25th November 2019


What drugs should not be taken with gabapentin?

Types of drugs that are known to interact with gabapentin and may cause problems include:
  • Opiate pain medications, including Vicodin and morphine, among others.
  • Naproxen (also known as the brands Aleve, Naprosyn, and others)
  • Medications used for heartburn, including Mylanta, Maalox, and cimetidine.

Herein, can you use gabapentin for seizures?

Gabapentin is used with other medications to prevent and control seizures. It is also used to relieve nerve pain following shingles (a painful rash due to herpes zoster infection) in adults. Gabapentin is known as an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug.

What are the side effects of taking too much gabapentin?

Common side effects of gabapentin include:
  • Sleepiness.
  • Dizziness.
  • Fatigue.
  • Clumsiness while walking.
  • Visual changes, including double vision.
  • Tremor.
  • Runny nose.
  • Weight gain.

What are the most serious side effects of gabapentin?

Less serious side effects may include:
  • dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, tired feeling;
  • nausea, diarrhea, constipation;
  • blurred vision;
  • headache;
  • breast swelling;
  • dry mouth; or.
  • loss of balance or coordination.
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