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How effective is Neurontin for Bipolar 1 (Bipolar I Disorder)?
Overall ratings: 2.9/5
Long term ratings: 2.8/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Neurontin (gabapentin) is for Bipolar 1. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 11 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Neurontin
Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,748 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Bipolar 1 (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) (latest reports from 17,839 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote.
On Oct, 21, 2014: 11 people are studied for taking Neurontin in Bipolar 1
Neurontin effectiveness for Bipolar 1 (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Neurontin for Bipolar 1 * :
|Bipolar 1||63.64%||36.36% |
Age of people who take Neurontin for Bipolar 1 * :
|Bipolar 1||0.00%||0.00%||18.18%||9.09%||36.36%||0.00%||9.09%||27.27% |
Who find Neurontin more effective for Bipolar 1?
Gender of people who find Neurontin more effective * :
|Bipolar 1||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who find Neurontin more effective * :
|Bipolar 1||0.00%||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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it seems to be getting worse, im on neurontin for bipolar off label use
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