Gabapentin or Neurontin is an anticonvulsant used in conditions like epilepsy. It has also be used with some success for post poliomyelitis pain, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and hemifacial spasm.
Gabapentin or Neurontin is related to gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) which is a natural neuro chemical found in the nervous system.
Gabapentin or Neurontin can cause fatigue, weight gain, indigestion, drowsiness, dizziness, ataxia, and tremor.
Gabapentin or Neurontin is an add on epileptic drug, meaning that people do not usually use it alone. Children respond well to Gabapentin or Neurontin.
Alcohol is able to increase Gabapentin or Neurontin's levels in the body.
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