The Role of Gabapentin in Pain Management

Opioids, non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), antidepressants, and anticonvulsants are used as pharmacological agents to treat pain. However, no single class of drugs has been found to be effective in all types of pain, presumably because pain syndromes involve different mechanisms. In addition, each of the currently available drugs is associated with adverse effects, some of …

Adverse Reactions in Pooled Placebo-Controlled Trials in Postherpetic Neuralgia

Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice. Postherpetic Neuralgia The most common adverse reactions associated with the use of NEURONTIN …

How is Gabapentin Supplied and Stored ?

NEURONTIN (gabapentin) capsules, tablets, and oral solution are supplied as follows: 100 mg capsules: White hard gelatin capsules printed with “PD” on the body and “Neurontin/100 mg” on the cap; available in: Bottles of 100: NDC 0071-0803-24 300 mg capsules: Yellow hard gelatin capsules printed with “PD” on the body and “Neurontin/300 mg” on the …

Gabapentin 800mg with G13 imprint

Labelers / Repackagers Labelers / Repackagers NDC Code Labeler / Repackager 68462-0127 Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc. 54868-5195 Physicians Total Care Inc. (repackager) Gabapentin Imprint G 13 Strength 800 mg Color White Size 19.00 mm Shape Elliptical / Oval Availability Prescription only Drug Class Gamma-aminobutyric acid analogs Pregnancy Category C – Risk cannot be ruled out CSA Schedule …

What you should know before you take Gabapentin

In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For gabapentin, the following should be considered: Allergies Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to gabapentin or …

Gabapentin is used to treat Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder of the part of the nervous system that causes an urge to move the legs. Because it usually interferes with sleep, it also is considered a sleep disorder.   Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome In most cases, doctors do not know the cause of restless legs syndrome; however, …

Gabapentin is used to treat Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

What is Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A common complication of diabetes mellitus in which nerves are damaged as a result of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels) Not many people are aware of the medical condition that is known as Diabetic Neuropathy however more and more people are being diagnosed with having it, and if you have been …