Problems With Neurontin

Neurontin® (gabapentin) is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of partial seizures and postherpetic neuralgia. Although most people tolerate this medication well, as with any drug, side effects are possible.
Some of the most common Neurontin problems that were reported during clinical studies include nausea or vomiting, coordination problems, dizziness, and drowsiness. In most cases, side effects of this drug are mild and either do not require medical attention or can be treated easily.
Certain problems with this drug, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These side effects include, but are not limited to:
  • Depression
  • Hostility
  • Suicidal thinking or behavior
  • Severe dizziness, confusion, or coordination problems that do not improve with time
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:


    • Unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling.


(Click Neurontin Side Effects to find out what other side effects may occur with this medication, including rare but possible problems.)
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