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Gabapentin Side Effect

Gabapentin Side Effect

I've been on Gabapentin since 2018. My neurologist increase my dosage to 4800mg a day in September after having to take me off of Fycompa because of depression. I just started having a feeling of depression and anxiety two weeks ago. Has anybody on this medication had this problem?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was taking of gabapentin quick!

posted 2 months ago

Wondering What (HCC) Or Maybe It’s (HHC) Means Written In () After Your Diagnosis (& No, I Don’t Have Cancer); Saw That When I Googled It

Wondering What (HCC) Or Maybe It’s (HHC) Means Written In () After Your Diagnosis (& No, I Don’t Have Cancer); Saw That When I Googled It

It’s written after my official epilepsy diagnosis on Cleveland Clinic’s MyChart. Is it just a way for neurologist to get more $ each time I’m seen? Might it help me apply for disability, or no? After not being able to work since 2017, finally thinking about applying… I’m getting worse not better, unfortunately. Thanks for any clarification!!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

TY much Ramona! I appreciate your answer!t Think I’m going to investigate this, and try to fill out the form. (honestly it confused me last time I tried the online version that I gave up before I even… read more

posted 3 months ago

Trileptal

Trileptal

Has anyone here had bad tremors because of too much Trileptal? My doctor made the slightest adjustment on Tuesday and the tremors went away right away.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

That’s awesome! I also had the same issue with depakote. Hope everything’s working in your favor ☺️

posted 12 months ago

Hallucinations

Hallucinations

I have always "seen things",lately the things I've seen are as if I'm living in a horror film. I'll see blood splatter everywhere in my shower or on my doors. I commonly see "bugs". The other day it even looked as if one of my feet was "that of a corpses" and as though it was decaying. I regularly see people that others do not
I am curious what most everyone else has hallucinations of. I've got a few friends who see "bugs" as well, or just "flashes of light", but what is the strangest… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I am clonic tonic how wonderful.

posted about 1 month ago

Holding On

Holding On

My current treatment is working of limactal and neurontin much better than tegretol and neurontin previously, but I have been experiencing that feeling of "here it comes",which is better than surprise blackouts,although I have been experiencing the onset and holding on for all its worth. Will that go away or does my dose have to go up. I just want it to all stop.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi Travis, I hope all is well for you today. I too am the gabapentine at this time for no reason according to my new neurologist. I have been on them for 20 years by my old one that considered it an… read more

posted about 6 years ago

Nuerontin

Nuerontin

I’m already on vimpat and lamotrigine and they’re adding nuerontin for muscle spasms. Has anyone had any problems or bad side effects with Nuerontin?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yea I did but everyone reacts differently to stuff I Got a rash

posted 8 months ago

Any New Ways To Control These Monsters?

Any New Ways To Control These Monsters?

I think for the past 10 years I've tried almost anything. Anyone got any new ideas for my Absence Seizures?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Keep hydrated and eat well meals , stay away from caffeine

posted over 1 year ago

Pain Meds For Both Seizure And Migraine/headaches

Pain Meds For Both Seizure And Migraine/headaches

I have tried to what I feel to be a whole bunch of pain meds, or alternatives to pain meds. But I always find myself on the floor crying in pain, or if my family sees me. A trip to the ER, crying then they tell me to talk to my doctor. HAS ANYONE had any luck in the pain med department. If so, can you please tell me what it is so I can talk to my doctors. I feel like I'm running out of options. Thanks 🙏

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I get it u sometimes u feel like ur drowning, a man without a country, ur running out of options ur family suggestions seems to b they dont know
It seems thats why they say talk to ur doctor either… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Has Anyone Ever Took Phenytoin? And Is It Really A Seizure Controller?

Has Anyone Ever Took Phenytoin? And Is It Really A Seizure Controller?

Doc is putting me on some new meds cause the last meds I was on started making me have Grand Mal Seizures. If anyone ever taken it, please tell me the side effects to it. Thanks...

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi there. I'm on it and am 49. Haven't had a seizure in 25 years. Gums swelling a lot. Made me tired for first year. I would have Granmals also. Taking twice a day 200mg morning/300 mg at night. All… read more

posted 9 months ago

I Would Like Any Comments On Gabapentin Iam Taking 600mg Twice A Day?

I Would Like Any Comments On Gabapentin Iam Taking 600mg Twice A Day?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

oh yeh found out about another side effect today. I can affect your vision. Good idea to see an ophthalmologist every two years and ask him to do a field test.

posted over 4 years ago