Son on Neurontin
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Son on Neurontin (Rita)

Q: my son 20 soon to be 21 takes 800mg of neurotin 5x's a day. It doesn't seem to be helping and he is still very depressed and skinny as a rail. His dr won't talk to us becuase he is of age. I am not sure this is the proper meds. I haven't found our alot about this drug, and what I have read it is not asociated with bipolar. thanks very concerned.

Dear Rita --
Try my site, bipolar II section, under treatment details, the "other/untested" section.  You're right, it's not "first line".  See also, if you can follow the gist through the jargon, Peter Brigham's site for all the details and options.

Dr. Phelps


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