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  1. sacroiliac strain, pain
    ... injection in the SI joint (in-office). I started neurontin 3x300 for weakness in both legs at the same time....
    ... like lyrica or cymbalta, or anti-siezure drugs like neurontin . I had bad reaction to lyrica and neurontin, but cymbalta...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Piroxicam Cymbalta lyrica

  2. Bottom of foot burning?
    ... Barbara, Wow I hope you feel better. I've been on neurontin since I think February. I dont know if it would help...
    ... course of treatment that will benefit you. As for the Neurontin you are taking, there is a new, and from the literature ... also manufactured by the same company that makes the neurontin ) called Lyrica. It is a wonder drug. I started to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  3. Steroid Injection
    ... not a pain management doctor, but he did prescribe neurontin for me before and after the second shot.After the...

  4. Sciatica after lumbar fusion?
    ... feet/toes. I believe mine is mainly from scar tissue. Neurontin has helped tremendously (I found out just how much ... as well as walking a few times a day. I started the neurontin 6 months postop, certainly not a cure-all, but makes...

  5. Sciatic-like pain after injury
    ... medication actually work for this pain? I've had neurontin , naproxen, tramadol, you name it... Nothing works...
    ... to death. ;) So far the laundry list includes: Neurontin , Tramadol, Darvon-N, Talwin, Meloxicam, Celebrex and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Tramadol Celebrex

  6. questions about fusion/lyrica
    ... is still aching sometimes but I also take 2400mg of Neurontin for nerve pain at night. It will make her groggy but...
    ... helping to cut down the pain. I was previously on Neurontin 1600mg for a year but the side effect of drowsiness ... allow me to take it during the day. Because I was on Neurontin for so long I did not experience any side effects ... Lyrica has less side effects and is more potent than Neurontin . Lyrica is not a narcotic and it is not addictive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  7. L-4-L5: What should I expect?
    ... really scared. Right now I am on so much codeine and neurontin that I am walking normally without pain - I'm tempted...
    ... overnite. I am on hydrocodone APAP 5/325 and Gabapentin ( Neurontin - 600 mg) every 4 hours and it seems to do the job...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Hydrocodone gabapentin

  8. Nausea/dizzyness from different brand med...
    ... would try here too: My usual med's are etolac, neurontin & vicodin 5/500 (2 pills-3x's a day). I complained...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin dilaudid

  9. Angry at my Boss
    ... would be then. My pain level sitting home and taking Neurontin & Vicoden is still about a 6. I know if I do too...

  10. Opinions Anyone?
    ... screws. I had steroid injections and I was put on Neurontin and it did help the leg pain. As previously posted...

  11. I'm fusing!!!!! Best news possible today!
    ... said that takes longer to heal and I am still taking Neurontin at night. Next month we will start to gradually taper...

  12. Neurontin Question
    ... for me so far. I'm so glad your on more than the neurontin , you may want to question your doc on the dosage,...

  13. Low Back Pain, what is my cause?
    ... suggest you get some new meds for your RLS.. such as Neurontin , Lyrica, Topamax, etc. These are offer good results...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  14. Need to vent about my stupidity!
    ... continued after the fusion. The doctor put my on neurontin and after I couple of days, I felt good. well that...
    ... Technomom, I'm so sorry your in pain still. How much neurontin are you on, are you taking anything else besides the ... neurontin ? if so what and what is the dosage? If it is nerve...
    ... but by and large I haven't heard of people being on Neurontin alone.:) I'm on it as well, but in kahoots with...

  15. Low back pain considering surgery
    ... behind my knee that was not bad. I am now on 900 mg of Neurontin , an anti-inflammatory and 6 months of PT. Have had...
    ... experience. I do have nerve damage and I'm on 2700 mg Neurontin - but I'm danged if I can figure out how a discogram...

