Neurontin for narcotic withdrawal

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Looking for people's experiences with Neurontin 1) in general and 2) specifically if its helpful for withdrawal. The poll is for people's experiences using Neurontin during withdrawal - not necessarily FOR withdrawal but just if you used during. lso let me know if you feel like it, what it actually helped with. If you have other experiences with it, please comment on this post and let me know. I was prescribed it weeks ago for facial pain, but I havent filled it.
I have some 300mg Neurontin capsules which I have read may help with some of these symptoms. Does anyone have any experience with Neurontin(Gabapentin) for THC withdrawals? I realize that every person reacts differently to medications. I am just looking for some general information before I begin the Neurontin therapy. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Wellbutrin helps with the drug cravings and Neurontin helps with withdrawals for me. I take those meds for depression and anxiety too. Neurontin helps me get to sleep and stay asleep longer. I can wake up to go to the bathroom but can go right back to sleep. I couldn't befpre I started on this medication.
yes, Neurontin is for seizures, pain, anti-anxiety. It gives some tiredness but is a very usefull drug to control seizures. I am going back on it to control my seizures. The Klonopin is not enough.
I guess it's not normally prescribed for withdrawals because it has not been approved for that but I would think most docs would prescribe it because it can be used for pain and is a non narcotic. There are many other uses for it. I read there can be a withdrawal effect when stopping it so I only plan on taking it for a week. I only had to take 1 today and I was taking over 25 hydros a day until Sunday. I stopped completely monday.
stay away from excederin except only from time to time as that was the 1st and most common to cause rebound headaches. but for now, for this withdrawal, i would take an anti-inflamm like advil/aleve/or even aspirin for your body pain. i would take hot showers for the muscle and bone aches. i would get someone to massage you.
I am still on the neurontin for nerve pain............but 32 days clean today from Hydrocodone. I am on 600 MG's of neurontin 4 times a day, but I don't take it that much I usually take one in the am then one in the evening before I go to bed.
It's not an easy thing to do as at times pain will increase temporarily when you taper down or stop. For me, I have found that taking a small dose of a narcotic, along with Neurontin, is doable. I still have pain, but most chronic pain patients have to live with some pain. I stopped the Ambien and have been taking Melatonin and/or Alteril, which are non-habit forming sleep aids. I've found them to work as well as the Ambien did.
I have been on and off pain medication for the last two years. Between several surgeries for my kidney, lungs and my tubes tied for medical reasons. In the time span of three months I had been on Narco 5/500 1-2 tablets every four to six hours as needed. Just this past week I have started healing and trying to get back to normal after 4 surgeries in just 6 weeks. I came off my meds because I didn't need them anymore and went through a horrible withdraw.
Methadone treats moderate to severe pain and is also used together with medical supervision and counseling to treat narcotic drug addiction or to help control withdrawal symptoms in patients being treated for narcotic drug addiction. This medicine is a narcotic pain reliever. It is not to be used for the side effects of hepatitis C treatment.
Neurontin is a safe and effective treatment for pain. There are many patients with painful neruopathy who use Neurontin for many years. Typically the side-effects include sedation, dizziness, and imbalance. Therefore, I do not see a problem with you continuing with Neurontin use, as long as you are tolerating the previously mentioned side effects.
I've heard that neurontin or gabapentin is great for stopping the nerve pain associated with withdrawal. Has anyone had experience with this?
but I do not want to enter a detox program or start suboxene or ever use any other sort of narcotic. Appreciate you all reading this and I apologize for the poor writing but in withdrawal and brain is super fogged..Looking for help! and trying to stay out of the ER and to refrain discussing my overuse with the doctors. I am prescribed 6 vicodin a day but generally use 8 (sometimes more) anymore so now paying the price of my indulgence. Thank you all in advance for any suggestions and help.
I still had the crawlies and the emotions, but I made it and it was the healthy way. As for Neurontin? I like it and will probably stay on it for the rest of my life. I once was maxed-out at 3600 mgs per day and the pharmacist was worried sick about it. I'm at 2700 at present and I plan to reduce even more. One good thing about Neurontin is that it is a work horse and can be pushed to meet your needs. Funny thing about pain...
hi im 25 yrs old and have been on sub. for 5 yrs. i have lowered to 2-4 mg.a day. Also I have been on benzo's for about the same length of time right now i take 1mg. 3x day. But i really take them like 20-25 pills a day when i get the prescription. I harly feel them at all, at first i could take 2-3 and be blinded. So i run out pretty quick after that i take 1 when i have an attack or extreme anxiety. If i go more than 4 days w/o any my chest starts to hurt.
