad. First of all both Lyrica and Neurontin rely heavilly on the proper dosage to ensure pain ... relief. I did not get any pain relief from Neurontin until I was taking 1600 mg. Then my pain relief was ... considerable. I take 300 Neurontin in the morning and a combination at night of 1500 ... Neurontin and 100 Topamax. Yes you can use Neurontin and Topamax together with excellent results. What...
    ... in teh world till I started having problems. The neurontin and the lyrica makes me brain dead where I cant' function...
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  51. Piriformis Syndrome
    ... had tried lyrica - baaaaad news. Was on the max of neurontin and that must have helped a bit because when I tried...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine lyrica

  52. Steriod shots after fusion
    ... trouble. I am currently switching over from Lyrica to Neurontin , so we'll see if that helps. Thanks...
    ... trouble. I am currently switching over from Lyrica to Neurontin , so we'll see if that helps. Thanks I haven't ... pain worse! I also tried a pretty high dose of Neurontin (1800mg/day) that also did nothing for me. There ... are a few old threads about neurontin on this site you might want to look up. most of the ... people who had neurontin work for them also took it in conjunction with a low...
    ... do help some people. Topamax has helped me a lot. Neurontin did not help me, but it does some folks. It's hard...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Topamax

  53. Pamelor/Nortriptyline........................Cym balta??
    ... and that passed. I cant' take the dang lyrica or neurontin I just can't....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  54. In Need of opinions
    ... unbearable, so they tried to put me on nerve meds, Neurontin and Lyrica. But I was one of those that suffered...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  55. I am in trouble - who can suggest anything...
    ... that seem to work for me, in the morning I take two Neurontin and two hours later 2 Norco. I found that neither...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Norco Vicodin

  56. Appt Update
    ... only on 10mg 3 times a day but I was also on 2700 mg neurontin too. I'm so sorry you can't get the relief that the ... neurontin gives. I'm crossing my fingers that the pamalor will...

  57. 8 months out Dr update
    ... sucess levels on major spinal surgeries. I wonder if Neurontin or Lurica may be helpful for you of neuropathy pain...

  58. severe right leg pain
    ... Have you tried any nerve pain meds, such as Neurontin , Lyrica, Cymbalta? Not a cure, but can often counter...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  59. Increased Pain After Laminectomy Surgery
    ... like you, the pain had progressed). I was put on Neurontin for 4 weeks, and only when I had no relief at all...

  60. Help
    ... pains to like with spine problems, lyrica topomax and neurontin are frequent ones we hear around here....
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  61. Looking for POOBY from Toronto.
    ... MRI. Are you on any of the seizure meds eg: lyrica, neurontin , topamax...ect Have not found that Wasser does...
    ... he offered me was a trial of different drugs-- e.g. neurontin and the opiates. After a few treatments, he suggested...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica Nortriptyline

  62. Update Surgeon didn't want to see me
    ... from the free clinic for the therapy. Thankfuly the neurontin is doing some good.. The 900 mgs 3 times a day has...

  63. Diagnosed with Discogenic Disease
    ... Codeine wasn't working, so he said he'd put me on Neurontin , but I'll have to wait to get it through a patient...
    ... sciatic pain, but it doesnt help everyone. I think Neurontin is med for nerve pain, so I really hope that it helps...
    ... a scheduled appointment though. He prescribed the neurontin and I'm waiting to get the paperwork in the mail from...
    ... was a few months ago. I really hope too that the neurontin helps. I'm about at my wit's end because I've had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Prednisone Tylenol Ultram Ibuprofen

  64. started Lyrica.....spaced out
    ... more though since its not helping my pain. i'm on neurontin 300 am and pm, but he says he wants to switch me to...
    ... was on Lyrica for 10 mos and was switched back to Neurontin with no problems whatsoever....
    ... you have mentioned. In fact I have switched back to Neurontin because of the sedative effect it has. My most severe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Aspirin

  65. A year later.. As good as it gets??
    ... tried anything else other than lyrica like topomax or neurontin ?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  66. Sorry I haven't been here...
    ... Did they adviced water pills? Are you on Neurontin by any chanse? this meds gives type of side effects...

  67. Update on Drpepper4133
    ... right but not the left. They put me on 2700 mg of Neurontin and I'm to continue 2400 of Ibuprofen. I should receive...
    ... right but not the left. They put me on 2700 mg of Neurontin and I'm to continue 2400 of Ibuprofen. I should receive ... SPINE IS CAUSING THE NERVE TO DO THIS. I was on Neurontin for a few days, and could see I was having less pain...
    ... cane for 18 month already since surgery. I am on Neurontin also, but all the symptoms are still there, not as...
    ... right but not the left. They put me on 2700 mg of Neurontin and I'm to continue 2400 of Ibuprofen. I should receive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen

  68. Uh-oh
    ... almost I just hate the side effects. When I took the neurontin before I was out of my mind loopy, couldn't drive...
    ... without making you loopy. I know hoe I was on the neurontin , loopy was a good day for me on that, lol. Hang...
    ... She had told me last time that I might have to try neurontin .... But I am on my own here and have to be able...
    ... Man, this sucks. But, I do not want to go back on neurontin . So we'll see what happens....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Oxycontin Robaxin

  69. Lyrica side effects
    ... as high as he woufl go but because I was on 2700 mg neurontin a day he had to start me off at a high lyrica dose...
    ... insulin dependent diabetic and it works much better than neurontin ever did....
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  70. Calling A New Dr. now
    ... more meds for neuropathy pain than just Lurica and Neurontin , that they usually use more than one med. to contol...

  71. car accident - chronic neck and back pain
    ... on narcotics, flexeril, celexa and xanax. I was on neurontin for a few months but I felt it really did nothing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Flexeril Prednisone Xanax

  72. Pepper, Was it You That Took Lyrica?
    ... with very serious adverse side effects. Same with Neurontin . I was never told it would help for muscle pain...
    ... of month, but it did not help me at all. I was on Neurontin for a long time until i realized I had side effect ... others. Personaly, i did know any besides Lurica and Neurontin ....
    ... take lyrica, 450 mgs. a day. It replaced 2700 mg. of neurontin a day. I can't sing it's praises loud enough. I will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Lortab

  73. Had back surgery June 27/Spondylolisthesis and 2 fushions
    ... something for you to ask and try. Most common of ones are Neurontin , Lyrica (sister rx to Neurontin), Cymbalta, Topamax...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax Cymbalta lyrica

  74. Hard time walking due to foot issues
    ... effect is that they treat nerve pain quite well. Neurontin , Topomax, Lyrica. THese are three of the ones that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  75. 8 weeks post op from ALIF...still in pain
    ... Has your doctor offered to try you on Lyrica or Neurontin (nerve meds) to see if they help with your nerve pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica