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  1. Doc says hes never heard of my kind of pain before!
    ... have three hernited discs in my neck, I was put on neurontin and that has made the pain bearable. I think we need...

  2. MRI Results and My Symptoms, PLEASE HELP!
    ... pain meds, and went in and asked for cymbalta and neurontin . The doctor's like that's a good idea. Why did I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Cymbalta

  3. Newbie - 3 Level Cervical ADR
    ... and other meds I have to wean off of at some point - Neurontin , etc.), which didn't work well for the headaches prior...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fioricet Imitrex Vicodin

  4. Physcial Therapist dumped me!
    ... now I take 1/2 of a 25 mg elavil in the AM, 900 mg neurontin between 4 PM - 9 PM plus a 25 mg elavil at bedtime...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil

  5. Anyone have arthritis in the back with cysts at the joints?
    ... been for a little while now) tramadol and gabopentin ( neurontin ) and lidocaine patches (for about a month now). I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  6. Update
    ... can try you on a NERVE medication such as Cymbalta, Neurontin , Lyrica, etc.. there are several others out there ... and us spineys too! I am allergic to Lyrica and Neurontin .. and we found out by my taking them. I have Cymbalta...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  7. Having a BAD day!
    ... for myself. As you know.. Im allergic to Lyrica and Neurontin ... yikes! Carol, make sure your family is aware ... you are feeling is what I felt with the Lyrica and Neurontin .. EXTREME fatigue, muscle weakness, not able to even ... crap was getting out of my system and I only took the Neurontin for 2 days and Lyrica.. Just one dose! Keep your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  8. San Diego Folks (Anyone actually):Questions and Massive Head/neck pain
    ... Still, my battle was 24/7 fighting the headaches. Neurontin (2700 mg daily) was my biggest help, but also took...
    ... Still, my battle was 24/7 fighting the headaches. Neurontin (2700 mg daily) was my biggest help, but also took...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fioricet Imitrex Indocin Soma Topamax Vicodin

  9. Help Too Much Weight Gain!!!
    ... ON. I AM JUST PLAIN FED UP. STARTING OFF I WAS ON NEURONTIN AND GRADUALLY UPPED TO 600 MG 3XDAY, IT NEVER HELPED...
    ... 35 pounds since my sept. fusion surgery. I was on Neurontin from July 2006 until Feb. 2007. The weight crept...
    ... never been so heavy in my life!!!! I take 1200mg Neurontin which i stared quite recently and just waitin to see...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  10. Topamax
    ... here that is taking Topamax for nerve pain?I took Neurontin for over a year and now have been on Lyrica since...
    ... WEEKS AND GAINED ABOUT 20LBS. i WAS PREVIOUSLY ON NEURONTIN AND THE WEIGHT GAIN WAS NOT AS RAPID. tHIS MESS IS...
    ... have to get weaned off the Lyrica like I did with the Neurontin . I need to lose the extra weight and if Topamax...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica Elavil

  11. pain while sleeping in the bed--recliner ok?
    ... so much by suggesting I call the dr. and ask about neurontin , which I knew nothing about before. He put me on ... I have to walk/shuffle for an hour, take advil, neurontin , valium, all at one time before I can get moving....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  12. dynesys
    ... that it could be used for this too. Kind of like neurontin is an anti-seizure med but has been found useful for...

  13. pain meds for back pain
    ... pain meds. but do I know what you mean about that neurontin , I was on it first and it did not even touch the nerve...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Percocet Tramadol Ultram Valium lyrica gabapentin

  14. Cured without surgery
    ... only thing that I believe is helping marginally is neurontin for the nerve pain. There's nothing for my body...

  15. Coming off medicine
    ... will pay for the medication. When I was first put on Neurontin for nerve pain, my doctor said it was something I...

  16. Had to go to ER tonight!
    ... as I practically! You may have to go back to the Neurontin .. at least that wasnt making your heart race like ... system better that won't make you feel loopy like the Neurontin made you feel. Hang in there gal! Spring has sprung...

