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Can anyone tell me if the medication neurontin/gabapentin is used for migraines?
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Dr. Randolph Evans
Neurology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Gabapentin can be used for prevention of episodic and chronic migraine prevention with fairly good efficacy.
Side effects incude sleepiness, dizziness, and less often swelling of the feet and weight gain.

In brief: Yes
Gabapentin can be used for prevention of episodic and chronic migraine prevention with fairly good efficacy.
Side effects incude sleepiness, dizziness, and less often swelling of the feet and weight gain.
Dr. Randolph Evans
Dr. Randolph Evans
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
There are reports of Gabapentin being used to treat migraine, but it is not approved by the fda for that purpose.

In brief: Sometimes
There are reports of Gabapentin being used to treat migraine, but it is not approved by the fda for that purpose.
Dr. Darren Gitelman
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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