  16. Lyrica
    ... daily. I thought that Mamakitkat perhaps is taking neurontin which is taken in much larger doses. It is helping ... and that is the important thing but then Neurontin worked as well but with more side effects. Thanks...
    ... Pooby.. you are right.. she is taking Neurontin .. Sorry for the misinformation on that. I had the ... took one tablet to give me serious effects, where Neurontin took 4 days to get really bad. It's a miracle...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  17. Post-Fusion: Is Pain-Free A Possibility?
    ... place cervical vs. lumbar or my age, I am taking neurontin now & at least I am almost pain free until 11AM. ...

  18. I keep hearing cracking and popping in my back...
    ... ex's lil stunt? Sorry if you had said this earlier, neurontin ya know. I think I woudl want my doc to check me out...

  19. Any travel advice?
    ... up with nerve pain in my legs and my feet. I'm on Neurontin (HATE IT!) and I still take a Vicodin 7.5 or two every...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  20. Afraid
    ... Unfortunately my pain says UGHHHHHHH. the doc said to try Neurontin because the pain may be from the nerve at L3-L4 being...
    ... have nerve damage after last surgery, I take 2400 mg neurontin a day along with ES vicodin, flexiril and pamalor ... get too discouraged already. Hang in there, if the neurontin works you shouldn't have too much trouble with work...
    ... I just got switched to Lyrica after being on Neurontin for a year. Lyrica is not giving me the side effects ... pain relief. Mind you the fact that I had been on Neurontin for a year is probably why the Lyrica is not affecting...
    ... Asthma attack in a couple of years. So I hope the Neurontin works. I just told my principal that I'd be back...
    ... I wonder about you being switched to Neurontin . Lyrica is a more potent form of neurontin without ... the side effects. The main side effect of Neurontin is dizziness and sleepiness. The two drugs are suppose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin lyrica

  21. leg/feet swelling after spine surgery
    ... BMP for my lumbar fusion back on 4/18. I also tried Neurontin and Lyrica and had "horrific" swelling. IT was all...
    ... swelling. I did knwo about your swelling issues with the neurontin , I figures mine was from the neurotin, but now I wonder...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  22. Back to work after fusion - ouch!!! Pt.2
    ... me off Lortab, so I only get 2 a day. I am also on Neurontin and soma. The Soma makes me sleepy so I only take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Soma

  23. TLIF surgery last week
    ... worse then MRI showed). what does that mean? I am on neurontin 3x, valium 5mg3x, and 2 5mg perc every 3 -4 hours...
    ... on the meds making you stupid, I'm on 2400 mgs of neurontin a day, It biggest side effect for me is the forgetfullness...
    ... stress and that will make your recovery harder. Your neurontin is a low dose, you may need to talk to your doc about ... I am almost 11 months post op, I take 2400 mg of neurontin , ES Vicodin (750 mg) 3 times a day, 10mg flexiril...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium Vicodin

  24. 5 mo. post fusion update
    ... some nerve pain. I'm at 30 mg Oxy CR and 2700 mg Neurontin - both have been helping tremendously. And by...

  25. mobility
    ... sounds like nerve pain. Are you on anything like Neurontin or Topomax? I had pain in my feet (still do) but ... Neurontin has helped me tremendously. Best of luck-Suzy-Q...

  26. Back to work after fusion - ouch!!!
    ... hurting so bad) and I'm working my way up to 2700 mg. of Neurontin . No p/t.......not even suggested at this point....
    ... hurting so bad) and I'm working my way up to 2700 mg. of Neurontin . No p/t.......not even suggested at this point. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  27. HELP.......please!!!
    ... to discuss trying a nerve pain medication.. such as Neurontin , Lyrica or Topamax.. these are nerve meds that can...
    ... your situation! I had the same sypmtoms you did and Neurontin and very gentle PT has helped that part go away. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  28. Lyrica
    ... After a year on Neurontin my new PM Neurologist is switching me to Lyrica. ... effects. I believe that you can get swelling with Neurontin as well but that has never happened to me. Initially ... best. I just hope that Lyrica works. I can't take Neurontin at the doses I need during the day as it makes me ... stairs I get pain in my left leg. Since I only take Neurontin at night I wonder if the Lyrica will enable me to...
    ... Post fusion surgery I tried the Neurontin and Lyrica for nerve pain in my left leg. I can ... not take Neurontin (garapaten) nor the Lyrica. I had swelling all over ... the hospital twice looking for blood clots. The Neurontin actually made me feel like I had the flu too, I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  29. how much meds should I be taking
    ... I'm not sureif I miseed it but have you ever tried neurontin , it is used especially for the treatment of nerve ... have severe nerve damage and have taken 2400 mgs of neurontin since this past nov. it has given me enough relief ... problem. Find a new PM or approach him about the neurontin it can't hurt to try if you haven't it yet. Good...
    ... I take neurontin for my leg pain, Ambien cr to help me sleep, Tens...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Ambien Oxycontin

