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Re: Neurontin

Posted by Toby, A HUGE THANK~YOU! (m) on October 14, 1998, at 9:45:55

In reply to Re: Neurontin, posted by Toby on October 13, 1998, at 16:05:37

> I just don't know about the Neurontin... I have used Depakote for intractable anxiety with good results and Neurontin is kind of in the same class as Depakote, so maybe your doctor knows something I haven't heard of yet. See Lisa's post above; she reports that Neurontin initially caused the overbreathing but has now resolved, so perhaps it will be helpful. As an aside, Lisa asked if Neurontin affected the lungs specifically: I think not; I don't know why SSRI's and Neurontin would cause that specific side effect, and the pneumonia was during a clinical trial so it had to be reported even though it most likely had nothing to do with the medication.
> Please don't take your son's medication, even if it means you have to be off meds a few days when on vacation or whatever; the reason being that they can interact with each other sometimes and shoot up the blood level of serotonin and you can get really nasty side effects and even get toxic that way.
> If the Neurontin doesn't give relief, talk to him again about Buspar or the Pindolol/Atenolol option. Good luck.

Hi thanks very much for all your info!! it was very kind of you:) I think you may have misunderstood my last post a bit..... I didnt take my sons meds. What Imeant to say was I forgot to take my Zanax along with the serzone and the neck thing came back. and when we returned the next day When I took both together my neck didnt hurt at all. Believe me I wouldnt even think about taking my sons meds.....I get chicken even taking my own!! Oh I found a web site that talks about the neurontin/GABA.
its http.// let me know what ya think!




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