Gabapentin and vitamin d

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Avatar m tn I have been on may drugs for pad-color: #dae8f4'>in and currently on Gabapent<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> for vocal cord/coughd-color: #dae8f4'>ing issues an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> leg pad-color: #dae8f4'>in (knee, calf, left side back). I don't thd-color: #dae8f4'>ink it is helpd-color: #dae8f4'>ing much. Is anyone else on Gabapentd-color: #dae8f4'>in?
915369 tn?1355318410 My doctor has me on an anti-seizure medication rather than an anti-depressant. The way it was described to me is that if you have more manic episodes (like myself), an anti-seizure med helps. If you are more depressed than manic, an anti-depressant helps.
Avatar f tn My doctor just recently ran a new blood pannel an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> found that I have a vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> defficancy (sorry if that's spelled wrong). I'm now on vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d once a week to make up for what's missd-color: #dae8f4'>ing. I wonderd-color: #dae8f4'>ing if there's anythd-color: #dae8f4'>ing specific that d-color: #dae8f4'>causes this? Medications, medical problems, anythd-color: #dae8f4'>ing? I'm on gabapentd-color: #dae8f4'>in (nerve pad-color: #dae8f4'>in), amitriptyld-color: #dae8f4'>ine (low dose for GI pad-color: #dae8f4'>ins), and provera (for PCOS), along with some OTC stuff.
Avatar f tn Fong, I have been havd-color: #dae8f4'>ing muscle twitchd-color: #dae8f4'>ing(all over the body), muscle weakness (thighs an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> calfs)an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> soreness x 2 months. All my blood works are normal, except vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> level is 15. d-color: #dae8f4'>does vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d deficiency can d-color: #dae8f4'>cause those symptoms?
500238 tn?1255134814 Not sure how it affects vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d but I do know that I could not eat durd-color: #dae8f4'>ing the mono and lost 10 pounds d-color: #dae8f4'>in two weeks and then contd-color: #dae8f4'>inued to have eatd-color: #dae8f4'>ing difficulty due to the GERd so maybe that is why the Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> became deficient, who knows. I suspect that my low levels of Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> may have d-color: #dae8f4'>caused the GERd and possibly allowed the mono to creep d-color: #dae8f4'>in sd-color: #dae8f4'>ince it will d-color: #dae8f4'>inhibit your immune reaction as well.
Avatar m tn i used to be prescribed this medication (gabapent<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span>) for GHB withdrawals an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> as a mood stabilizer an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> I did abuse it. most of the time at dosages of 8 to 12 800mg tablets at a time and I just wanted to caution anyone who might take alot of it that it did make me have seizures from time to time at dosages as low as 8 400mg capsules. just a cautionary note.
Avatar n tn I can't use Flomax or other Alpha Blockers due to side effects -- disturbed sleep. Uroxatral even d-color: #dae8f4'>cause me to sleepwalk, wakd-color: #dae8f4'>ing when I fell flat on my face! Separately, due to a Vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d deficiency, my doc put me on 50,000 units per week for 8 weeks, followed by biweekly doses. And guess what...the Vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d almost d-color: #dae8f4'>instantly "cured" the BPH.
Avatar n tn Separately, due to a Vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d deficiency my doc found, he put me on 50,000 units Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> per week for 8 weeks, followed by biweekly doses. An<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> guess what...the Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> almost d-color: #dae8f4'>instantly "cured" the BPH. I've seen that Vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d can affect the growth of prostate cells over the long term, but this worked as quickly (and about as well) as Flomax. (FYI: I'm diabetic and overweight, takd-color: #dae8f4'>ing metformd-color: #dae8f4'>in, Byetta, lisd-color: #dae8f4'>inopril, HCTZ, gabapentd-color: #dae8f4'>in, lovastatd-color: #dae8f4'>in and Lantus). Is this normal?
Avatar f tn I have never had facial pad-color: #dae8f4'>in per say, just numbness/tightness. This is the only medication I take other than vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> my monthly Tysabri d-color: #dae8f4'>infusion. (just got 3rd d-color: #dae8f4'>infusion last week) Other than the trigemd-color: #dae8f4'>inal nerve, balance and gait are really my only MS issues. I take PT 3x per week and swim daily which really helps; however I still use my cane. I read about Lyrica and same side effects. Here come the questions: 1. do I really need a higher dose to rid trigemd-color: #dae8f4'>inal nerve symptons? 2.
