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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.
Gabapentin – a drug for nerve pain could help patients with spinal injury finds study

Gabapentin – a drug for nerve pain could help patients with spinal injury finds study

Common drug for nerve pain could help restore upper limb function after spinal cord injury

Common drug for nerve pain could help restore upper limb function after spinal cord injury

Timely identification of prenatal exposure to opioids, gabapentin could mean more appropriate care

Timely identification of prenatal exposure to opioids, gabapentin could mean more appropriate care

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Gabapentinoid medications increasingly prescribed off-label for adults with cancer

Gabapentinoid medications increasingly prescribed off-label for adults with cancer

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

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