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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 57,811 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, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote. (latest reports from 9,912 Bipolar 1 patients)

On May, 22, 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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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

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    my son has back problems l7 disc is completely gone.He doesn't want to take pain pills because he is a recovering addict.He prescribed Neurontin until his medical insurance goes into effect to have surgery.He took a drug screen and it cme back positive for methadone,he has never taken methadone bef ...
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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 ...
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    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?
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    I have been taking gabapentin to relieve nerve pain in my right leg resulting from lumbar disk protrusions.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • muscle twitching, pain, jimmy legs,

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I believe the Gabapentin is causing headaches.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • it seems to be getting worse, im on neurontin for bipolar off label use

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