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Gabapentin (Neurontin®) is a medication approved for the treatment of nerve pain after shingles. It can also be used in combination with other seizure medicines to treat partial seizures in adults and children as young as three years old. It is believed that gabapentin works by affecting certain calcium channels in the brain. The drug is available by prescription only and comes in tablet, capsule, and liquid form.

(Click Gabapentin to learn more about the effects of gabapentin, for dosing tips and precautions, and for a list of potential side effects of the drug. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on gabapentin.)
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