  17. post op newbie with question/needs a little help
    ... You should ask for a codine pain drug and Lyrica or neurontin for nerve pain...I can confirm you that nerve pain...
    ... You should ask for a codine pain drug and Lyrica or neurontin for nerve pain...I can confirm you that nerve pain...
    ... really need something stronger. They are calling in Neurontin (?) for the nerve pain. I never had it but am willing...
    ... I'm glad you're getting some help and hope the Neurontin works well for you. I haven't taken it, but I've...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica aleve

  18. First of many changes to come, could use a lil input please?
    ... week on it, the first week was the transition from neurontin to lyrica. I'm probably feeling the full effect of ... so maybe 2-3 weeks. I was on a pretty heavy dose of neurontin so I'm thinking it took a lil while to get all of...
    ... thats the reason for the good mood. Were you taking neurontin before, I can't remember. Boy doesn't that sentence...
    ... do believe it has to build up in your system like neurontin does. Hang in there! don't giveup the ship yet. ...
    ... Carol I'm 15 mos out from my fusion. Neurontin was really hard to take. I felt stoned all the time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  19. Husband having problems dealing with my long term back pain
    ... being sick and now get to do it again. 300 mg of neurontin 3 time a day to be upped slowly to 3600 mg a day....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone

  20. Another restless night
    ... nightly sleep as possible. Between the Ambien and the Neurontin I went out like a light for 6-8 hours! I never woke...
    ... nerve pain knifes me again and wakes me. I take two Neurontin , two Vicodin and Ultram and that only buys me about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Tylenol Ultram Vicodin

  21. Esi wearing off already!
    ... then what. I am already on lyrica and no longer on neurontin . From what I understand there is no nerve compression...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  22. help
    ... nerve pain from shingles, I believe. I find that the Neurontin works better. Not great, but better. I'm also taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  23. Not a horrible day for a change
    ... have you felt drugged on the Lyrica like you did not neurontin ??...
    ... have you felt drugged on the Lyrica like you did not neurontin ?? I also have Narcolepsy (Severe Excessive Daytime...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Percocet Ritalin

  24. Nerves...............GO AWAY!!.......Elvail
    ... out of my big toe most often. I was allergic to neurontin and lyrica so I had to tough it out on my own. When...
    ... never land and I can't imagine adding the elvail or neurontin based on what reading I have done. I will have to...
    ... weeks. For me, flexaril made my really sleepy. Neurontin put me in a walking coma. Not kidding - scared my...
    ... Dear DDP, I have been on the gabapenitn( neurontin ) since pre surgery and Cymbalta since week and a half ... I really need that new bed!!! As far as taking the Neurontin and Cymbalta TA 20 mg once am and once pm together...
    ... there may be some bumps in adjusting. I took Neurontin and had some side effects. I was clumsy, had trouble...
    ... party. I just wish they did not invite me. ;) The Neurontin sounds like it makes you really sleepy and in a fog...
    ... patches, I didn't even notice any decrease in pain. Neurontin was finally tried and for me, it was the best thing...
    ... I too can't imagine not taking Neurontin (Gabapentin is the generic) for the nerve pain. It...
    ... cymbalta. I am just not sure about the side effects of neurontin , lyrica, or elvail; however, if he wants me on it...
    ... pain for over a year now. When I took the 2700mg of neurontin it helped alot but not completley, still have some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Prednisone Cymbalta lyrica Flexeril Percocet gabapentin Vicodin

  25. what age is too young for surgery?
    ... High doses of Oxycodone, DURAGESIC (fentanyl patch), neurontin and oh my gosh so many other medications for almost...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Fentanyl Methadone Oxycodone Soma

  26. Lyrica Side Effects
    ... moments. I attributed it to to fact that I have been on Neurontin for a year. Last month I stopped taking my HRT...
    ... I take Lyrcia as well, tried Neurontin first but it made me throw up. Since being on Lyrcia...
    ... COLOR="SeaGreen"]HI, I just switched from 2700 mg neurontin a day to 300 mg lyrica a day, My head is not in the...
    ... than that and the pain starts up. When I was on Neurontin I only took 1600 mg at bedtime. The one thing...
    ... sure hope so. You have to remember I was on 2700 neurontin a day for over a year. I have always had a high tolerance...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Cymbalta

  27. So what happens now?
    ... people can't take it. I had horrible side effects with neurontin , and some have those type side effects with topamax...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  28. Final Doctor Visit - Not What I Wanted To Hear
    ... medial branch nerve block, and had me on 1600 mg of Neurontin daily. When that wasn't doing much other than making ... has actually been more helpful. He took me off the Neurontin , and he's got me on the tens unit and Lyrica. We...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Cymbalta lyrica

  29. How do you go to work in so much pain?
    ... I am now taking lyrica 75mg at bedtime, I was on neurontin but it did not touch my pain. My worker comp doc is...
    ... Rachel, How high of a dose of Neurontin did they have you on? The Lyrica didn't help me so ... add another med to supliment your Lyrica. Maybe the Neurontin didn't work for you because the dose was too small...
    ... Usta, I was on 600mg of neurontin 3x a day and intially on the lyrica 25mg and now its...
    ... through. I tried to go back to work, but given all the Neurontin and other meds I was on, it was impossible to function...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Cymbalta gabapentin

  30. Options?
    ... been noticing sometimes when I'm standing. I'm on Neurontin , 1200 mg/day and will be increasing this. He's...

