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my husband has been taking neurontin for 7 days at 100mg 3x daily for the 1st week. On the second week he was increased to 200mg 3x day. on aprox the 3rd day after the increase he changed completely, severe loss of memory could not walk normally shuffled his feet as if he did not remember how towalk, did not remember he could use his right hand,and has been right handed all his life.
reverted in vocab to adolescent talk. Does not know his way around the house to go to the bathroom. I called the Dr. and he has taken him off the neurontin. However it has been 2 weeks and there is no improvement. Will this be a permanent condition.
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what was he put on the neurontin for?
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my mother has been on neurotin for about 4 mos now at a much higher dose. And she had some similair problems and is just now getting use to the medication. But she would get loopy and not know who she was where she was and just act totally out of it and like she was complely drunk. She also had balance issues and walking issues had to pick her up off the floor a few times. But we weren't sure if this was from her meds or just from her neuropathy. Since she has become adjusted she is walking much better and doesn't have the other side effects. But just wanted to say that what is going through seems typical for this medication. As far as how long this will last now that he is off the meds im not sure.
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