16923519 tn?1452423391 I went to many different doctors, at the end, an d-color: #dae8f4'>internist discovered I had vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> deficiency at 11, an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> my PTH came at 155 (due to my severe vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> deficiency) I am on 8.000 ui per week, this is my 4th week. I thought it would take time, of course, but d-color: #dae8f4'>instead of feeld-color: #dae8f4'>ing better, I'm feeld-color: #dae8f4'>ing worse. The burnd-color: #dae8f4'>ing is worse, the pad-color: #dae8f4'>in d-color: #dae8f4'>in my arms and jod-color: #dae8f4'>ints is worse. I am absolutely desperate. I have seen another two neurologists and they tell me everythd-color: #dae8f4'>ing is d-color: #dae8f4'>in my head or I have anxiety...
Avatar m tn Sometimes changd-color: #dae8f4'>ing the drug you are takd-color: #dae8f4'>ing gives better pad-color: #dae8f4'>in control. Also take vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> B an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> supplement for a short time. Also, physiotherapy should be tried. Nerve blocks, epidurals and spd-color: #dae8f4'>inal cord stimulators may help (but can be costly). Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examd-color: #dae8f4'>ine you.
Avatar m tn Also take vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in B and vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> supplement for a short time. Also, physiotherapy should be tried. Nerve blocks, epidurals an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> spd-color: #dae8f4'>inal cord stimulators may help (but can be costly). Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examd-color: #dae8f4'>ine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examd-color: #dae8f4'>ine you and d-color: #dae8f4'>does not know your complete medical history.
Avatar m tn The vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d half life d-color: #dae8f4'>in the body at your normal level is about 1 month, so I strongly suspect a health problem has come up which is consumd-color: #dae8f4'>ing vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> There are 10 studies of ALS an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> low vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> http://vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>indwiki.com/tiki-d-color: #dae8f4'>index.php?page_id=3769 The overview of Fibromyalgia and vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d has been seen by 120,000 people http://vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>indwiki.com/tiki-d-color: #dae8f4'>index.php?page_id=383 There are a great many reasons to use vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d3 d-color: #dae8f4'>instead of d2 http://www.vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>indwiki.com/tiki-d-color: #dae8f4'>index.php?
Avatar f tn Other than that, I've had high serum calcium, osteoporosis an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> then came high PTH(parathyroid). My vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> went down to 8.5 an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> I'm takd-color: #dae8f4'>ing supplements. Took scans of the thyroids and it came back negative so the endo docs are sayd-color: #dae8f4'>ing that this is secondary. Secondary to what? I don't know if this can all be from the same illness or just separate ones. Oh..It's hard for me to sleep and while I'm sleepd-color: #dae8f4'>ing, I wake up with terrible std-color: #dae8f4'>ingd-color: #dae8f4'>ing pad-color: #dae8f4'>in all over and through my body.
Avatar f tn There are no UVB rays (that create vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d) between the months of November through March due to the angle of the sun * Weard-color: #dae8f4'>ing sunscreen - prevents absorption of UVB rays needed to create vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d * Lack of vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> co-factors - magnesium (most important co factor), zd-color: #dae8f4'>inc, vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> K2, boron, an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> a td-color: #dae8f4'>iny amount of vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in A * Too much calcium will lead to a magnesium deficiency and d-color: #dae8f4'>in turn will lead to a vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d deficiency * Kidney and liver disease - vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d is processed (metaboliz
Avatar m tn I got tired an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> stressed out an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> for a couple of hours I was havd-color: #dae8f4'>ing some very real w/<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> symptoms, but i was able to calm down and they went away. Overall I am proud of what i did by gettd-color: #dae8f4'>ing clean and am contd-color: #dae8f4'>inud-color: #dae8f4'>ing to work on thd-color: #dae8f4'>ings d-color: #dae8f4'>in order to stay strong. Thanks agad-color: #dae8f4'>in HipG :) ".....ad-color: #dae8f4'>in't it good to know, you've got a friend......
Avatar f tn I had had severe fatigue for a long time, and the endocrd-color: #dae8f4'>inologist (my 3rd one) checked me for everythd-color: #dae8f4'>ing she could thd-color: #dae8f4'>ink of, and tests came back showd-color: #dae8f4'>ing very low Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>. I guess it made sense -- I seldom spend time outside, an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> we live d-color: #dae8f4'>in a cold an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> rad-color: #dae8f4'>iny climate, so where would I get the sunshd-color: #dae8f4'>ine needed to make Vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d myself? The dr. said my 'reservoir' of d was empty, and takd-color: #dae8f4'>ing just a regular daily dose would never let me catch up to where I should be, so she prescribed the big dose.
Avatar n tn Although it is not usually a first ld-color: #dae8f4'>ine treatment, for patients with augmentation from mirapex or requip an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> little success with gabapent<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span>, methadone is the drug of choice. Please refer to the Willis-Ekbom Foundation website for current literature. I have suffered with RLS for 40 years. I have used every medication available and numerous natural therapies, vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in supplements et. d-color: #dae8f4'>in the end I was forced to take methadone.
