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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What are the benefits and side effects of Neurontin?

My 92 y.o. father has spinal stenosis. He experiences pain in the posterior thighs periodically. Becoming more frequent pain eposodes. Nuerontin or Gabapentin was discussed. He is status post CABG, colectomy, TURBT. He has a known AAA with continued suvailance. Possibility of renal issues. What might be pros and cons of Rx w/ neurontin? Thank you
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
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Some of the side effects of neurotonin are:
-dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, tired feeling;
-nausea, diarrhea, constipation
-blurred vision
-headache
-loss of balance

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