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How effective is Neurontin for Bipolar 1 (Bipolar I Disorder)?

Summary: 11 Neurontin users have rated its effectiveness for Bipolar 1.

Overall ratings: 2.9/5
Long term ratings: 2.8/5

This is a review of how effective Neurontin (gabapentin) is for Bipolar 1 and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

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What is Neurontin

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 57,802 Neurontin users)

Bipolar 1

Bipolar 1 (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Abilify, Seroquel, Lamotrigine, Depakote. (latest reports from 9,908 Bipolar 1 patients)

On Apr, 18, 2015: 11 people are studied for taking Neurontin in Bipolar 1




Neurontin effectiveness for Bipolar 1


Long term Neurontin effectiveness for Bipolar 1

Neurontin effectiveness for Bipolar 1 (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall05321
Long term
(1+ years)
02210

Age of people who take Neurontin for Bipolar 1 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bipolar 10.00%0.00%18.18%9.09%36.36%0.00%9.09%27.27%

Who find Neurontin more effective for Bipolar 1?

Age of people who find Neurontin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bipolar 10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

 

 

 

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    I have had CRPS for 2 years. Just a few nights ago I started experiencing stomach pain. My Doctor didn't know what was causing it so gave me a stomach pill that didn't help so I didn't take it. I take a lot of meds, more than I listed. Just last week the stomach pain was soo bad I couldn't get to th ...
  • Relief for severe nerve pain in hands?
    Just finished 2nd Zometa infusion (x 3 mos.) 2 weeks ago. Severe nerve pain in hands that have existing mild neuropathy. Will this go away?
  • Does gabapentin affect creatinine and potassium levels
    I have been taking gabapentin to relieve nerve pain in my right leg resulting from lumbar disk protrusions.
  • I have crohn's disease, avn, had 5 hip replacements. does entocort. affect my avn?
    I've been on Imuran for my Crohns Disease for over 20.years, I have AVN in both hips (5 hip replacements) I had the Depuy Metal on Metal Pinnacle Cup components. Got Melatosis and had revisions done on both hips, replaced with ceramic femoral heads and plastic lining in the cup. My left hip disloca ...
  • I am a type 1 diabetic. what are some drugs i should never take with levomir and humalog?
    I am having sweats and am concerned that the drugs I am taking are the problem. Just had a CABG X3 and feel pretty well. my diabetes is type 1 and very hard to control. After 52 years I have tried many diets and different insulins. Now I just take 5 to six injections per day of the humalog and 2 of ...

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  • Stopped gabapentin got immediate relief from severe constipation
    I took 400 mg gabapentin to ease nerve pain after kidney removal some 2 yrs. ago
    I took gabapentin for 1 1/2 yrs. 400 mg. daily, it did dull the nerve pain but I was severely constipated daily. even though I drank a great deal of water, and took psyllium and lots of other fiber, ground up fla ...
  • Gabapentin side effects
    I've been on Neurontin fro 1 month and the side effects have been the same occasional dizzy spells, drowsiness, anger, mood swings, stuttering, slow response time. My least favorite and most bothersome to me is my disorganized thoughts. Daily activities and conversations are difficult at times.
  • Acute intermittent porphyria with mouth ulcers
    I was diagnosis with Acute Intermittent Porphyria in February 1995. SINCE then I have been in the hospital more than I can count, I have had my kidneys to fell, urinary retention that resulted my baby being reconstructed. I have had numerous mediport placements with the most recent one a Powerport.. ...
  • Fibromyalgia, rsd, interstitial cystitis, lupus
    I have suffered chronic autoimmune conditions for over 20 years. Started out as fibromyalgia, for over a decade. Under a lot of stressors, 8 yrs ago, acquired more autoimmune conditions such as: Interstital Cystitis (IC), sjorgren's syndrome (chronic dry eye..sometimes testing + & sometimes -), RSD ...
  • Vasculitis caused by gabapentin
    i also take but didnt have such symptom till recent; however, such could be due to gabapentin 1800 mg/d.
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  • it seems to be getting worse, im on neurontin for bipolar off label use

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