On gabapentin I take 4 3times daily I find I smoke more cigarettes a very much sleep less and very chatty and makes my mouth dry and have a white saliva crap on corners of mouth I started on 1 a night and very soon 4 3x daily anyone else had this or could anyone recommend a replacement usually 1 hour of sleep in 48 hours a little like power nap that lasts for days I need of this but don't know what replace it with my dr just wants them reduced but I want to change it all together. Hope some one here could offer any advice please. I hate the fact I'm on naproxen, most morphine 30mg, 4 300mg 3 x daily and paracetamol I'm very lucky I live in UK so free prescriptions I just need gabapentin away for reasons above I want and need a change but I have a swollen L5 trapping the sciatic nerve 24.7 and when it's really bad I'm bed bound barley walking and on oral morphine sulphate 150ml to start with with option to up it if need be but for sleep I take 10mg diazepam, 2mg clonozepam and 150mg amitriptyline and most nights can't even sleep with that. It's a living he'll last flare up 8 weeks in bed with crutches to go to toilet and we won't go into how my bowel dosnt play ball. But I need this to change I have my 3rd grandchildren coming and I hate the looks of ppl of strange as i can be fine one day one chill to back or hip I'm down 8 weeks being the longest I'm 39 I had my kids when I was still a kid but I can't give up on a better option my family needs me as I'm a single parent and my kids have watched this going on for years they said try medication before an op as bladder went and I didn't know and surgeon didn't know if it would turn out good or bad hence I took to medication route before heavy surgery at time both kids were under 16 I was a single parent and no where to turn for daily but 1 friend and 2 teenagers trying there best on something we had no clue of I just need advice or help I'm lost I know some one who had the surgery to wake up to put back to sleep as they took out wrong disk and now he only walks short distance as only way he can feel his legs from the top shaft of penis down by pins and needles feeling other than that dosnt move 41 years old had the op that long ago he has never had a "proper night with a woman" and very over weight with him not moving much exercise is not on the cards as restricted movement I need help please x
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