Also known as Neurontin and Gralise
Gabapentin (Neurontin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a GABA analog. It was originally developed to treat epilepsy, and currently is also used to relieve neuropathic pain. There are, however, concerns regarding the quality of the trials conducted for a number of conditions.Source: Wikipedia
DEA Class 2 meaning a high potential for abuse, less abuse potential than Schedule I drugs, with use potentially leading to severe psychological or physical dependence.
Estimated Total Cost: $24.77 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed gabapentin to treat peripheral nerve disorder, complex regional pain syndrome, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and neuralgia.
Patients taking gabapentin most commonly experience side effects like fever, nausea, and weakness.
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