I want off of them but don't want to suffer. I never tried the neurontin because I heard it was for seizures. Current meds are t-3's ,xanax and claratin d can I safely add the neurontin w/out any adverse actions. When I'm out of pain killers my life is miserable, I suffer and so does my family. I have alot of responsibilites and can't stop. Please advise. Thank-you.
I was prescribed neurontin for sciatic pain due to a herniated disc at the L5-S1 level. My nerve damage was pretty bad at the time and also caused foot drop. The neurologist said I would probably always have foot drop. After I had surgery the foot drop slowly went away as did the sciatic pain. I was told the nerve heals at only a cm. a month. So if you were like me and had nerve pain from butt to foot it will take quite awhile for that pain to subside.
I was doing a google search to see what I can do about these creepy crawly feelings in my limbs. I saw that gabapentin (generic for Neurontin) reduces this feeling. I have this drug at home and if this is true I can stop my Norcos tapering right now. Does anyone out there have success with gabapentin?
See if your doctor can write you a prescription for some Requip for restlessness, Neurontin for anxiety and malaise, some Flexeril or Soma for a few weeks for muscle spasms and maybe some Seroquel low dose, for sleep. It will make your withdrawals easier. Valerian and Magnesium is sometimes helpful remedies over the counter. The residual symptoms of insomnia and depression can last another few months.
See if your doctor can write you a prescription for some Requip for restlessness, Neurontin is a great help for anxiety and malaise, some Flexeril or Soma for a few weeks for muscle spasms and maybe some Seroquel low dose for sleep. Clonidine regulates blood pressure, creepy-crawly feeling and will make withdrawals easier. Please don't start taking the opiates again as it will only throw you back into withdrawals once you stop again, or make you relapse.
If your husband is CT off 60mg of methadone for a week, and he's having little or no withdrawal symptoms, he's either one extremely fortunate individual, or he's lying to you. Of course, everyone is different, but nearly everyone that detoxes from methadone has some wd's. I've never known anyone who *didn't* have some pretty bad wd's from going CT. If he's functioning the same now as he was when he was using, I'd be suspicious that he has more methadone stashed somewhere.
Hi Flossie and welcome....I have taken Neurontin for several years on and off. It is an anti-seizure med often prescribed for epileptic patients and is used for nerve pain as well. I've actually taken it for both reasons; after a seizure several years I took if for about 16 months. Then a couple years ago my doctor (surgeon) prescribed it for nerve pain for about 6 months before and after neck fusion surgery.
but i have lived through norco withdrawals for a broken back and seriously hated it. am i in for deep **** and what are my options for withdrawal from ultram. my doc has never said a word about tapering off ultram but after reading this.....i think i need some xanax to relax.
I have to cut down and recently cut down to 10 a day and have experienced physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms. I have some clonidine and don't know how much to take for withdrawal. What is the recommended dosage. My goal is to eventually cut down to 4 a day, but have been very uncomfortable at 10. I also take effexor and trazadone for depression, but I am so depressed right now. Hydrocodone, believe it or not has helped my depression and has given me something to look forward to.
do you thing the neurontin will help if i get sick . i still have to work and i am kind of scared but i have only been taking 4-5 perc for the last week.
Just in case you are curious, it takes us three to four days to detox a patient and get him/her back home drug free and feeling well on Naltrexone therapy (no opiates). See if your doctor can write you a prescription for some Requip for restlessness, Neurontin is a great help for anxiety and malaise, some Flexeril or Soma for a few weeks for muscle spasms and maybe some Seroquel low dose for sleep. Clonidine regulates blood pressure, creepy-crawly feeling and will make withdrawals easier.
See if your doctor can write you a prescription for some Requip for restlessness, Neurontin is a great help for anxiety and malaise, some Flexeril or Soma for a few weeks for muscle spasms and maybe some Seroquel low dose for sleep. Clonidine regulates blood pressure, creepy-crawly feeling and will make withdrawals easier. Please don't start taking the opiates again as it will only throw you back into withdrawals once you stop again, or make you relapse.
See if your doctor can write you a prescription for some Requip for restlessness, Neurontin for anxiety and malaise, some Flexeril or Soma for a few weeks for muscle spasms and maybe some Seroquel low dose, for sleep. Clonidine is very helpful for the creepy-crawly feeling and control of blood pressure variations. It will make your withdrawals easier. Valerian and Magnesium is sometimes helpful remedies over the counter.
No benzos, only Neurontin for the seizures. Life really sucks, I hate it and hope a Super-Typhoon comes real soon!!!!!!!!!
vistaril to help with the withdrawal. needless to say, for someone who has been taking at least 6 or 8, 10 mg percs a day, the dozen 7.5 didn't last long. no matter how hard i try to make them last, if i have them & am hurting, i take them. so i am an addict? or dependent upon these drugs? what is the difference, and please, what are my options???? (please don't suggest neurontin.
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