Shingles Home > Gabapentina

Were you looking for information about Gabapentin? Gabapentina is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
 
Gabapentin (Neurontin®) is a prescription drug used for treating epilepsy and shingles nerve pain. It is approved to be used in combination with other seizure medications to treat partial seizures in adults and children as young as three years old. While most people tolerate it well, potential side effects include dry mouth, drowsiness, and weight gain. If you have kidney disease or any allergies, it is important to let your healthcare provider know before taking gabapentin.
 
(Click Gabapentin for more information about gabapentin, including how it works, who makes it, and when and how to take it. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on gabapentin.)
 
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation
Advertisement


Topics & Medications

Quicklinks

Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.