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Are there any risks in taking gabapentin?

While taking gabapentin you may experience thoughts of suicide, increasing depression, anxiety, hostility, dizziness, restlessness, or hyperactivity. If any of these conditions worsen, you should speak with your doctor immediately. You may also want to speak with your doctor about your dosage if you have kidney, liver, or heart disease. Before using gabapentin, make sure that you do not have any allergies to any of the active ingredients in this medication. If you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breastfeeding while on gabapentin, you should speak with your doctor about the risks.

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