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So my doctor put me on 300mg gabapentin 3x a day. I was weaning upto that. I made it one week with just 1 dose, then had to go 2 weeks on 2 doses a day. It made me really foggy and I couldn't tolerate the second dose so my doctor recommended going back down to 1 dose a day. I started this yesterday. Yeaterday I felt fine but today I am super nauseous. Is it possible that it's withdrawal symptoms or maybe something else?

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    Hi. Kayla. I also used to take gabapentin. 1200mg 3 times a day. The side effects were horrendous. I felt like i was going to fall over all the time because they made me so dizzy. No nausea though. They made me sleep for hours. Even at times i didn't want to sleep. I weaned myself off them gradually. Horrible nasty things. They didn't even help my problem.

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      It is awful! It actually made it harder to fall asleep at night, for me, but super sleepy/zombie like during the day. I couldn't focus, I was tripping more often. But I didn't think I'd been on it long enough to get withdrawl symptoms by trying to wean off of them at only 3 weeks in. 

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    The medication is probably disagreeing with you. I would come off them completely as soon as possible and ask your doctor for a milder medication or enquire of there is anything natural you could take instead.
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