Active substance: Gabapentin
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Follow all instructions closely. Keep taking gabapentin tablets 600 mg and 800 mg as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well. If you are taking an antacid that has aluminum or magnesium in it, take gabapentin tablets 600 mg and 800 mg at least 2 hours after taking the antacid.
Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Do not chew or crush.
If you break the tablet in half, use the other half of the tablet for the next dose, as told by the doctor.
Throw away half-tablets not used within 28 days. What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
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Signs of liver problems like dark urine, feeling tired, not hungry, upset stomach or stomach pain, light-colored stools, throwing up, or yellow skin or eyes.
Signs of kidney problems like unable to pass urine, change in how much urine is passed, blood in the urine, or a big weight gain.
Trouble controlling body movements, twitching, change in balance, trouble swallowing or speaking.
Memory problems or loss. Feeling confused, not able to focus, or change in behavior.
Trouble breathing, slow breathing, or shallow breathing. Change in color of skin to a bluish color like on the lips, nail beds, fingers, or toes. Shortness of breath, a big weight gain, or swelling in the arms or legs. Not able to control eye movements.
If seizures are worse or not the same after starting gabapentin tablets 600 mg and 800 mg. Swollen gland. Fever, chills, or sore throat; any unexplained bruising or bleeding; or feeling very tired or weak.
Muscle pain or weakness. Get medical help right away if you feel very sleepy, very dizzy, or if you pass out.