What Are You Struggling With?

Gabapentine (Neurontin)

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What is the Generic Name for Neurontin?

Gabapentine

What is the Trade Name for Gabapentine?

Neurontin

What are the Indications of Gabapentine (Neurontin)?

  • Seizures
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Prevention of migraines

What are the Actions of Gabapentine (Neurontin)?

Exact method of action unknown, may play a role in stabilizing neural membranes

What is the Therapeutic Class of Gabapentine (Neurontin)?

Analgesic adjuncts, therapeutic, anticonvulsants, mood stabilizers

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Gabapentine (Neurontin)?

none

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Date Published - Nov 20, 2014
Date Modified - Jun 11, 2019

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.