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Were you looking for information on Gabapentin? Gabapentine is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
 
Gabapentin has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for partial seizures in people with epilepsy in addition to pain following a shingles infection (known medically as postherpetic neuralgia). The medication is available as a tablet, capsule, or liquid, and is generally taken one to three times a day. Possible side effects of gabapentin include drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea.
 
(Click Gabapentin to read the full eMedTV article, which explores how the drug works, offers tips for those taking it, and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment.)
 
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