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Cold hands & feet with Neurontin

Last month I increased my dose of Neurontin from 300mg (3xdaily) to 600mg (3xdaily). I'm experiencing colder than usual hands and feet. Is this a side effect from the increased Neurontin and are there other alternatives? Thanks.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is hard to answer that question without details regarding such issues as your HIV status, HIV meds, whether you smoke, age, whether cold temperatures aggravate the condition, etc. Neurontin by itseld doesn't usually cause the feet/hands to feel... Read more »

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...remains 2 1/2 months later, however the symptoms went away in about three or four weeks, although I still feel like [censored], cold hands, tired, some chest pains, dry-eyes and really irritated. Now my athletes feet that I have had for over ... Read more »

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...although the muscle aches and fatigue are gone (only lasted 2-3 weeks). However, I still feel cold chills, and I have constantly cold hands and feet. I've read that the main cause of these can be anxiety, due to vasoconstriction during chronic... Read more »

Do any of these symptoms sound familar?

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...muscle tremors, grinding of teeth, profuse sweating, difficulty breathing, sweaty palms, indigestion, skin breakouts (rashes), cold hands, sleeplessness, diarrhea, tight stomach, tight muscles, pain. If so you should check out the following: ... Read more »