  30. 3 Month Post-Op- Disappointed!
    ... because of the type of pain I am having despite the Neurontin and oxy increases. Big fat bummer! Carol, Lorie...
    ... very fortunate that I am tolerating my pain meds ( Neurontin and Oxy CR) very well. I have been feeling so much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  31. New thread about back pain/Cymbalta
    ... see some of his old wife back! I am still taking the neurontin 2400mg at night and I do take Ambien to help me sleep...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Flexeril Hydrocodone Prednisone Cymbalta

  32. back pain on right side only
    ... going to find through a brain scan, they have me on neurontin right now, dont like it, makes me feel kind of fuzzy...

  33. fusion ?
    ... medication like Lyrica which is 6 times more potent than Neurontin . My neurologist is switching me to it at the present...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  34. Stabbing pains in my toe/foot
    ... Are you taking anything for it currently such as Neurontin , etc? Either way, you need to talk to your doctor...

  35. sleeping after spine surgery
    ... mornings now but I take a 8 hour flexeril and 2400MG of Neurontin all before bedtime so the 6-7 hours of sleep I get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  36. Neurontin dosage question
    ... few days to a week to get the full effects of the neurontin . But dont' hesitate to call the doc, don't suffer...
    ... day long. :( This is almost my fourth week taking Neurontin and up until the past week it seemed to be helping ... I am still taking percocet and valium. This neurontin has given me such awful short term memory, I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Percocet Valium

  37. My computer has blown up with my fusion!
    ... with all the sitting so I'll ask about upping the neurontin (still at 3 x 300). I saw a thread in the Pain Management...
    ... the a/i works, let me know. I asked about upping my neurontin dosage; my feet have been numb/cold again and he said...
    ... right behind you...:D I'm taking elavil with the neurontin , plus walking everyday again and my feet feel much ... work doctor reamed me out about "all" my meds (3x300 neurontin , 2 elavil, 1 piroxicam and a partridge in a pear tree...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Piroxicam Tylenol Vicodin

  38. Arachnoiditis Anyone Else?
    ... been horrendous. I am currently being switched from neurontin to Lyrica. I have read that a lot of cases of non...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  39. Anyone else fight depression on a regular basis?
    ... a building fell on me. I am on 2400mgs nightly of Neurontin , hydrocodone(maybe 3-4 a day) and Skelaxin for muscle...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Skelaxin

  40. Re: 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE IIII
    ... bone and that is what hurts. I asked about taking neurontin to help, he said ONLY if burning or numbness is apparent...

  41. Nerve pain
    ... t know what is available where you are but I take Neurontin for nerve pain and absolutly can't sleep without Ambien...
    ... nerve, if indeed any nerve is entrapped. I take Neurontin , but I have no pinched, compressed or entrapped nerves ... .which I had a long long time before I had OA. Neurontin will mask specific nerve pains but not everyone has ... sign of vascular problems or diabetic problems. So Neurontin may or may not be what you would need. You NEED a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien

  42. Post Fusion Update - Got My CT and Myelogram Results
    ... post op tomorrow and still have to take 2400MG of Neurontin for my right side. Hope he has some good answers for...

