Gabapentin

FDA Approved: * September 12, 2003
Pharm Company: * PUREPAC PHARM
Category: Anticonvulsant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Gabapentin Overview

Gabapentin, sold under the brand name Neurontin among others, is an anticonvulsant medication primarily used to treat partial seizures and neuropathic pain.[5][6] It is a first-line medication for the treatment of neuropathic pain caused by diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, and central pain.[7] It is moderately effective: about 30-40% of those given gabapentin for diabetic neuropathy or postherpetic neuralgia have a meaningful benefit...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabapentin

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ic gabapentin 300 mg bladder side effects

I take 100 ic gabapentin 3 times/day for sciatica. Now I find that my bladder leaks about once a week which is unnerving. Has this been reported as a side effect? ## Didn't give enough information about my bladder leakage. The leakage is small and occurs in my sleep. ## Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant that has also been proven to help with certain types of nerve pain. This is not listed among the normal side effects, which may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and weight gain. You can read more on it here: Have you talked to your doctor about this? ## Have not talked to doctor about occasional bladder leakage while sleeping since starting Gabapentin. I would like to know if any other persons who take this drug have had this experience. Let me kinow. Thanks ## Having the same pr...

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gabapentin dot physical

I am trying to find out if gabapentin is ok to be in the system (body) of a truck driver. Legal presciption from a doctor. ## Can a truck driver pass a DOT physical if he takes gabapentin? ## Hello, Jeanie! How are you? I'm sorry, but from what I've found the answer is no. There is an automatic disqualification for anyone taking any type of antiseizure medication. This is due to the fact that the person either has epilepsy, or if they are taking it for nerve pain or mood disorders, the medication could put them at risk of a seizure, if they miss a dose or are late taking it. Having a seizure while driving could be very dangerous. The FDA lists the typical side effects to this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings and weight changes. Is there a...

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pain management for fibromyalgia

What are the best medications to treat fibromyalgia? I am always hurting somewhere on my body. Especially my back, knees, and hips. I am so exhausted. I wake up every morning feeling like I didn't sleep at all. My doctor gave gabapentin 600mg 3 times a day. They don't work and neither does lyrica. I am just so tired of the pain. I also have trouble walking when my knees, back and hips hurt. Any info you can give me would greatly appreciated. ## There is really no best medication that I can mention, it can vary from person to person. The medications you've mentioned you've mentioned are great examples, they don't work for you, but they do work well for many others that try them. The NIH states the some antidepressants can help, such as Cymbalta or Savella. Have you tr...

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Which gelatin is used for Gabapentin capsules?

I would like to know if the gelatin used on 100 mg gabapentin capsules are bovine (beef) or pork? Is it possible to find this out? ## Does bovine make the shell of gabapentin? ## I need to know is gabapentin capsules are made pork or vegetable gelatin ## Is the gelatin in gabapentin pork or beef? ## Is the capsule made with pork or beef or vegan? ## There appear to be multiple manufacturers of Gabapentin capsules. Each one may use a different set of inactive ingredients. Please share either the NDC code (preferred if possible), Manufacturer Name, or any other specific details about your capsules (such as color, letter or numbers on them).

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gabapentin and ocular problems

I've been taking gabapentin about 9 mo now 300 mg nightly for hot flashes. But I noticed the last few months I was having vision problems. Dx as ocular migraines. Anyone else having these problems from this drug ## Hello, Clbark! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. If you read over the details side effects provided by the FDA, this medication has been known to cause many visual issues, as well as nausea, weight gain, mood swings and alopecia. Have you spoken to your doctor about trying a different medication? Tapering off of this one and trying something else would enable you to discover if your problem is solely due to this drug. Prozac, which is an SSRI, has also been shown to help with hot flashes. Its typical side effects may include nausea...

