since I suffer occasionally from atrial fibrilation (irregular heartbeat - sometimes prolonged), I was looking into how potassium levels can potentially affect or influence this. And then I came across this, which whilst I’m not sure how true it is etc, I thought I’d post anyway just in case it’s useful or relevant to any Gabapentin users:
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It did say not to take these supplements (the pharmacist said ANY really) within two hours of taking gabapentin. You shouldn’t take any supplements within two hours of taking gabapentin, especially magnesium and calcium and folic acid. So be aware of that. That really goes for any med. He said the magnesium and calcium bind to the drug reducing its efficiency.
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[Muppo, I know you’re on Gabapentin, and might also be taking magnesium? I was just wondering whether taking these too close together time-wise might be reducing the effectiveness of the Gabapentin, contributing to your recent relapse…? Just a thought…]