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Gabapentine (Neurontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Gabapentine (Neurontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Neurontin?

gabapentine

What is the Trade Name for gabapentine?

Neurontin

What are the Indications of Gabapentine (Neurontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

seizures, peripheral neuropathy, neuropathic pain, prevention of migraines

What are the Actions of Gabapentine (Neurontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

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

What is the Therapeutic Class of Gabapentine (Neurontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

analgesic adjuncts, therapeutic, anticonvulsants, mood stabilizers

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Gabapentine (Neurontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

none

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Date Published - Nov 24, 2017
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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