Gabapentin Blues(horible stuff!)

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Rocker Dan
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I read about how bad this Gabapentin was here in the forum but did not hear what was being said! I asked for Gabapentin from my new nurse APNP and after a really brief talk(about 1 minute)she wrote me 300 mg 3 times a day after a short build up.First off yes I finaly gave into seeing a nurse NPAP after all and am extremely happy as she upped my pain meds right from the gate.I was also told I can come back in a week or two if my current leval of medication is not sufficent.Of course I said that I was lowered down to 240 MME and that is to low,so she will up it to a pre Petty leval. I should have stopped there but i asked for Gabapentin and was granted them! I read about the horible side effects (here on this site) and after only 6 days started to feel my skin crawling and a shaking sensation as well as I started passing out and dropping things! So i stopped the Gabas and called the doctors and informed them.Also I read the Mayo clinics drug intereactions and it said in bold print that Gabapentin does not go well with Morphine or Morphine sulfate or 11 other mostly metals such as Magneseium or even Ginko. So I guess no one read these precautions,not the doctor nor the drugist or for that matter me! I guess what I am trying like heck to say is CAREFULY READ THE POSTS ON THIS SITE!!! Peace,RDFoot in Mouth

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GABA is the only thing I’m on

GABA is the only thing I’m on to stop my seizures. I’ve had to jump from klonopin because I found a new Suboxone doc and they told me in order to see them I have to be off of klonopin.

But ya I feel ya on the gabapentin. It has turned on me. Hopefully you find something that helps.

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GABA GABA HEY!

Dear sonicwhite,there are no pills to help me anmore as I did try all.My life has shifted back to having yet another  Nurse PA decide not to deal with me(LOL) So I have been passed back to "the good doctor!" So tired of the so called "Opioid crisis"that i just want to screm,but I had better not  they might say its the pills! take care,RD

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GABA GABA HEY!

A good friend of mine was ready to argue with me when I informed him I read here that Gabapentin was a bad choice  as it was extremly hard to stop.He was only on 300mg at bedtime.Well today he called and said he did not take it one night a week ago and stayed awake with RLS(restless leg syndrome)and also found totaly uncomfertable and sleepless nights so he asked the pharmacy to help him with some advice which he got.Of course he kind a of mentioned I was correct in my knowlage of not getting hooked on yet another drug.We both have been friends for over 45 years and have gone through all kinds of drugs and stopped all but a few medicly nessacry ones.CoolSo a thanks to those who posted warnings about Gabapentin!!!