Active Ingredient(s):Gabapentin Enacarbil FDA Approved: * April 6, 2011 Pharm Company: *GLAXOSMITHKLINE Category:Anticonvulsant
Gabapentin, sold under the brand name Neurontin among others, is an anticonvulsant medication primarily used to treat partial seizures and neuropathic pain. It is a first-line medication for the treatment of neuropathic pain caused by diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, and central pain. 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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