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  1. mega ddd
    ... you aren't taking anything, ask your doctor about Neurontin . It is GREAT for relieving nerve pain. Other than ... HEAVY narcotics that knock me out, Neurontin is the only thing that relieves my nerve pain. Good...

  2. Help! I've done nothing and I can't get up!
    ... waking up. Have you tried any "nerve pain" meds. like Neurontin . It does wonders for my nerve pain. Again, hope...

  3. restrictions after 2 level fusion
    ... lasted, but if I were to guess I'd say a few months. Neurontin didn't help at all. He described his discomfort exactly...

  4. Finally!
    ... control pain after the surgery? I was given percocet, Neurontin , muscle relaxers, and I was also give a shot of Morphine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Percocet

  5. Does This Sound Right To You?
    ... and lay on my side. I am getting relief with the neurontin and vicodin as long as I dont sit. (This is when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  6. surgery for DDD
    ... and hard to explain. Has your doctor let you try Neurontin or Topamax for the nerve pain. I take Neurontin 600mg...
    ... There are medicines that help with nerve pain... neurontin , topomax, and lyrica are the three I know of. Ask...
    ... is* a very good medicine for nerve pain. I was on Neurontin two years ago for Ocipital nerve pain that affected ... I discovered Lyrica. It is made on the order of Neurontin , and was first released here in Wisconsin in September...
    ... SIlvereena :) I WAS on Neurontin but as of yesterday my doctor switched me to Lyrica ... He did this because I was having to increase my Neurontin . The main problem I am having with Lyrica is that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax lyrica

  7. Rheumy or Pain Mgt?
    ... suggested? Also, have you ever talked to your Dr. about Neurontin or one of the other meds. for your nerve pain? The ... pain but will do nothing for back pain. I take the Neurontin and Vicadin and do pretty good with that. The neurontin...

  8. ???????
    ... am feeling good, do I still need to take my meds. ( Neurontin , Flexeril,Ibupophren,etc.) or do you just take them...
    ... am feeling good, do I still need to take my meds. ( Neurontin , Flexeril,Ibupophren,etc.) or do you just take them ... know my doctor stressed to me not to quit taking my Neurontin without weaning off of it. You should follow your...
    ... Hi scbmxmom, First PLEASE don't stop the neurontin with out Dr.'s advice, my doc told me that you can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  9. Leg Pain after Back Surgery
    ... nerve pain from day one after surgery. I take 1800 mg. neurontin along with ES vicodin and flexiril for the pain, wish ... doesn't I agree with Bernie, ask your doc about the neurontin , it's a life saver for still. God Bless & good...
    ... say you can not do anything. I have just came off neurontin and started taking cymbalta for the nerve pain. I...
    ... pain in before the surgery. I just started on the Neurontin last nite, and I agree with others.. it's good to ... have to up my dose. Anyhoo, Shawley, have you tried Neurontin , it's a prescursor to Lyrica, but it may have some...
    ... Justoneofus , Hello, yeah I tried neurontin but it made me sick ,I started off with it. I also...
    ... I have taken and am taking the gabapentin ( neurontin ) for the neerve pain but it provides no relief. The...
    ... After 4 days on Neurontin , had very serious reaction to the stuff and doctors ... to see that nothing has shifted. Since off the Neurontin and on prednisone medrol pak, I am regaining muscle ... let you know. For those of you that can tolerate Neurontin , I am happy it's working for you. Take care to...
    ... Hi. I was unsuccessful with the neurontin and tried topamax. It worked well for me after my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Cymbalta lyrica Skelaxin gabapentin Prednisone Medrol Topamax

  10. Another Post Op Lumbar Fusion ?
    ... After the fusion I am able to control the pain with Neurontin although the leg is still very weak and my knee area...
    ... After the fusion I am able to control the pain with Neurontin although the leg is still very weak and my knee area...
    ... to my stronger pain meds. (which I hate), on top of Neurontin , and Flexeril. This of course knocked my out until...
    ... are probably still irrated. Told me to keep taking Neurontin and called in a refill on the Flexeril. He said it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram Flexeril Vicodin

