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Re: NEURONTIN - sometimes platinumbride

Posted by BarbaraCat on July 19, 2004, at 12:35:11

In reply to Re: NEURONTIN - sometimes, posted by platinumbride on July 19, 2004, at 12:22:34

Dear PB,
Thanks for the kind thoughts. I am feeling much better today but am taking it very easy. I helped a friend move and way overdid it, cleaning with chemicals and such. This fibro stuff is so vexing. But I'm glad I have Neurontin in my arsenal, even though it merely muffles things rather than totally alleviates.

How much Neurontin do you take and what is your dosage/timing? Do you take breaks from it? I don't follow any schedule with it, just take it as needed, but perhaps should take it prophylactically. I do like it very much, just chills things out nicely and then wears off before too long.

Haven't noticed the orgasm thing, but with life as it's been for so long and my husband just getting out of his own dysthymia, I'll tell ya, friskyness has not been high on the priority list. But when it does happen, no problem.

> I do hope that you are feeling better soon.
> As for me, neurontin has been a staple for me for 3 years. Sometimes it can make me feel a bit loopy (if I don't get the dosage timing right), but mostly I am just so grateful that it calms me without the potential depression that I can get when taking klonopin.
> I used to eat like a pig with it, but that seems to have stopped. (Like I guess I stopped running to the refrigerator!)
> I DO notice that I have difficulty achieving orgasm when I take it, but again, if the timing of the dosage is right, that is not an issue.
> I'm really grateful for this drug.
> Diane
> > I'm going through a major fibro flare today. I hurt all over, cognitive fog, tired but can't sleep. I've been gulping handfulls of neurontin, probably about 9 caps so far and can't get that good feeling. Feels like my gaba receptors are clogged, worn out. I don't know. This is when I could really use what Neurontin sometimes provides. Only, it's not happening. - Barbara




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