Withdrawal symptoms are back

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After a not so bad day yesterday, today at 3 weeks off gabapentin I’m feeling so awful again! All the withdrawal symptoms are back, I worked 2 hours and had to come home. I was so worried I might get into an accident. Can’t function right now. After 3 weeks off I’m thinking for sure I’ll feel better each day?? Not..  I’m curled up on the bed. Trouble walking, shaky, anxiety, etc etc. I made myself eat a small bowl of soup.  Would have Epsom bath but afraid I might pass out. Will wait till my husband comes home. This drug scares the heck out of me! Can I hang in there, or do I take a 50mg dose? But I have 21 days off already.. I don’t know what to do. 😰

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    Hang in there is what I did. I'm 2months off Gaba, so much better, but still have off days. I know how you are feeling, it's a tough thing to go thru.  My best wishes are with you

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      Thank you, Mary.  How long did the worst withdrawal symptoms last for you?  

      I’m on day 23 off the med. Rough day but went to work for 6 hours and got at least some stuff done. Walking is easier and I managed a small lunch.

      Home now and feeling exhausted. Taking 1/2 tsp Calm mag morning and afternoon for now, perhaps double tomorrow, I’ll see. I just don’t want to get too drowsy.

      Thank you for listening and sharing your experience. 

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    I took Gabe for about 7 yrs at 900-1200mgs a day. After tapering down for close to 2 months, really, really horrible W.D. for month an a half, 2 weeks then of okay to bad days. Last 2 weeks have been good to okay and even Happy for hours in a day. I have added to my Epsom salt bath and CALMS.,,,, All from Amazon    Professional Formulas Serotonin Dopamine Liquescence, and Pure Oxytocin from Pure Oxytocin.  The Oxytocin is a nasal spray seems to help in less than 15 mins.  I also now smoke pot to help relax and sleep thru the night. I learned that from another person on another Gaba internet site. Hope this helps.  Oh, they say Gaba also steals all you B-Vitamins.  I got Source Naturals ( good Vitamin really works) Coenzymate B Complex, from Amazon also


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