  11. Whats the deal with Scarring and therapy for Micro D recovery?
    ... So far it doesn't seem to be working as good as the Neurontin , but the doc did say that he's starting him out low...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Naproxen Tramadol Vicodin lyrica

  12. Freaking Out Again!!!!!
    ... Just to let you know, I take 1600 mg of neurontin for the burning nightime pain. To get relief often...
    ... injections in hosp, that helped alot, went home on 1200 mg neurontin , plus others I have listed earlier. I have the hyper ... but so far i'm still in the same boat with ya. The neurontin does help a great deal, I always know wheni ts about...
    ... injections in hosp, that helped alot, went home on 1200 mg neurontin , plus others I have listed earlier. I have the hyper ... but so far i'm still in the same boat with ya. The neurontin does help a great deal, I always know wheni ts about...
    ... after the initial injury. At that time there was no neurontin . Narcotics did not help other than tire me out. ...
    ... I don't forget on Neurontin but it is one of the side effects. But like I said ... out and didn't take them. If I ever doubted that Neurontin helped I had my answer that morning...lol Must have...
    ... I pray you find the relief your searching for, the neurontin increas should help, but beware, your memory may get...

  13. Foot problems? What's next?
    ... just make it bearable. Good news is there is help - neurontin , topamax, to name a couple....
    ... bearable a month or two later, I have been taking Neurontin (3200mg daily) since before surgery, I would hate...
    ... Wow! How great that Neurontin helps that much....I take it and still have pain....
    ... better, I would have to say that your remark about Neurontin sounded a little sarcastic, but again, I said that ... but I thought that I better explain my position on Neurontin , and make it clear about what I meant. There are many ... of meds for my nerve pain before we discovered that Neurontin handles the pain the best. The operative word there ... pain. I still take other meds for my BT pain. Neurontin is actually an anti seizure med that also happens ... I have read plenty negative experience posts about Neurontin , they don’t call it morontin :p for nothing, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  14. Can you develop side effects after taking a med for several months ?
    ... before surgery. I am currently taking: 1500 mg neurontin daily, ES Vicodin every 4-6 hrs., flexeril 10 mg every...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Vicodin

  15. Neurotin Weight Gain
    ... I have been on Neurontin for about 4 months and have not gained wait. If anything...
    ... I'm not sure if it's the Neurontin but I have gained 20 lbs since my first surgery in ... months with nothing to do but eat and sleep. I hope the Neurontin helps keep me active. The past two days (for the ... muscle relaxers or Darvocet. All I have taken is the Neurontin and some ibuprophren. The Neurontin is doing wonders...
    ... same weight since high school (25yrs), I have been on Neurontin for a year. Last month, 1 month.. I gained 20 lbs...
    ... I gained 20 to 25 lbs while on neurontin , while taking it for migraine control. BUT - I was...
    ... I started taking Neurontin after my surgery in Dec. to removed ruptured disc ... :) so I if continue to gain I know it may be the Neurontin . I still need the Neurontin so I hope it doesn't contribute ... a combination of eating, lack of activity, and the Neurontin e....
    ... for me, it was the neurontin and I believe that's a common side effect with most...
    ... I gained 20 to 25 lbs while on neurontin , while taking it for migraine control. BUT - I was ... 25 lbs. I too was able to quit smoking while on Neurontin . I was smoking close to 2 packs a day and decided ... falling off and I didn't even notice. So, I believe Neurontin was the key to my quitting smoking (almost like Zyban ... ) fairly painlessly. I was only on Neurontin for about 2 weeks at the time I quit smoking, so it ... another substitute for an oral fix. Anyway, the Neurontin has made me feel great. I no longer have the rolling ... diagnosis me, just fix me". I am very grateful for the Neurontin regardless of the weight gain. The benefits of not...
    ... most days. I do think what causes you to need the neurontin is what may cause the weight gain or inability to ... pain is what restricts my activity, even with the neurontin (2400mgs a day), plus other meds, can't exercise...
    ... only caution that my doctor gave me when I stated Neurontin prior to my surgery, is that it makes people drowsy...
    ... and drowsy side effects my PM switched me to lyrica ( neurontin without side effects). Well I function well on it ... pharmacist tells me that Lyrica is even worse than Neurontin . for weight gain. I wanted Pm to put me on on Topamax...
    ... and drowsy side effects my PM switched me to lyrica ( neurontin without side effects). Well I function well on it ... pharmacist tells me that Lyrica is even worse than Neurontin . for weight gain. I wanted Pm to put me on on Topamax...
    ... memory loss, that woudl be my niggest problem with neurontin , I have always had the best memory until taking it ... stay up on things like before. I would never bash neurontin , I can't imagine not taking it. I have severe nerve ... losing it until my doc told me it was probably from the neurontin . Good Luck & God Bless Carol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax Zyban lyrica

