A 24-year-old member asked:
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is neurontin better than advil (ibuprofen) for nerve pain?

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Dr. Sassan Hassassian
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Neurontin (gabapentin) is an effective medication for management of neuropathic or nerve generated pain. Nsiads as in anti-inflammatories do not typically help with neuropathic pain, and their chronic use is associated with a number stomach, kidney, and heart problems.
Answered on Apr 9, 2015
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
40 years experience Gynecology
Neurontin (gabapentin): Yes, but you may benefit from the anti-inflammatory effect of the nsaid.
Answered on Mar 9, 2015
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012

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