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does neurontin (gabapentin) treat face pain and headaches?

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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Neurontin (gabapentin) is a good choice to face pain and headaches. It depends on what the underlying reason is though for the pain and headaches.
Answered on May 26, 2015
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Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience Pain Management
Sometimes: Often headache and face pain are related to certain neurological condition. In thus case neurontil may be a good choice.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Can be, but: It can be, but you need a diagnosis first. See an oral surgeon or TMJ expert for diagnosis and treatment based on diagnosis.
Answered on May 26, 2015
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Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
It is often use for peripheral neuropathy caused by Diabetes or disease conditions that cause damage to peripheral nerves.
May 26, 2015

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Headache : Is one of the most common side effects with medication. And yes, both Neurontin (gabapentin) and tramadol can cause headache as a side effect.
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Possibly: Neurotin can be used for this purpose.
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