  31. Problems with Dr.'s
    ... the lyrica isn't really helping anymore than the neurontin did, actually i'm more clear headed now but in more ... pain so I think I like the neurontin at this point. I'm starting on Cymbalta in the next...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  32. Back Pain - Right side - In the Middle
    ... middle back and the hip. My doctor prescribed some Neurontin and it has helped some, but I still have the pain...

  33. pain worse when lying down?
    ... became a nightmare and sleep non existent. Gabapentin ( Neurontin ) taken at bedtime finally gave me some relief and...
    ... know that I'll be going to bed. I am on gabapentin ( neurontin ) and cymbalta for nerve pain. It hasn't taken it away...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica gabapentin Cymbalta

  34. Hip Pain Has Developed
    ... like a stretch, catching pain. My doctor prescribed Neurontin , and the pain subsided. Good luck to you and I...

  35. Question for those that have had an ALIF fusion?
    ... down only seemed to make it worse. I started taking Neurontin but that only took the edge off. I had some Suboxone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram suboxone

  36. Yvette ...... you are doing too much
    ... worse than my left. I have gotten some relief from Neurontin and Ultram and Vicodin (all in tandem). My disability...
    ... worse than my left. I have gotten some relief from Neurontin and Ultram and Vicodin (all in tandem). My disability...
    ... until a few months after surgery. I went off the Neurontin so that may be why I am feeling the nerve pain. Maybe ... it never went away. Maybe the Neurontin was masking the pain. Who knows. I'm lucky that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram Vicodin

  37. Cant sleep tonight
    ... and the hip pain is just debilitating. I tried the Neurontin but it didn't really help. I made me a triple mix...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram Vicodin suboxone

  38. Walking
    ... will say one thing that the anti-seizure medications ( Neurontin , Lyrica, Topamax) can do wonders for nerve pain and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  39. Question about Neurontin
    ... taking anything else that might interact with the neurontin ? I'm very allergic to neurontin and *can not* take...
    ... Hi I am on the same amount of Neurontin as yourself an i have had abit of a roller coaster...
    ... Sherry and jvirtue: While reading the pdf file on neurontin it also list the side effects that Sherry has as adverse...
    ... [COLOR="SeaGreen"]Hi, I have been taking neurontin for over a year now. It did mess with my concentration...
    ... cysts you're referencing, but I've had experience with Neurontin . Like others said, I'd think staying in touch with ... about how it's affecting you is pretty important. Neurontin is something they prescribe in hopes of giving you...
    ... My family calls Neurontin "morontin" because of how goofy I could be on it.I ... have switched from 2400mgs of Neurontin at night to 150mg of Lyrica 2 times a day. I am functioning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  40. Went to pt and md today
    ... pain meds are not touchung the nerve pain. I was on neurontin before 600mg 3 times a day and it did not work and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  41. Hello all, had first follow up post surg today
    ... doctor said the almost same things. Put me on the Neurontin . Told me the percocet will not help unless I have...
    ... the weight gain that I will continue to blame on the neurontin , (Gapaben.) The hair loss I could deal with, share...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  42. So Much Pain
    ... day. Tomorrow is six months post op. I guess the Neurontin was helping that pain although it was causing swelling...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline

  43. weight loss after surgery
    ... back. It is due to less activity, eating more and Neurontin ....
    ... back. It is due to less activity, eating more and Neurontin . Hessie, one of the main reasons I want to get ... Sorry if I seem nosey, just very curious. I think the neurontin generic gab. has been a lot of my problem this time ... suffering the siatica thing because you're on the neurontin ? Usta:)...
    ... own pity party and what I am eating. I have been on Neurontin for a year and a half, I can't blame the weight gain...
    ... Sorry if I seem nosey, just very curious. I think the neurontin generic gab. has been a lot of my problem this time ... suffering the siatica thing because you're on the neurontin ? Usta:) Hi, I was 355lbs and got down to 190lbs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Amitriptyline gabapentin

  44. New meds question
    ... I have been in the process of changing over from neurontin to lyrica, well I'm on 100mg 3 times a day for a few...
    ... might be a bit longer than a week to get rid of the neurontin effects and get fully on the lyrica, but boy I didn...
    ... you better. You were on a pretty high dose of the Neurontin and it might just be a bit for the Lyrica to do it...
    ... been in a living hell since. I was tapered off of the neurontin because it did not help, but this lyrica for me is...
    ... and I think the Lyrica is much better on me than the neurontin , I can remember my name now, hehe. Seriously I feel...
    ... through so much thel last few days. My PA just upped my neurontin (gabap) from 600mg 3x a day to 900mg 3x a day ,kept...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Cymbalta

