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by Brynmr
Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

Good to know OJ with iron. I've been on oxycodone for the past week due to an operation so that's really improved things. Too bad this can't last. LOL
by Brynmr
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

I'm pretty stable on 65mg of iron and 3000 mg Gabapentin for the moment but that won't last. Next stop a neurologist.
by Brynmr
Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

badnights wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:35 am
I hope he sends you to a movement disorders neurologist - preferably one with experience treating refractory WED/RLS.

I'm going to request that on Monday. In the mean time what about iron supplements/tablets. Do they do anything? I've got a bottle of 65mg.
by Brynmr
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:30 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

Dropped to .25 mg cause the .50 mg made me feel like lead and no real improvement in my symptoms. So this drug gets trashed. Screw it.
by Brynmr
Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

No iron work done yet. I may have to wait til I see the neurologist. 0.5 mg tonight - yesterday 0.25 - same results meaning not a lot of help. I'm not impressed with these results.
by Brynmr
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

Still experimenting as to when to take the clonazepam. The drug makes me feel like I weight 300 lbs. (I weight 168). Not unpleasant and seems to help. We'll see.
by Brynmr
Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Clonazepam

I saw my GP today. My gabapentin dosage is up to 2700-3000 mg. He's prescribed clonazepam 0.5 mg for the anxiety aspect of my symptoms I'm experiencing though I have some doubts we're talking about the same kind of anxiety (maybe yes maybe no). Anyone use this drug for your RLS? Doc says his other R...
by Brynmr
Wed May 13, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: CVS Won’t Ship Gabapentin to House
Replies: 17
Views: 491

Re: CVS Won’t Ship Gabapentin to House

I got my McLean, VA neurologist to call a RX to a CVS with a drive thru. When I drive up they told me I couldn’t get the RX as another RX exists at the first CVS. I got so pissed off I lost composure yelling thru my scarf. I pulled thru and waited until they called and cancelled the first RX. The w...
by Brynmr
Mon May 11, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: CVS Won’t Ship Gabapentin to House
Replies: 17
Views: 491

Re: CVS Won’t Ship Gabapentin to House

Here I am isolated at home with my wife and two daughters. My neurologist called in a RX of gabapentin but CVS won’t ship it to my house like other medications because Gabapentin is a controlled substance. I’m 48, obese with high blood pressure; high risk for COVID, yet I can’t get my prescribed me...
by Brynmr
Wed May 06, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: CVS Won’t Ship Gabapentin to House
Replies: 17
Views: 491

Re: CVS Won’t Ship Gabapentin to House

Here I am isolated at home with my wife and two daughters. My neurologist called in a RX of gabapentin but CVS won’t ship it to my house like other medications because Gabapentin is a controlled substance. I’m 48, obese with high blood pressure; high risk for COVID, yet I can’t get my prescribed me...
by Brynmr
Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Aimovig
Replies: 13
Views: 1770

Re: Aimovig

I am new to the forum. I’m a physician. I’ve been on Aimovig for over a year. It has had its ups and downs for my migraine. Even switch to a different class of drugs. Now I’m back on it and it is working great for the migraine. However, the RLS it’s worse than ever. Sorry to be the bearer of a bad ...
by Brynmr
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Is your DA causing augmentation?
Replies: 148
Views: 55483

Re: Is your DA causing augmentation?

Bring gin instead :) I hate gin, but I'd drink it by the bucketful if it would help. Or perhaps... just wouldn't care !! We are a group of 6 friends of very long standing, at least 40 years, who have helped each other and given a shoulder to each other through the hard times of illness, bereavement...
by Brynmr
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

Hi brynmr I'm glad your ropinirole-free night worked and you slept well! You can definitely get augmentation within days - I had it by the third day. Besides Qyx, Ann also augmented in very few days, and there are others here who augmented within a week. So you might have been augmented already. I'...
by Brynmr
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

Looks to me like I'm a member of the exclusive, Rapid Augmentation on Gabapentin, club. Thanks for the info everyone, I do appreciate your advice too. So far the upped dosage of gabapentin (2400mg) is working reasonably well. Bouncy feet but falling asleep ok. Kratom looks interesting - some iffy si...
by Brynmr
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin not working so good
Replies: 42
Views: 1840

Re: Gabapentin not working so good

I'm wondering if I was experiencing augmentation with ropinirole. I've heard that can happen with as little as 2 weeks of use.