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Gabapentin toothache

Will gabapentin work for a severe toothache? I have gabapentin and it says it's for nerve pain but it doesn't list tooth pain. I know I have an exposed nerve. The pain is excruciating. Please help. ## Take Ibuprofen 800 mg every 4 hours non stop for 24 hours.. it will eventually stop the pain from being as bad also gel caps are better ## I have been taking Gabapentin 300mg for a while and decided to stop because of the side effects. I was having difficulties with breathing and sleeping. My blood pressure has also been higher than normal. I guess that everyone is different and it affects everyone differently. My wife also takes 300mg, two tablets 3x daily and she's been having great results. Like I said, everything affects everyone differently and as long as you pay attention...

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Alcohol and Gabapentin

Does anyone drink beer or other alcohol while taking this? I start on it tonight, increasing every 5 days to 900 mg total a day. I'm curious as to how much alcohol can be tolerated and if there are any reasons to avoid it completely. I like my Budweiser. Thanks for any input. ## Alcohol should be avoided while using this medication, especially at such a high dosage, because it can aggravate the side effects, making them much more problematic. These can include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and peripheral edema. You can read more on it here: Do you have any other questions? ## what are the bad things with this drug and alcohol? ## I've taken 3600mg of Gabapentin each day for 21 months now! I drink alcohol with them & feel ok. I would just say that the Gabapentin alone will l...

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substitute for gabapentin

Can anyone recommend a substitute for gabapentin? It is prescribed by my doctor to reduce pain. ## I am on 300 gms gaberpintin what else can i take to help me sleep stop muscle pain in the hands and calf thank you Stephen Burgess ## Gabapentin is a anticonvulsant that is also used to help treat/prevent nerve pain. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, weight changes, and mood changes. There are other similar medications available, but they all require a prescription, so there is nothing equivalent available over the counter. Why do you want to stop taking it?

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Gab bac cyc ib lid cr topical

Hi. I have had my C6 and C7 replaced in my neck and I am under pain management and I wanted to know about this medicine called "849 gab bac cyc ib lid cr". Would it be good for me when I'm having pain around my shoulders in my neck to rub on? ## Hi Ethel, Sorry to hear about your situation. I hope you're well on your way to full recovery from the neck surgery. - Gab stands for Gabapentin - Bac stands for Baclofen - Cyc stands for Cyclobenzaprine - Ib stands for Ibuprofen - Lid stands for Lidocaine - Cr typically stands for Cream (or being topical) Gabapentin is often prescribed for nerve pain. Baclofen and Cyclobenzaprine are both muscle relaxers. Ibuprofen is used for mild pain relief. And Lidocaine is also numbing and offers some degree of pain relief. Depending on how...

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Prescription Drugs that will give you congestive Kidney failure.

Gabapentin 300 mg.cap, Protonix 40 mg.Tab., Amitiza 24 MCG cap, Zegerid 40-1100 Cap, MRI with Contrast ## Gabapentin aka neurontin controls seizures, assists with sleep. I take 800 each night with 12.5 zolpidem which is time released. Ive never slept so well. ## Of the medications you listed, Gabapentin, Protonix, and the contrast medium have all been known to have detrimental effects on the kidney, though such occurrences are very rare. How severe is it, and what treatment options has your doctor suggested? Do you have high blood pressure, or a cardiac condition?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Gabapentin
  • Capsule: 100mg, 300mg, 400mg, 800mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 0, 0.0, 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 300mg, 400mg, 600mg, 800mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 300mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Gabapentin: (913 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-1039 Gabapentin 300 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4443 Gabapentin 600 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4444 Gabapentin 800 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0143-3991 Gabapentin 100 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-3993 Gabapentin 300 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-3994 Gabapentin 400 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9992 Gabapentin 100 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9993 Gabapentin 300 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9994 Gabapentin 400 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0228-2636 Gabapentin 600 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2637 Gabapentin 800 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2665 Gabapentin 100 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2666 Gabapentin 300 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2667 Gabapentin 400 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0378-5424 Gabapentin 600 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5425 Gabapentin 800 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5426 Gabapentin 100 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5427 Gabapentin 300 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5428 Gabapentin 400 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0440-5562 Gabapentin 600 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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