  45. Bad pain in legs
    ... maybe she is tired of me. She did wean me off the neurontin and started me on lyrica last week and i have no results...
    ... would suggest you ask if you can RETURN to taking the Neurontin , or increase the Lyrica, or SOMETHING. Tell them...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  46. Does Gabapentin make you tired?
    ... How long have you been taking the Neurontin ? I know when I first started taking it the first ... the 3rd - 4th week the side effects had gone away. Neurontin really helped take that bite off the nerve pain but ... pain became stronger. I started out with 1200 mg of Neurontin and over a year and a half the dosage ended up double...
    ... Yes, I was tired with neurontin too. it did not help my nerve pain though. And just...
    ... SeaGreen"]Hi everyone, I had terrible memory loss on the neurontin , hard time concentrating, dizziness(got used to it ... pretty quick. SCARED me half to death. I've been on neurontin for over a year, started at 1500 mg ended up on 2700 ... can' say so far I'm feeling more nerve pain than the neurontin but I'm hoping that will level off and improve once...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica desyrel

  47. lower back/butt pain no relief - alt solutions?
    ... Thanks. A neurologist whom I earlier saw recommended Neurontin but I am already taking two antidepressants. Good...

  48. Ok, post surg folks, nerve pain waking up...
    ... Usta, are you on any type of nerve pain med, like neurontin or lyrica? If not, ask your dr. about it. The neurontin...
    ... week post op, the bad leg cramps began. I tried Neurontin & Lyrica.. and seem to be allergic, soooo I had to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  49. Advice About Gabapentin
    ... Gabapentin is simular to Neurontin , both are used to calm down the nervous system therefore...
    ... with these either, Gabapentin is a generic form of neurontin . I ask my doctor to give somthing for my pain other...
    ... Hi Sherry, I was on gabapentin ( neurontin ) for several months and was eventually ramped up to...
    ... while on this med. Does anyone know why? Usta Neurontin (Gabapentin) is also prescriped for epilepsy. Most...
    Medications also discussed in this post: gabapentin Morphine

  50. 6 mos post op fusion and pain
    ... Hi, Finally weaned off the Neurontin . Now I am getting the pain down my calf and foot ... that I got before the fusion surgery. I had been on Neurontin for about 9 months. Guess it was helping the nerve...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Flexeril Skelaxin

  51. Worse AFTER Epi? Any ideas?
    ... allergic reaction to "something". Ok. He put me on Neurontin and Ms Contin. By Tues night, i was getting shooting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  52. Lyrica?
    ... either allergic or hyper sensitive to both Lyrica and Neurontin . I had extreme muscle weakness to the point I had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  53. So Tired of This Back thing Already "HELP"
    ... start. Right now I'm taking Vicodin 5/500mg along with Neurontin 300mg 3x a day which I really feel neither are doing...
    ... start. Right now I'm taking Vicodin 5/500mg along with Neurontin 300mg 3x a day which I really feel neither are doing...
    ... nerve pain that comes and goes, since I can not take Neurontin or Lyrica. I have been told now by two surgeons,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Skelaxin lyrica

  54. Twitching with meds?
    ... my neck. I am also on soma at bedtime and still the neurontin , I am tapering down. I am wondring if I am not tapering...
    ... to more weight gain, I already gained 15 lbs on the neurontin and prednisone. Well, usta thanks for the response...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Prozac Soma lyrica Prednisone

  55. Will Pain Every Go Away
    ... Demerol 100mg 4 Times A Day And I Am Weaning Off Of The Neurontin And Is Suppose To Start The Lyrica Next Week. I Hope...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol lyrica

  56. Officially starting my new career next week....
    ... but tolerable as long as I keep up the meds (3x300 neurontin and 2x25 elavil) and stretch at least once an hour...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil

  57. Continuing Pain
    ... leg/buttock that so many on here do. Also I was on neurontin for several weeks and failed to see any difference...

