How Gabapentin works

Gabapentin is a medicine that may be used for the treatment of certain seizure disorders or nerve pain. Gabapentin is a structural analogue of the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) that was first approved for use in the United States in 1993. It was originally developed as a novel anti-epileptic for the treatment of certain […]

Gabapentin may help control your pain but will not cure it

Gabapentin is the generic name of a prescription drug used to treat epilepsy. Gabapentin works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain. It also may change the way the body senses pain. Gabapentin is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved gabapentin in 1993 under the brand […]