  43. Sciatic Pain Post-op
    ... which I think has helped some bit. I also am on Neurontin for the nerve pain...makes a difference with the leg...
    ... walk short distances many times a day. I am also on Neurontin , but don't feel much relief from that. I will try...

  44. Frustrated & Upset
    ... started gentle stretching with the PT and still take Neurontin for nerve pain. I started at 800mg post op and I am...
    ... I have had the nerve pain since nov. I'm on the neurontin 2400mg, with ES vicodin, flexiril & pamalor, it does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  45. EMG/Spinal stenosis
    ... medications, I have been on a number of medications from neurontin , cymbalta, ultram, oxycodone, zonegram (spelling?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Oxycodone Ultram Cymbalta

  46. Could it be diskogenic pain?
    ... night helped me a lot in the a.m. Did you try the Neurontin yet? That works for nerve pain also. Just a few...
    ... op I guess I am good to go on that... as far as the Neurontin I have not been back to my dr to talk about that yet...

  47. spine post op, pain meds, and memory
    ... killers... I took myself off everything besides the Neurontin . And it is still happening. I think it is a combination...
    ... before, my hubby was the forgetful one then. I take neurontin and it has that side effect, combined with all the...
    ... valium but it has gotten so much worse since I added neurontin to the mix. I'm sorry that you are going through...
    ... others have thought they were losing it too! I took Neurontin for about 6 months, and this was about 2 years ago...
    ... physical therapy around the same time I started taking Neurontin and I swear the people there must think I am an air...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Valium

  48. Starting to hurt really bad!!!!! Fusion 8/15
    ... and did help to avoid more meds for pain. I do take neurontin for my nerve pain and it does help alot. It does...

  49. Pain after Microdiscectomy
    ... your head?:) One more thing... Ask your dr. about Neurontin ... that has helped me and several people on this...

  50. Where should I turn to?
    ... to cortisone), 2 orthopedic doctors * Have taken neurontin , Vioxx, Bextra, Mobic, Ibuprofen, relafen, you name...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Ibuprofen Mobic Relafen Vioxx

  51. upcoming disectomy - worried
    ... and valium for muscle spasms. I continue to take Neurontin and now I'm on an ANSAID again for nerve inflammation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium Vicodin ansaid

  52. Scar Tissue.. Now what?
    ... nerve can be released. [[COLOR="Silver"]removed]. Neurontin is also the drug choice for scar tissue. I hope it...

  53. How much walking should I be doing?
    ... I've had a slow recovery regardless and started on neurontin after 8 months, but finally starting to feel normal ... in my tailbone)and walking takes it away. I take neurontin 3 x 300 every day, an occasional motrin, and Feldene...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Feldene Motrin

  54. Worried and frustrated about post op sciatica
    ... on. Also, are you on any nerve meds.. such as Neurontin or Lyrica? If not, that might be something for you...
    ... well for my 1st 6 weeks. I had nerve pain but the Neurontin was covering it. I had oxy and I was remarkable comfortabl...
    ... every week when I go in-not just the PA. He upped my neurontin from 1600 to 2400mg. My feet are so much better today...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  55. Post Fusion - And the pain jumps from place to place...
    ... talk to your Dr. about trying the nerve meds, like neurontin , lots of what your describing might be nerve pains...

  56. Best anti-inflammatory?
    ... advil. I am also icing of course and I am on 900mg of Neurontin a day. Any helpful hints would be greatly apprieciated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren

  57. PT at 4 weeks-anyone else???
    ... over by a truck! I have taken Lortab and 200MG of Neurontin (am taking 1600mg at bedtime usually) and still feel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  58. Degenerative Disc Disease
    ... breakthrough pain, zanaflex to help me sleep at night and neurontin for numbness and tingling in my hands and fingers...
    ... breakthrough pain, zanaflex to help me sleep at night and neurontin for numbness and tingling in my hands and fingers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Tramadol Zanaflex

  59. Sciatica question...
    ... Saw my doc yesterday and she put me on Gabapentin ( Neurontin ) 100 mg or up to 400 mg 4x a day. So far all it does...
    ... MRI then you will know for sure what is going on. Neurontin has been a life saver for me. I am on 2400 mg a day...
    ... this week. Am still on 600-800 ibuprofen/day and 400 neurontin . From what you say maybe I should be on a much higher ... dose of neurontin . It just doesn't seem to be cutting the pain much...
    ... Hey Cato- I was on 800 mg neurontin for 3 months and after surgery at L4/L5/S1 to replace...
    ... here: today I saw my doc again and she has boosted my neurontin from 400 to 600 mg/day and added tylenol with codeine...
    ... pain. So far the new meds - tylenol w/codeine and neurontin - have not produced any great results. Another day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen gabapentin Vicodin Codeine Tylenol

  60. 8 Weeks Post - Revision Fusion Update
    ... severe stenosis and weakness and so on. I agree the Neurontin has been very helpful for my nerve pain. I know I...

  61. 4 weeks post op-catching up! Good News!
    ... home to stetch the nerves back out. Doc also upped my Neurontin from 800MG to 1600mg. Its a little better everyday...
    ... body says ouch we need to rest, rest too. That neurontin is a welcome friend, I'm on 2400 mg a day, I still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  62. Any good news out there re: surgery?
    ... Just constant pain-we upped the neurontin and the PT has given me some excersises to gently...

  63. Need advice. Has anyone every had this?
    ... depressed from all the medications? I'm on Norco, valium, neurontin , etc Thanks, Terri...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Valium

  64. After a microdiscectomy ?
    ... tends to get worse at the end of the day. I started Neurontin about a month ago and seems to help somewhat. I also...

  65. had discogram now told i need fusion
    ... Hiii98, As far as the meds go... Have you tried Neurontin ? I was put on it about a month ago and it has helped ... not take my pain meds any more... Just advil and Neurontin and have a clearer head also!:) It makes you tired...

  66. Looks Like Surgery
    ... oxycontin 60 md/day, vicodine for breakthrough, and neurontin , I'm still in a lot of pain - walking like an upright...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Vicodin

  67. Post-fusion/laminectomy Nerve Issues
    ... what if anything are you taking for nerve pain? Neurontin , more for my twitchiness than anything else. Otherwise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Ibuprofen Tylenol

  68. CT update good & bad
    ... Hi, Thanks to both of you. I take 2400 mg neurontin a day along with ESvicodin, flexiril & pamalor. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  69. Severe leg cramps post surgery
    ... pain (my nerve pain started with aches in my feet and Neurontin has helped me tremendously at a very low dose, too...

  70. Question about laminectomy pain
    ... really upset nerves right now. I'm taking a drug ( Neurontin ) just to deal with that pain (which is very different...

  71. Feeling Hurt - was Have you Ever?
    ... approach right now. He gave me a new prescription, neurontin , to relieve the nerve irritation. Anyone familiar...

  72. L5 S1 fusion ...from Italy
    ... about the spelling or your English. I have to take Neurontin for nerve pain and we lovingly call this drug 'Morontin...
    ... Sorry Suzy...this neurontin ...you can buy it without presciption? My husband is...
    ... neurontin is perscription only....
    ... zeroman, thank you..I got some information on that neurontin , how it works after a spinal surgery? We've got this...
    ... to work.. if you can take the time off.. do it. Neurontin is indeed by perscription only here in the US. It...

  73. numbness question
    ... numbness has gone away but still have some pain. I take Neurontin for the nerve pain which has worked really well for...

  74. Post surgery constipation and straining
    ... flexeril, zanaflex are some) and nerve pain meds ( neurontin is one) dont do this as far as Im aware....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Morphine Oxycodone Oxycontin Percocet Soma Vicodin Zanaflex dilaudid

  75. post fusion questions L4 through S1
    ... gonna wish for time to relax. I can't remember (darn neurontin ) if your wearing a brace now or not, but if you are...