  16. Neurontin and wine
    ... agree that this board is a walking advertisement for neurontin . I, for one have many times posted the "why" my primary ... bother me, but per my primary doc, should I be on neurontin , it requires regular and routine lab work because...
    ... is scary and do not think you are wrong to try the neurontin versus narcotics. I'm glad that Ultram works for ... heavy stuff for right after surgery. As for the neurontin , I would not be afraid of using it even today, but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram

  17. Neurotin dosages
    ... Haven't taken neurontin yet (but I see the NS next week so that might change...
    ... I tried taking neurontin for 6 months. I was taking 2700 mg/day for about...

  18. Muscle Relaxers =/= Helping Pain?
    ... pain any more. They were going to put me on the neurontin , but as I said before, my mother freaked out and said...
    ... every eight hrs. I do take them with the ES vicodin, neurontin 1500 mg a day, and pamalor 2 at bedtime. I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril Percocet Tylenol Vicodin

  19. Countdown to TLIF ... Lots of Questions
    ... after 2 surgeries within 2 months and with the help of Neurontin , I've gained over 20 lbs back. I find it's usually...

  20. Good afternoon Suzy Q and all
    ... Suzy-Q, sorry I haven't responded sooner. Yes the neurontin does help me tremendously. I don't think I could...
    ... have severe nerve pain. I'm very glad you have the neurontin - what in the world did people do before modern medicine...

  21. does everyone have to go on nerve med post op??
    ... In my opinion - Neurontin helps a great deal if you are still experiencing nerve...
    ... slipped a disc...the nerve pain began and I started on Neurontin (which has worked fabulously for me:)) Good luck...
    ... Sheri, Good luck, I have had lots of success with the neurontin , I hope you do too. Carol :)...

  22. My Surgical Story .. and the aftermath ..
    ... week 8 and I am no longer taking any Dilaudid .. only Neurontin . I was starting to run out of neurontin last week ... am sure there are people in so much pain that just neurontin would not help them) .. so let's call it discomfort ... had to call my Dr. to ask for a prescription for the Neurontin to be called into the pharmacy. I am now back on ... didn't cause permanent damage. When I don't take the neurontin .. I have "discomfort" deep in my left left, deep ... did and I am .. and I am writing .. slightly high on Neurontin but still aware ;) So please - write me.. tell...
    ... stay like that forever. I have been on 1500 mg of neurontin , ES vicodin every 4-6 hrs., flexeril every 8 hrs. ... not been daring enough to try the reduction of the neurontin to test the waters, it is still very obvious that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dilaudid Flexeril Vicodin

  23. Lumbar fusion
    ... finally got it somewhat control with 8 Percoset, 900mg Neurontin , and 30mg of Flexeril. Another MRI was done but showed ... shooting pains in them but I'm able to tolerate it with Neurontin and Flexeril and occasionally Darvocet. It has been...
    ... gave me steroids in IV in hosp. then went home on neurontin 1500 mg. that along with a few other things have kept...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  24. Can't wear my shoes!!!!!!!!!!!1
    ... point because pain meds don't work on nerve pain. Neurontin was the only thing that helped me, had some funky ... VERY RARE) Talk to your Dr. & ask him/her about the Neurontin . Good luck! I hope you are feeling better soon :)...
    ... Sheri - You can ask for something like Topomax or Neurontin to help with the burning. That's nerve pain. A lot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Potassium Skelaxin

  25. Back after fusion.
    ... after cutting back on pain meds, I found relief with Neurontin for the twelve weeks. It took away the nerve pain...

