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Why is Neurontin (gabapentin) usually given for nerve pain and not bruises or other injuries?

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Dr. Paul Reynolds
Pain Management
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In brief: Nerve treatment

Neurontin (gabapentin) or Gabapentin was formulated as a medication to treat seizures.
There is no evidence that it is helpful for pain except for that due to nerves.

In brief: Nerve treatment

Neurontin (gabapentin) or Gabapentin was formulated as a medication to treat seizures.
There is no evidence that it is helpful for pain except for that due to nerves.
Dr. Paul Reynolds
Dr. Paul Reynolds
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: Because....

Neurontin (gabapentin) when used for pain is a medication that does not reduce inflammation or help what is called proprioceptive pain.
This medication acts on the membrane of your nerves and is mainly useful for pain in which the nerve transmission of the pain needs to be altered.

In brief: Because....

Neurontin (gabapentin) when used for pain is a medication that does not reduce inflammation or help what is called proprioceptive pain.
This medication acts on the membrane of your nerves and is mainly useful for pain in which the nerve transmission of the pain needs to be altered.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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