  58. Gabapentin
    ... have an adverse reaction. I was on gabapentin ( Neurontin ) for over a year and was up to 1600 mg taken at bedtime...
    ... I'm sorry, but I disagree with most of you. Neurontin (gabapentin) was a pain for me. First of all, I ended...
    ... [COLOR="DarkOrchid"]HI, Sherry, I have been on neurontin for over a year now, I'm on 2700 mg a day, I can't ... day but I went from IV steroids in the hospital to neurontin so I could go home(can't do IV roids for very long ... am having some problems with my spine again and the neurontin isn't working too 100% right now, but it is still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica gabapentin Topamax

  59. Electric shock feeling in foot
    ... surgery. Any ideas? I'm still being weaned off the Neurontin . I'm down to one a day instead of 6. I weaned off...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  60. Schragie - Q&A of sciatica flares
    ... tonite and see if it helps or makes things worse. The Neurontin & Lyrica 2 weeks post surgery, made things much worse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Skelaxin Vicodin Cymbalta lyrica

  61. Having a bad time!
    ... include allergies as well. I can't take Gabapentin ( Neurontin here in US) or it's new sister drug called Lyrica...
    ... fortunately, I also, have sensitivites to medications. The neurontin seemed good..helped a bit, but it made me stupid....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Cymbalta lyrica gabapentin

  62. after surgery
    ... I started gaining again. I know the high dosage of neurontin has me wanting to eat 24-7, I fight it but sometimes...

  63. L3 Esi
    ... coming up - mostly bile. Right now I'm on 1200 mg of neurontin daily and did take my last dose for the day last night...
    ... THAT, MY FRIEND, IS MAJOR! She said to stay on the Neurontin for another week to see if it holds true and then...

  64. Lyrica, oh dear-i-ca!
    ... dosage my nerve pain is greatly diminished. I was on Neurontin for a year before I was switched to Lyrica. Neurontin ... neurologist and he switched me to Lyrica because the Neurontin side effects were such that I could only take it at...
    ... didn't have all of the side effects as I did with neurontin , and I tried two others also without success, while...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  65. Cymbalta, anyone?
    ... your mental retention, memory, etc? I can't take neurontin or lyrica cuz of the serious side effects to the point...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Cymbalta lyrica

  66. To all the fusion folks:confused:
    ... killed me. My Dr. said it was nerve pain. He rx'd me Neurontin . It was like a miracle worker. I would say within ... where the amatryptline (sp) came in handy. I took neurontin for about 17 months and have now weaned off of it...
    ... usually is bad at night so I pop a Percocet. I was on Neurontin before and after surgery so maybe that is why I didn...
    ... day or two before I went hom, they then put me on neurontin I started out on 1500 mg a day and it has increased...
    ... fifteen SECONDS for up to 8 hours at a stretch. Hideous. Neurontin was a god send, even if it did short out my short...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  67. Thought I was on the road to less pain.
    ... cut it. I just realized I am being weaned off the Neurontin . Maybe that is why the pain is worse. Who knows...
    ... my prayers! Do you think they'd stop tapering the Neurontin to see if that makes a difference? Is there a reason...
    ... I like Emily am wondering if the decrease in the Neurontin is bringing back the pain? I have been pretty lucky ... I'm a little over two years post op, and took the neurontin for about 17(?) months before being able to wean off...
    ... The Neurontin is causing my body to swell. Can't even move my wedding...
    ... with. Makes you wonder huh. I have heard that Neurontin causes weight gain, ect. and I have put on a few...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  68. I'm In Big Trouble I Think!
    ... fused in my back. I know that you can't take the Neurontin or Lyrica right? I sure hope that they can give you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  69. News from Suzy-Q - Fusing!
    ... as yet. Once again, I am to try backing off of the neurontin (now down to 1800 mg/day from 3600) just to test the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  70. I had my 8 week post op visit today!!!! Good or bad news?!?
    ... pretty good (knock wood). I'm being weaned off the Neurontin so I think that is making it better. I think it is...

  71. Failed back surgery I'm not sure and not sure what to do next?
    ... from permanent nerve damage, it's no picnic. I'm on neurontin for the pain and probably will be for a long long...
    ... cold spell will last until next week. I tried the Neurontin and it made me all dizzy and spacey. So even broke...

  72. dr pepper here five days out l5/s1
    ... to be moving right along for you. I can't remember ( neurontin moment) are you in a brace? I had to have help with...

  73. pain meds and surgery
    ... I was on oxycontin and neurontin before surgery and was allowed to take it the morning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin

  74. My History - RE: Having a Problem, Any Advice?
    ... cut on L2-S1. Nerve compression yes. I was taking Neurontin for several years, then the amount I had to take seemed ... the neuropathic leg pain the whole time, hence the Neurontin & Lyrica, however, it has gotten so much worse. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  75. Having a bad day and need pick me ups
    ... get through the weekend with nothing. Can you try neurontin or have you had bad reaction to that too, if you havent...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica