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prof
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   Posted 8/26/2007 8:00 PM (GMT -7)   
i know that some members here take neurotin,  I was wondering.. since my does was increased, my stools have become more formed. I have read that constiaption may be a side effect and was wondering if this was caused by the  the neurotin.
 
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NorCalJP
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   Posted 8/26/2007 8:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Prof,

I assume you are talking about Neurontin aka Gabapentin. I've been taking 1200mg a day for almost four years and have never noticed this side effect. But of course, everyone is different.

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   Posted 8/26/2007 8:26 PM (GMT -7)   
When I first started taking Neurontin, it did constipate me. I went from having 4-8 watery movements a day, to formed, hard as rock stools every couple days. Now that I have been taking it for almost 3 years, it does not impact my BMs.
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dragonfly137927
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   Posted 8/27/2007 10:30 AM (GMT -7)   
I have only been taking it since my 2nd surgery I take 3 of them a day. I still am having loose BMs and D
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