1143135 tn?1277944018 I usd to get loads of headaches before my dx an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> always before my period was due an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> once I started Gabapent<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> they have virtually disappeared. Md-color: #dae8f4'>ine were on the top of my head though not at the base of the skull. do not know enough to comment on your theory..but perhaps others here can add some d-color: #dae8f4'>insight. Anyhow sorry you have jod-color: #dae8f4'>ined us on this forum..I was dx'd d-color: #dae8f4'>in March and still feel fairly new. How are you copd-color: #dae8f4'>ing with symptoms and your dx?
Avatar f tn 2 x's a day and Gabapentd-color: #dae8f4'>in 300 mg. 3 x's a day an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> gabapent<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> 100 mg. at bedtime. My cymbalta an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> gabapent<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> made my cholesterol worse. From 220 it went to 311 total cholesterol. Head d-color: #dae8f4'>injury car wreck that is why I need the meds. PTSd, post concussion syndrome and depression. I just had the berkley tests done and they said i have 9p21 genotype. My father and grandmother both had strokes. They were cleard-color: #dae8f4'>ing out my fathers carotid artery and he had a stroke after that d-color: #dae8f4'>in d-color: #dae8f4'>intensive care.
4823849 tn?1373661429 Ambien, Xanax (just once), Vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>ins an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> Supplements, Proted-color: #dae8f4'>in Shakes an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> Waters, Claritd-color: #dae8f4'>in an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> Sd-color: #dae8f4'>inus meds, lots of food, an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> my 100mg Lyrica pills. I’m convd-color: #dae8f4'>inced Lyrica (or Gabapentd-color: #dae8f4'>in) is a miracle worker. And....if you want the long story, be my guest: MONdAY – MARCH 18th | 2 dAYS TILL d-dAY Later this week I am god-color: #dae8f4'>ing to attempt cold turkey from 4 Norcos/day. It took me about two months to get down to that low of a dose. I was at 15 pills/day before.
Avatar f tn Such as Tramadol, Gabapentd-color: #dae8f4'>in, and Topiramate with vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> B,<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>, iron, an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> IBUPROFEN. However, the only true substance I have found that kills the pad-color: #dae8f4'>in is cocad-color: #dae8f4'>ine. Agad-color: #dae8f4'>in, I am not jokd-color: #dae8f4'>ing! But, I am not one to break the law or advocate its use. I give you this d-color: #dae8f4'>info. bed-color: #dae8f4'>cause my pad-color: #dae8f4'>in has been contd-color: #dae8f4'>inuous for the last 2 years and there is really no end d-color: #dae8f4'>in sight.
1171003 tn?1267075703 If you have not had it checked have your B12, thyroid, an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> levels checked. We all need Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>. I saw a doctor years ago who believe a low dose thyroid medication improved energy and helped pad-color: #dae8f4'>in d-color: #dae8f4'>in FM people. I've taken a low dose thyroid medication sd-color: #dae8f4'>ince. Most recently I switched to an Iodd-color: #dae8f4'>ine supplement. It's really helped me. With all of this check side effects of any supplements and I am not a doctor I just lived very much like you.
Avatar n tn Check her vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in d level and have her start takd-color: #dae8f4'>ing at least 1000 I.U.'s a day. Please keep me updated!!!
Avatar f tn I was diagnosed with benign tonsillar ectopia, fibromyalgia, vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> deficiency, an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> hypoglycemia d-color: #dae8f4'>in June after changd-color: #dae8f4'>ing doctors. I was prescribed vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> 5000 units and Gabapentd-color: #dae8f4'>in 300mg Capsules. Pad-color: #dae8f4'>in has reduced but numbness and disorientation still there. My hands also go completely numb periodically. Had an eye exam and further testd-color: #dae8f4'>ing on my vision. Nothd-color: #dae8f4'>ing explad-color: #dae8f4'>ined the double vision. All tests to d-color: #dae8f4'>include spd-color: #dae8f4'>inal tap and EMG show normal.
11072290 tn?1415066835 Nerve conduction tests would d-color: #dae8f4'>indicate if there is any impd-color: #dae8f4'>ingement on the nerves. A blood test to check your Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> B12, Vitam<span style = 'backgroun<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>-color: #<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>ae8f4'>in</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span>, levels an<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>d</span> also glucose levels would be useful. Sometimes pd-color: #dae8f4'>ins and needles can be felt bed-color: #dae8f4'>cause of those vitamd-color: #dae8f4'>in deficiencies. Pd-color: #dae8f4'>ins and needles can also be due to nerve damage due to high sugar levels. The HbA1C test would show your blood sugar levels over a period of 3 months. Make an appod-color: #dae8f4'>intment to see your dentist with regard to your pad-color: #dae8f4'>inful teeth.