  26. tegretol
    ... Over the last year I have been on Neurontin for radicular pain. I take the medication only at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tegretol

  27. FINALLY!!! Good news: I GOT SOME HELP! -- Question about med prescribed.
    ... Cyclobenzaprine... The doctor was going to prescribe Neurontin , but after my mother nearly had a heart attack when...
    ... drug can often be used for more than one purpose. Neurontin , for example, is frequently prescribed to back pain...
    ... isn't much of a pain reliever. I doo take 1500mg of neurontin a day, and it does help so much with the pain. It...
    ... the meds being used in off-label ways such as the neurontin as well as the generic version, and anti-depressants ... doesn't work for you. Should you come to need say neurontin or some of the other meds, you or your mom should...
    ... muscle relaxor seems pretty minor compared to the neurontin and the side effects that I could have with it, so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril

  28. Sleep!!!
    ... from nerve compression, I would ask if something like Neurontin may help you. I have severe nerve damage now after ... they can't do anymore to help me surgically, but the neurontin has helped me tremandously. I don't know if the nerve...
    ... two 10mg., along with 1 1/2 ES vicodin, 900mg of neurontin , and 20mg of pamalor, and still not sleep. That scares...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Vicodin

  29. Thees problems embarress me......But i need to know
    ... The Neurontin gets me a little forgetful also. I've tried to convince...
    ... tried Reiki, energy healing, accupuncture, massage, Neurontin and alpha lipoic acid. I just started that last one...
    ... Rachael-Ok that goes to show how bad my memory is on Neurontin . I dont even recall posting recently :D I hope you...

  30. Sciatica nerve
    ... Hello, I take Neurontin for my Sciatica. It seems to work for some and not...

  31. Looking for a light at end of tunnel
    ... and up part of left leg. I have been on 1500 mg of neurontin , ES vicodin every 4-6 hrs., flexiril every 8 hrs. ... not start to feel better he is going to change the neurontin to something stonger. Now to my question, has...
    ... all those meds..I'd be so loopy). I started with Neurontin and it was working really well. Then it was upped...
    ... tell you that my memory was greatly effected with the neurontin (one of the side effects) thank goodness my dr told...
    ... dose of meds. I was also told not to stop taking the neurontin all of a sudden, it can cause you to have a seizure...
    ... least not screaming pain. I would guess without the neurontin I have the same pain still. So I am very thankful...
    ... all the time just at different levels. I started the neurontin in the hospital to replace the steroid injections...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  32. Question for Suzy Q
    ... of what the heck it says. In Sept he put me on Neurontin (gabapentin) 300mg ( has since been uped to 600mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: gabapentin

  33. Types Of Spacers/cages ?
    ... in seeing an answer if you get one tho. I hope the neurontin helps you as much as it helps me. I can tell when...

  34. BMP Questions for QCook and All

  35. How long to fuse/go back to work?
    ... taking tylenol and skelaxin. I am suppose to start neurontin but am afraid to. What type leg pain and burning do...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Skelaxin Tylenol

  36. Cant sleep
    ... Has anyone used Neurontin along with vicadin and something like lorazapam to...
    ... Hi, I take 1500 mg neurontin a day, ES vicodin every 4-6 hrs., flexiril 10mg every...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Vicodin

  37. Cymbalta and nausea
    ... now take 90 mg and its more effective for me than neurontin was and without the brain fog. GL !...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  38. Any suggestions to help fight the depression we all have from time to time?
    ... months post op. I also take ES Vicodin, flexeril & neurontin besides the pamalor(anti-depressant). I will just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Vicodin

  39. Does anyone have any suggestions....
    ... laying down where about to kill me. Today I took my Neurontin , 800mg Ibuprophren,ES Tylenol and finally had to take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Tylenol Vicodin

