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Neurontin

Neurontin

For those of you on neurontin, what dose are you on for pain and is it combined with any other meds for fibro?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

We all react differently to medications, and our experiences also depend on the other drugs we are taking. I took myself off of neurontin and tramadol, after i had the unfortunate case of having serotonin toxicity (i also take effexor xr). In hindsight, i would have tapered myself off the neurontin slowly, but at the time i felt i needed to detox pretty quickly so i eent cold turkey off my 300mg bid dose. The withdrawal was horrible and something i never want to experience again. I now realize that the neurontin was making me sleepy, less coherent, and causing me to have significant myoclonus which are all resolved now. When a doctor suggests a new medication, please do the research on medication, supplement, and evrn food interactions, as many strange and potentially dangerous things can happen.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Nothing seems to work for me on a day to day basis, it's starting to really get to me! :(

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

1200 mg and it has worked a miracle on my fibro aches and pains. I tried Lyrica and I would never take that pill again. It altered my mind.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I take a low dose 200 a day it does not take all pain away but I would say 90%and that's awesome I can handle the 10% its like a miracle I don't have any side affects so far

posted over 2 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

1200 mg. the high doses can bring on confusion if not monitored by physician. Speaking from experience, I did not know if I was coming or going!!! I love the drug, it takes away all the pain on the outside of my legs, arms, and collarbone!!! It works

posted over 3 years ago
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