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neurontin to zonegran : weight loss, anxiety ?

Posted by jtevers on July 18, 2004, at 16:29:18

In reply to Re: ZONEGRAN WORKS WONDERS - Itching? sooshi, posted by SLS on July 2, 2004, at 18:22:42

i have been taking neurontin (a mood stabilizer) and seroquel (an antipsychotic) since a 2000 diagnosis of bipolar disorder.

because i have gained almost 80 lbs. and sleep 10 hrs. since my medication, i am currently investigating a switch.

i am attempting to go from taking seroquel to geodon (a more potent antipsychotic), which supposedly causes less weight gain.

additionally, i would like to switch from neurontin to zonegran for my mood stabilization, but have experienced anxiety and panic once before while waining off my neurontin. SO i wondered...

does anyone know the therapeutic dose of zonegran for mood disorders?

what is the effect on my sleep or level of energy and when do you typically take a dose of zonegran, at night or during the day?

does zonegran reduce or cause anxiety as a side effect?

has anyone experienced weight gain or loss while being administered zonegran?

thank you,
jt


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