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Capsaicin and Gabapentin

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Angela_T, Feb 13, 2016.

  1. Angela_T

    Angela_T Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Anyone taking Capsaicin for nerve problems as I have been taking it two days now and it is burning my legs but I'm going to persevere if it helps. Has anyone else had this problem? Angela T

    Anyone on Gabapentin? I am on 1200mg 3x a day now for nerve pain. Does anyone experience dizziness like they are drunk with the Gabapentin? I had to get a cup of coffee to feel more with it after a while I was ok but at first really dizzy. Angela T

    Do you notice Gabapentin puts on weight? I weighed 10.3 stone and shot up to 11 stone within a month of taking it. Angela T
    #1 Angela_T, Feb 13, 2016 at 7:34 PM
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  2. Pilgrim22

    Pilgrim22 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Angela, I am on the same dose of gabapentin as you with no side effects. Did you slowly build up the dose? As starting on too high a dose can cause those feelings.
    I haven't put on any weight, but I am on a lot more drugs as well. (37 pills a day) and in a wheelchair, so have to watch the calories.
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