Posted by platinumbride on March 13, 2006, at 8:47:59
In reply to Why does Gabapentin cause weight gain?, posted by Sobriquet Style on March 10, 2006, at 16:23:39
I think that it truly does slow down the metabolism.
Especially at higher doses. And it makes me, at least, hungry as hell!!!
For a while I did a lot of cardio. I was able to lose quite a bit of weight, even while on neurontin.
I hope that helps....
> Is there anyway to off-set it?
> Diet and exercise...I''ve started :-)
> Does anyone know, *why* the drug causes weight gain in the first place?