cause my shrink put me on it yesterday. i'd asked him for ativan for anxiety but he didn't want to put me on anything addictive. so he gave me neurontin. two of the side effects, the ones on the side of the medicine bottle, were dizziness and drowsiness. boy they weren't kidding. i took my first one last nite and slept all nite, not waking up early am like i usually do. and i took my morning one this am and later on was so sleepy that i went back to bed and slept for two hours. i don't feel the awful anxiety as much, but have no energy and only want to lie down and do nothing but sleep. anyone else taking this, or taken it in the past? did you have these side effects? did they go away after taking it for a while? I don't want the awful anxiety but neither do I want to sleep all the time.