  40. TENS unit success
    ... weaker. I'm on 80 mgs of methadone, and vicadin es, neurontin etc. It's been 6 months at that strength, and I don...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  41. Pain meds
    ... Can anyone tell me about thier experiences with Neurontin ? What about taking it with pain meds like vicodin...
    ... after awhile and you don't need meds. A higher dose of neurontin was not good for me,1 DR. put me on 800 mg and had...
    ... I just tapered off 1800 mg of neurontin , also taking vicodins. I didnt like the neurontin...
    ... I tried neurontin - gained weight and it didn't help much with the nerve ... enough to cause depression! good look to you on the neurontin = there should be no problem taking it with vicodin...
    ... Hi, I'm on 1500 mg of neurontin , and extra stregnth vicodin every six hrs. as needed ... long without major risks, so they then started the neurontin and it worked great!!! I'm sure you will like the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin lyrica Percocet Cymbalta Topamax Wellbutrin

  42. Back,Sacral injury.....Leg Swelling?
    ... other. first I thought it was a side effect of the Neurontin . But it feels like it is constricted in the groin...

  43. Suzy-Q, Ibuprofen after fusion???
    ... m hoping that my body is just getting used to the neurontin and not that the pain is so bad it is over riding...

  44. 14 days post op
    ... this what my Dr. explained to me. I have been on Neurontin for the nerve pain I have had in my leg and foot and...

  45. 4 weeks post-op, still pain
    ... completely healed, so don't give up hope yet. I am on neurontin for the nerve pain, it has helped tremendously, I...

  46. need help in decisions....
    ... pain too?? Other than that I've had problems with neurontin - made me really stupid can't use pain med. patch...
    ... on all the strong stuff, 20mg methadone 4x a day, Neurontin 3600mgs a day, and flexeril for spasm, and vicadin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Flexeril Methadone

  47. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE
    ... multi vitamins and citracal right now, took a 1/2 of neurontin last night after being off them for so long and felt...
    ... been for last few days, but am NOT going to start on neurontin again no matter how bad it gets, hate that fuzzy head...
    ... Guess everyone reacts so differently. I take 1600mg Neurontin at bedtime and have never experienced the fuzzy head...
    ... you taken Lyrica? My doctor just switched me from Neurontin to Lyrica, yesterday. I am finding that it makes ... me sooooo sleepy. :) More so than the Neurontin . Hope you are all doing well!!...
    ... so tired and drunk, I gave it up and went back to neurontin , I take very little of it anymore, but like Pooby ... days my feet have been bad, so will probably take the neurontin at bedtime tonight. I took it twice a day for a long...
    ... happened. Not sure what. :) I had to increase my Neurontin to 1800 mg and started taking 1/2 Percocet several...
    ... really helped with the nerve pain, but so did the Neurontin . I think I have made another turn towards getting...
    ... vitamins at health store that helped BUT getting off neurontin helped the most, you will know what do do in time...
    ... so long, now it's BACK and I guess I'll start the NEURONTIN again, cut in half to see if it helps. Stomach is...
    ... Hey Okie, hope your neurontin helps you thru the day....funny how we sound so much...
    ... better today, not much, but some, didn't take the neurontin , hate the side effects, so just been living with the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Percocet Flexeril Vicodin bayer

  48. Step down of pain meds after surgery
    ... well as anti-inflammatories. I stopped taking the Neurontin because I want to see what the nerve pain is like...
    ... you are having nerve pain, you should be taking the neurontin ; it can take months, even up to 2 years, for all the...
    ... longer than I thought. But I did decide to take my neurontin again. I still have pills left from before my surgery ... opinion. I want to get my life back and taking the neurontin in still taking pills but at least it's not a narcotic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine dilaudid Morphine

  49. New and needing advice
    ... but that's increasingly not much. I've been on neurontin but had to stop because it caused so much disorientation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Ultracet

  50. Gabapentin depletes these nutrients...
    ... Yes, gabapentin is the generic for neurontin ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: gabapentin

