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You may report them to the The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. By using this Site you agree to the following 0000001296 00000 n Of the people who have misused the drug, most had a history of substance misuse or used gabapentin to help with withdrawal symptoms from other substances.

Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. Dehydration can cause heart palpitations. 0000003619 00000 n 0000000016 00000 n

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The US, Gabapentin Study Group No. Commonly reported side effects of gabapentin include: ataxia, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, fever, nystagmus disorder, sedated state, and viral infection.

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It does come with some possible side effects, though. A. Gabapentin (Neurontin) was originally developed as an anti-seizure drug. That’s because your blood contains water, so when you become dehydrated, your blood can become thicker. 0000003471 00000 n Clin Neuropharmacol 31 (2008): 93-65. Gabapentin is an antiepileptic agent and has become a treatment of choice in the manage-ment of neuropathic pain.1 It has adverse ef-fects, such as somnolence, dizziness, ataxia, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and rhinitis.

0000005951 00000 n Epilepsia 37 (1996): 501-214. If you think your symptoms are life-threatening, call 911.

Reeves AL, So EL, Sharbrough FW, Krahn LE "Movement disorders associated with the use of gabapentin." 0 comment. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action.

Answered on Jan 31, 2015. 13 years experience Cardiology. 0000028067 00000 n Stopping gabapentin suddenly can cause serious problems, such as withdrawal symptoms or the return of seizures. 0000003174 00000 n 0000003841 00000 n All rights reserved. Parke-Davis, Morris Plains, NJ. Copyright © Vitals Consumer Services LLC 0000002980 00000 n

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These symptoms may be the first signs of a serious reaction:Call your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms. Our website services, content, and products are for informational purposes only. Your doctor will help you stop … It can be caused by anxiety or a more serious heart condition known as atrial fibrillation.

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Although researchers do not completely understand how gabapentin works to control seizures, they think it affects production of a neurochemical in the brain called GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid). Yes, in acute cases or allergy cases it may cause palpitations. Silvia RJ, Spitznas AL "Gabapentin-Related Changes in Renal Function: Two Case Reports."

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