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I am taking the pain pill "GABAPENTIN". I normally take 2 pills

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I am taking the pain pill "GABAPENTIN". I normally take 2 pills at a time. My question is
"May I drive an automobile after just taking the drug? If not how long should I wait to drive?

Thank you.

Art

DrPhilMD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.

DrPhilMD :

Hi Art. Please enter chat mode

Customer:

hi

DrPhilMD :

Hi Art

Customer:

hi Dr.

DrPhilMD :

Art, does this med give you any noticeable side effects?

Customer:

no Dr.

DrPhilMD :

thank you

DrPhilMD :

No sedation or dizziness?

Customer:

what is sedation?

DrPhilMD :

like sleepiness

Customer:

oh ok the answer is no however i take 2 pills at night to releave pain and to sleep

DrPhilMD :

Thank you Art

DrPhilMD :

If you have no side effects, then this medicine is safe to take

Customer:

I have Shingles and dr order this for pain

DrPhilMD :

Okay. What dose?

Customer:

300MG

DrPhilMD :

300 mg?

DrPhilMD :

Okay that's standard

DrPhilMD :

You can drive after taking it

Customer:

u did not answer my ?

DrPhilMD :

What did I not answer?

Customer:

did u read my ?

DrPhilMD :

Yes

DrPhilMD :

I answered it

DrPhilMD :

You can drive

Customer:

well can i drive after taking the pills

DrPhilMD :

Yes, I answered that above.

DrPhilMD :

You can take this

DrPhilMD :

and drive

Customer:

ok thx

DrPhilMD :

You're welcome Art

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