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Neurontin Bizarre feeling

Posted by Peter S. on November 5, 2002, at 19:56:29

In reply to Re: Lamictal, **Indications**.Laura polarbear206, posted by colin wallace on November 4, 2002, at 9:09:15

Hey Colin,

I've had some bizarre disociative experiences with Neurontin. The experience is like being somewhat removed from what I'm doing. I've driven like this and it's pretty scary. Generally when this happens my mood is excellent.
I've noticed that it happens if I take 600mg at one time.

Is this similar to your feeling?


> Hi Laura,
> Glad you're success with Lamictal is holding- mine is too (unless I'm foolish enough to take a sip of alcohol with it!)
> Aren't you taking Neurontin aswell? I ask because I tried it briefly, and don't quite know what to make of it.I took one 100mg pill late one evening, and the following day I drove a route I'd taken countless times before, and took every wrong turn possible.I also wandered around putting plates etc. in the wrong cupboards!
> I couldn't decide whether I felt irritable, or more relaxed.Strange sensation- very odd.
> It did seem to take the 'sharp' and zippy edge from the Lamictal, but that edge is what gave me back my mental faculties.
> Does the blunted alertness thing subside with time? I wanted to try it to help with relaxation, and to eventually kick my benzo., but I can easily make do without it.
> Any thoughts?
> Col.
> PS. If you're not taking Neurontin, just ignore me!!!




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