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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dyspnoea, Wheezing, Cough, Hyperhidrosis, Fear, Fear of crowded places, Agoraphobia, Panic attack, Panic disorder with agoraphobia, Blood testosterone decreased, Apathy, Amnesia, Drug withdrawal syndrome

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Posted By Ryan on November 4, 2017 @ 8:20 pm

Had all of these side effects. Was taking off label for anxiety. Anxiety was initially better, but after about 2-3 months anxiety returned much worse. I am now trying to get off of this medication, however you must taper as you may have seizures if abruptly stopped. You also have a withdrawal syndrome with all of the above mental symptoms, however they are twice as bad as they were when you were taking the medication. Avoid if you can! Try St. John’s Wort - I’m taking that now and the anxiety/depression has lifted almost completely.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness, Headache, Sleep disorder, Constipation, Tremor, Vertigo positional, Muscular weakness, Abdominal distension, Flatulence, Weight increased, Amnesia, Bladder pain, Balance disorder, Dysgeusia, Cough, Dry mouth

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Posted By Yves Rose on September 4, 2017 @ 2:45 am

I am taking gabapentin 900 mg 3x daily for seven years. before I used to take on and off. What are my chances now. what should i do?

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Clumsiness, Memory impairment, Amnesia, Vision blurred

Posted By Trish in fdb.rxlist.com on January 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... night. I am on 1200mg a day. I will probably be taking a stronger dose soon. So be it! It has helped me sleep with much less pain. The side affect are a bummer. Clumsiness, sporadic blurry vision,...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Arthralgia, Paranoia, Crying, Anxiety, Illogical thinking, Amnesia, Disturbance in attention, Panic attack, Suicidal ideation, Major depression

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 18, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Worsening of severe mental state of mind, irrational thoughts, major depression, anxiety and panic attacks, paranoia, suicide ideation, severe tremors, short term memory and cognitive f...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness, Burning sensation, Hypoaesthesia, Amnesia, Vision blurred

Posted By Tubby in fdb.rxlist.com on August 26, 2014 @ 12:00 am

aking 2600 mg a day ,becoming dizzy,memory loss and blurred vision.Just recently increased was taking 1800 mg a day,This medication really dosent help with the nerve pain,hands are numb and burning s...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Euphoric mood, Amnesia, Dry mouth, Gait disturbance, Muscular weakness, Thinking abnormal, Vision blurred, Abasia

Posted By k9keeper in fdb.rxlist.com on August 5, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Very little relief and many side effects! When I initially increased to 300mg 3x/day (900mg total), along with that came a severe headache. Thankfully that lasted only a short time. My prescripti...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Amnesia, Confusional state, Coordination abnormal, Disability, Dyspnoea, Muscular weakness, Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on May 29, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Extreme loss of coordination, weakness and fatigue, memory loss/ confusion and shortness of breath . Very serious and disabling side effects from this medication!

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Pain, Amnesia, Drug ineffective, Swelling

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on April 16, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Having too many side effects...swelling, pain, loss of memory, and many more. Doesn't help the pain at all. Stopping it immediately!

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Dizziness, Amnesia, Somnolence, Vision blurred

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on February 7, 2014 @ 12:00 am

... the burning sensation in my hands and feet go away. But the pain in my shoulders and arms is still present and the side effects are worse than the disease!!! I experience tremors, blurred vision, loss...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Amnesia, Somnolence, Thought blocking, Vision blurred

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 2, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Memory problems, blurred vision, difficulty concentrating, very drowsy I believe it has helped some of my neuropathic pain as part of a treatment combination of sympathetic bl...


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