  51. Addiction V"S Pain?????
    ... they feel awful and may slip into a coma. With the Neurontin I take, If I skip 2 doses I am at risk of a seizure...
    ... I was on percocet,oxycontin and neurontin for about 19 months and my doctor told me that once ... month and I weaned myself off the percocet and the neurontin i'm down to 1 a day and I had stopped the oxycontin ... anything for the nerve pain so my doctor put me on the neurontin . Well now i'm taking lorcet for the pain and last...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Percocet

  52. Morphine pump implant
    ... the whole list of painkillers, methadone, vicadin, neurontin etc. The pills cost close to a thousand a month....
    ... jumping from one subject to the next. That would be the Neurontin ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  53. 3 weeks post op and getting kinda scared :(
    ... If this is what is going on, maybe something like neurontin or topamax would help more than the narcotics do....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  54. Settlement-(to put a price on a back injury)
    ... least i'm able to cut back on all the pain meds and neurontin . I was tired of being spaced out all the time. I just...

  55. two weeks since fusion surgery now thigh pain and feet feel like weights
    ... minutes twice a day.... doctor was going to give me neurontin for nerve pain but we will wait as he said it makes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Vicodin

  56. more surgery-update
    ... meds from 5 percocet a day to 3 a day. I still take neurontin for nerve pain because i have to be weaned off it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  57. Lyrica
    ... Lyrica was actually making it feel worse. I know the Neurontin caused terrible burning in my mouth, lips and tongue...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  58. Accupunture
    ... Callyann, how often do you have this done? Are you taking neurontin also? I'm at 3 months post op for a fusion & need...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  59. chronic pain lessons learned..Part 1 of 2
    ... affected my breathing and wound up in the ER. Gabapentin ( neurontin ) gives me horrible side effects so can only take 300...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Oxycodone Percocet lyrica gabapentin

  60. question about meds
    ... effects, we finally found the right recipe). I also take Neurontin ( 2800 mgs daily), this has been a staple early on ... Day! I am still to this day taking my Vicodin and Neurontin and probably will for life, and I am ok with that ... probably die of old age with a bottle of Vicodin and Neurontin in my medicine cabinet, and I am ok with that also...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Oxycontin Percocet Ultram Vicodin

  61. Worried about getting off of Dilaudid
    ... clinic here at work). My surgeon prescribed to me Neurontin and Naprosyn on top of my dilaudid. Ofcourse - I ... I need it. I think I may have a problem with the neurontin as well. I don't think that I take too much of the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dilaudid naprosyn

  62. Who Has Or Having This Done ???radio Frequency Ablation Of The Facets Surgery?
    ... Proof of need, just like they've Stopped me cold on Neurontin , (for the Nerves on the Spine), this week, and are...
    ... Proof of need, just like they've Stopped me cold on Neurontin , (for the Nerves on the Spine), this week, and are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Ketoprofen Oxycontin lidoderm Elavil Fentanyl Percocet Valium Cymbalta botox

  63. 3rd surgery coming up
    ... decided to have the surgery instead of taking the neurontin , dilaudid and having cortisone shots .. I still have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dilaudid

  64. Need Advice on pain relief for degenerative spinal disease.
    ... all the usual stuff...ibuprofen (which still helps), neurontin (for nerve damage), vicodans, now, duragesic patches...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Fosamax Ibuprofen

  65. Radiculopathy L5-s1 Mean ?
    ... of it. I hope it all works out for you. I take Neurontin (rather the generic version of it) and it works for...

