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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I am not set up to do phone calls but would be happy to answer any questions you do have online. There are no contraindications for using gabapentin in dogs with diabetes. In fact it has been used with dogs and cats with diabetic neuropathy. The only reports of hypoglycemia is when the commercially available liquid form is used because it contains xylitol, which is toxic to dogs and can cause severe hypoglycemia. I wouldn't worry about the side effect otherwise. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.
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