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Gabapentin

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    Oral
    Gabapentin
    Neurontin 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Not fully described, though believed to modulate GABA synthesis. Also binds to the α2δ-1 subunit of voltage-gated calcium channels, resulting in reduced nociceptive neurotransmission.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Partial seizures
    • Neuropathic pain
    • Adverse Effects
    • Fatigue
    • Weight gain
    • Dizziness / ataxia
 
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