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Unread 06-12-2017, 12:01 PM   #1
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Default Nausea on Gabapentin/ anything else for anxiety?

I am having serious nausea on Gabapentin and want to get off of it. I tried Buspar before this and it didn't help. I have Klonopin, but I just want to use it prn. I have had success just using it when I have a meltdown or when traveling, etc.

Anything else to try for anxiety besides benzos?
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Unread 06-12-2017, 12:12 PM   #2
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Default Re: Nausea on Gabapentin/ anything else for anxiety?

I am on gabapentin and klonopin. I find eating before taking gabapentin really helps with the nausea. I'm also taking klonopin in AM as well as PM and have no ill effects. I was on Buspar and and a more useless medication I've never tried. Anyway, I hope this helps. Good luck.
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Unread 06-12-2017, 12:35 PM   #3
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Default Re: Nausea on Gabapentin/ anything else for anxiety?

some people do well on lyrica even if gabapentin was a no go. there's some risk of dependency with Lyrica...I think its in Schedule V, as opposted Schedule IV for the benzodiazepines.
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Default Re: Nausea on Gabapentin/ anything else for anxiety?

Hmm.. what do you think is the cause of your anxiety?

Before Lamictal, I was always stressed and agitated, and that stress/agitation led to anxiety (for me). Now I'm super laid back on a high dose of Lamictal and anxiety is a lot less than it was before.

Downside, though: if Lamictal is particularly activating for you, then it may increase your anxiety

I'm on 400mg of Lamictal
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Unread 06-13-2017, 08:36 AM   #5
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Default Re: Nausea on Gabapentin/ anything else for anxiety?

Low-dose seroquel helps my anxiety.
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Klonopin is as good as it gets at this time
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What is Lamictal?
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamotrigine
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