  66. anyone understand nerve damage?
    ... person's experience is different. I myself was on Neurontin (the brain fog was not worth the pain relief it provided...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  67. Whats the deal with Scarring and therapy for Micro D recovery?
    ... I have gone thru all the shots & currently taking Neurontin & cymbalta & others....Now w.c. is denying me to see...
    ... There is no progress with my husband as of yet. The Neurontin isn't doing him much good. He starts pt at the end...
    ... thought I'd share. Btw...have you started using the Neurontin yet? It doesn't seem to help my husband all that much...
    ... it goes away if I stop. Realy do not want to try Neurontin , so no please dont tell me the side effects.. :-)...
    ... since they've recently increased the dosage of his Neurontin , we decided to wait and see how that (along with pt ... works for him first. Have you started taking your Neurontin yet? Just curious as to whether the drug is doing...
    ... told me not to tell you about the side effects of Neurontin , but since you are doing so well without it...hehe ... the same reaction my husband sometimes gets from the Neurontin . It only lasts for a few seconds, but his face and...
    ... leaning far to my right when I walked. I did the TENS, Neurontin , epidurals etc. with no long lasting relief. I finally...
    ... time to look for someone else. :) As far as the Neurontin ...you are so lucky you didn't decide to take it. Remember...
    ... doctor, he suggested Lyrica or upping the dose of the Neurontin . We decided to give Neurontin one more month. It's...
    ... burning sensations are almost always there. He's taking Neurontin 600 mg 4x a day and Naproxen and Tramadol 2x a day...
    ... busy it doesn't seem to effect me as bad. I've used Neurontin before & I think it was worse as far as the dopey...
    ... been doing better lately with the side effects of Neurontin , but with such minor pain relief it just wasn't worth...
    ... surgery. Becareful and don't push. I have never been on neurontin or other meds, just taking vicodine for the pain...
    ... Confusedpatient... Would you mind telling me what dose of Neurontin you were on? My husband was on 2400 mg a day...now...
    ... I'm pretty sure it was a low dose of Neurontin , it's been so long I forget. The lyrica takes a while...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica Naproxen Tramadol Vicodin Skelaxin Valium

  68. totally frustrated
    ... already. I had epidural injections, pain medicatiosn ( neurontin , cymbalta, ultran, oxycodone etc.) I have tried physical...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Cymbalta

  69. 10 weeks post Micro D - Scar Tissue - Epidural question
    ... can diminish on it's own. Anyway, they put him on Neurontin and set him up for pt. If things don't improve in...
    ... patients. I have a question for you... Does the Neurontin work for you? My husband has been on the full dose...
    ... until I got a second opinion. CuteT, it does take neurontin a bit of time to start working. If he notices no difference...

  70. went for emg today......???????????????
    ... suffering. I'm on percocet 10/650 4-6 times a day and neurontin 600mg 3 times a day and most of the time I don't know...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  71. To: hopenj77 (Tim)
    ... doctor said NO WORK I am taking 5-6 percocet a day and neurontin . I can't even drive. Anyway my doctor told me if I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  72. Diskectomy Lamy Scar Tissue Help!
    ... under a sedative and flouriscope. I have tons of meds, Neurontin 400MG 3x daily, Naproxen 500MG 2x daily. I have hydrocodone...
    ... weather really makes things worse. I am currently taking Neurontin 1800 mg, vicodin es 2x a day, or as needed, flexeril ... when talking sometimes, which I contribute to the Neurontin . I am waiting for the insurance for approval to see...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cyclobenzaprine Hydrocodone Naproxen Oxycontin Ambien Celebrex Flexeril Vicodin Cymbalta

  73. 3 Years Post Fusion - Is This As Good As It Gets?
    ... route, with limited success. They even had me on Neurontin for a while, but the 'oatmeal brain' side effect was...
    ... but all he wanted to do was epidural injections and Neurontin . I asked about the patches, but he said he didn't...
    ... but all he wanted to do was epidural injections and Neurontin . I asked about the patches, but he said he didn't ... level I can, yet also draw the line such as with the neurontin and say let's go another route. Just stay positive...

  74. Anyone Ever Had A Successful Back Operation?
    ... the actual herniation away. I am presently taking Neurontin and anti-inflammatories before deciding on surgery...

  75. Opinions on Long Term medication vs. surgery
    ... he told me to go for cortisone injections and take Neurontin for the nerve pain in my leg. And said that if these ... have this surgically fixed or not. I am taking the Neurontin (which I have read a lot about and am not too impressed...
    ... will just go away. Because now that I am taking the Neurontin - the leg nerve pain is under control yet I realize...