just been prescribed gabapentin and already on mirtazipine and diazepam is this ok?

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Im just starting 300mg of gab. 100mg 3x a day and on 15mg mirtazipine and 10mg of diazepam a day for neuropathy in legs and back and neck is this safe?? And what should i expect??

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    Hi Emma,I also started on gabapentin,I'm on 300mg X3 daily and I'm also on mirtazipine 30mg,I have experienced very bad confusion,I have also taken a few fits,whether this is caused by medication I don't know,bit if you start getting side effects that you don't like,then go to your doctors ASAP.


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      Thankyou so much for your reply!!- i can see you r on a bit higher doses of the meds than myself,but your advice has been very helpful. Had NO convulsions or fits EVER before so would definately contact my gp if this occurs. I have only just started gab so am willing 2 give it a shot n see how it goes- feel my anxiety levels have reduced after 2 days on it though so fingers toes and everything else crossed!!!

      I hope ur symptoms and side effects subside !


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    Hi Emma

    This combination is safe. Gab dose is very low and others are low. This combo will probably help with sleep. Side effects may include some degree of tiredness. Take mirtazipine in evening to reduce side effects.

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      Hi and thankyou very much for reply!- i take mirtazipine at night anyway always have so im hoping i will feel better soon! Its early days but im feeling a lot more positive about my sit now and am hoping to b bk to some kind of normality with my mobility soon!!!



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