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Dr. John Hsiao
39 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): Is an anticonvulsant that is also used for neuropathic pain.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve pain med: Gabapentin (aka neurontin) is a medication used for neuropathic pain (such as diabetic neuropathy). The 800 is the dose in milligrams.
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Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Good Question: Most substances to be addictive must be shown to be associated with a Dopamine release in the brain's reward centers. I'm not aware of evidence for ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Many uses: Gabapentin aka Neurontin (gabapentin) is considered an anti epileptic , but is rarely used for epilepsy except as an adjunct to other medications. It ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Anti-epileptic: Gabapentin or Neurontin (gabapentin) is a commonly used anti-epileptic medications. It is also used for chronic pain, headaches, and neuropathies.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): Average is 1, 800mg. Per day. Less if elderly or child or kidney impairment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Nerves: It is an anti seizure medication commonly used for neuropathy.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin (gabapentin): For seizures, in children 3years or older.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Naveed Naeem
13 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Gabapentin: why are you taking the medication?
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Stark
46 years experience Psychiatry
Relaxant & analgesic: Gabapentin (marketed as neurontin) is a drug used for the treatment of epilepsy (anticonvulsant), chronic nerve-related pain (analgesic), and conditio ... Read More
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