IMPORTANT: This is intended to supplement, not replace, the judgment of your doctor or pharmacist. It should not be assumed that the drug is appropriate or effective for you. Consult your doctor before using this drug.
BRAND NAME(S): Horizont, Neurontin
USES: Used as anti-epileptic medication, also called anticonvulsants, in adults and children who are at least 3 years old.
HOW TO USE: Gabapentin is given orally with or without food. Half-tablets not used within 3 days of breaking the scored tablet should be discarded. Use only the brand and form of gabapentin that your doctor has prescribed.
SIDE EFFECTS: May develop suicidal thoughts and tendencies, feel agitated, have panic attacks, insomnia, irritability, become angry or violent, and act on dangerous impulses. If depression worsens, contact your doctor.
PRECAUTION: Use only the brand and form of gabapentin that your doctor has prescribed.