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Neurontin â Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, Neurontin


®* side-effects are not common, but they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:


· drowsiness
· headache
· fatigue
· blurred vision
· tremor
· anxiety
· irregular eye movements


If you experience any of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:


· skin rash
· itching
· difficulty moving or breathing
· clumsiness
· fever
· flu-like side-effects
· irregular, pounding, or fast heartbeat
· seizures




*Neurontin® is marketed by Parke-Davis, Pfizer to treat pain after shingles and partial seizures. The active ingredient in Neurontin® is gabapentin.


 

Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.



Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD