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Gabapentin (brand name Neurontin) is a medication originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy. Presently, gabapentin is widely used to relieve pain, especially neuropathic pain.
Case study: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome in a patient with ALS

Case study: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome in a patient with ALS

New pain management program sends 92% cancer surgery patients home with no opioids

New pain management program sends 92% cancer surgery patients home with no opioids

Study shows no difference between relief offered by topical pain creams and placebos

Study shows no difference between relief offered by topical pain creams and placebos

Compounded pain relief creams not effective finds study

Compounded pain relief creams not effective finds study

IUPUI researcher receives $2.85 million grant to find ways to improve bone strength

IUPUI researcher receives $2.85 million grant to find ways to improve bone strength

Sexual function in women with vulva pain improved with oral nerve pain medication

Sexual function in women with vulva pain improved with oral nerve pain medication

UC San Diego Health offers new DRG stimulation device for phantom limb pain

UC San Diego Health offers new DRG stimulation device for phantom limb pain

Common painkiller not effective in controlling chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury

Common painkiller not effective in controlling chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury

Researchers uncover racial differences in debilitating itchy skin condition

Researchers uncover racial differences in debilitating itchy skin condition

Opioid-free anesthesia reduces postoperative nausea, study finds

Opioid-free anesthesia reduces postoperative nausea, study finds

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

Scientists discover unexpected mechanism behind chronic nerve pain

Scientists discover unexpected mechanism behind chronic nerve pain

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

New position statement offers recommendations for physicians on prevention of diabetic neuropathy

New position statement offers recommendations for physicians on prevention of diabetic neuropathy

Electro-acupuncture may be effective in treating sleep disturbances in women with breast cancer

Electro-acupuncture may be effective in treating sleep disturbances in women with breast cancer

Study finds high rate of misuse of seizure and pain drug

Study finds high rate of misuse of seizure and pain drug

Anticonvulsant medication gabapentin effectively reduces common complication of PONV

Anticonvulsant medication gabapentin effectively reduces common complication of PONV

Breckenridge Pharmaceutical announces final FDA approval for Gabapentin Oral Solution

Breckenridge Pharmaceutical announces final FDA approval for Gabapentin Oral Solution