Coming off gabapentin

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I have been on 1800mg a day of gabapentin for about 9 months due to a back problem. In this time I have put on over 2 stone and have now got the point where I've had enough. I went to my doctor on Tuesday and she has advised me to reduce my daily amount by 300mg and then after a week, reduce by a further 300mg. This seems a lot quicker than others have done it although I'm desperate to get off these asap. Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thank you x

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    I am on 3200 miligrams a day and this is the limit. I have diabetic nerve pain and I cut back to 3 then 2 a day. I had like bee stings in my legs and all over my body. This was a very hard thing to do, but my medicine ran out and I didn't know I could get it here and not in the mail.

    Thank you,



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