- n an anticonvulsant (trade name Neurontin) used to control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy; also used to manage neuralgia caused by shingles
- It's a drug called gabapentin, okayed in 1993 to treat seizures but commonly used for relief from migraines and chronic pain.
- So she has seen physiatrists and had physical therapy, epidural injections, nerve medications (gabapentin), pain medications (always a dangerous sign) and of course, anti .
- Ben Barres in RedOrbit
It's a bit scary that a drug that can so powerfully block synapse formation is being used in pregnant women,Barres said. "This potential effect on fetal brains needs to be taken seriously. Right now, doctors have the view that gabapentin...