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    Gabapentin

    Does anyone know of a good alternative to Gabapentin. I have put on so much weight since being on it. I have already had Amitriptiline. I take it for nerve damage in my legs following 2 episodes of prolapsed discs. I get severe cramps in my legs hence why I'm on it. I was recommended Topiramate but it is not licensed for nerve damage. HELP!!

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    Not sure if it work work in your case, but I take Zanaflex for spasticity related to MS. Its a muscle relaxant. (Dr tried Gabapentin on me, but it made me too weak to stand).

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    Thank you for that. I will look into it. as I'm under review with my Dr. i just want something that doesn't have the side effect of weight gain as it actually makes my pain worse due to the extra weight.

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