Active Ingredients: Gabapentin
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Neurontin gabapentin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant.
It affects chemicals and nerves in the body that are involved in the cause of seizures and some types of pain.
Neurontin is used in adults to treat neuropathic pain nerve pain caused by herpes virus or shingles herpes zoster. The Neurontin is also used to treat seizures in adults and children who are at least 3 years old.
Use only the brand and form of gabapentin your doctor has prescribed. Check your medicine each time you get a refill to make sure you receive the correct form.
Important information Some people have thoughts about suicide while taking this medicine.
Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms.
Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor. Do not stop using Neurontin suddenly, even if you feel fine.
Before taking this medicine You should not use Neurontin if you are allergic to gabapentin.
To make sure Neurontin is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had: lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD; kidney disease or if you are on dialysis; diabetes; depression, a mood disorder, or suicidal thoughts or actions; a seizure unless you take gabapentin to treat seizures; liver disease; heart disease; or for patients with RLS if you are a day sleeper or work a night shift.
Some people have thoughts about suicide while taking this medicine. Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits.
Your family or other caregivers should also be alert to changes in your mood or symptoms.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
Seizure control is very important during pregnancy, and having a seizure could harm both mother and baby. Do not start or stop taking Neurontin for seizures without your doctor's advice, and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant.