What are the rare side effects of gabapentin?
Rare side effects
- suicidal thoughts or behavior.
- violent behavior, aggressiveness, or anger.
- anxiety that is worse or new.
- depression that is worse or new.
- irritability that is worse or new.
- panic attacks.
Can I take gabapentin with high blood pressure?
Hypertension is one of the most common chronic diseases and public health problems worldwide. Our previous study indicated that oral gabapentin can markedly attenuate blood pressure in chronic kidney disease-induced hypertension.
What vitamins should I not take with gabapentin?
Avoid taking aluminum or magnesium containing products (such as antacids) for 2 hours before your gabapentin. If you notice any signs of seizures, including abnormal auras or motor movements, contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist).
Does gabapentin affect the heart?
Gabapentin Reduces Blood Pressure and Heart Rate through the Nucleus Tractus Solitarii.
What are the mild and serious side effects of gabapentin?
abnormal eye movements that are continuous,uncontrolled,back-and-forth,or rolling
Does gabapentin affect one’s sleep?
One interesting aspect of gabapentin’s effect on sleep (in the limited research available) is its impact on the quality of sleep. In one 2010 study , gabapentin not only helped to treat study participants’ insomnia symptoms by decreasing spontaneous arousal – like waking up in the middle of the night – but it also improved their sleep quality by enhancing slow-wave sleep.
Does gabapentin cause weight gain?
People may gain weight while taking gabapentin because the drug increases their appetite and causes water retention, mainly in the arms, hands, legs, and feet. Patients taking medications like Neurontin and Gralise may gain a few pounds after about six weeks into treatment.
Does gabapentin have any adverse side affects to the liver?
Neurontin (gabapentin) doesn’t really have any effects on the liver, and liver function doesn’t affect the metabolism or clearance of gabapentin. It is generally cleared by the renal system so if there is renal insufficiency (kidneys not working well) then the drug levels may rise in the system.