About Neurontin

When to take Neurontin

You have to take Neurontin as it was prescribed to you by your physician, with no distractions or delays in your treatment. Neurontin (Gabapentin) is indicated for controlling the postherpetic neuralgia in adults. It is effective in prevention of frequent migraine headaches, neuropathic pain and nystagmus, and is prescribed off-label for these conditions. It is […]

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Neurontin withdrawal

Neurontin is a prescription medication. Most of the epilepsy medications are not recommended for withdrawal without the concurrence of a healthcare provider. Neurontin is not an exception to it. Neurontin should be withdrawn only after consulting your doctor. Withdrawing Neurontin abruptly or quickly also is not advisable. However, Neurontin is not found to be an […]

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Neurontin interaction

Neurontin interaction with other medication Neurontin has the potential to interact with other drugs. It is found to react with alcohol. It also interacts with antacids, hydrocodone, naproxen and morphine. Neurontin when used in combination with the above mentioned drugs has negative influences. There are many other drugs that Neurontin has interactions. They include the […]

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Neurontin and migraine

Neurontin for migraine prevention Neurontin is a class of medication. It is known in several names including anticonvulsion medications, antiepilepsy medications (AEDs) and neuronal stabilizing agents. After a treatment for a period of 12 weeks in 100 participants, the migraine rate for neurontin group decreased to 2.7 from 4.2 as compared to 3.5 from 4.1 […]

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Neurontin and pain

Neurontin is known as Gabapentin also. It was originally used in the treatment of epilepsy. However, in due course of time, its use was extended to relieving pain, specifically the neurotic pain. Neurontin works by manipulating the transmission of the pain signals that reach the brain. It blocks the pain signals that go the brain. […]

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Neurontin and alcohol

Neurontin or Gabapentin is an approved medicine prescribed for treating certain types of nerve pain and epileptic seizures. It is not advisable to combine Neurontin and alcohol, in general. Combining these two can enhance the risk of some definite side effects caused by Neurontin, such as co-ordination problems and dizziness. Also, you may not be […]