How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask MasterDoc Your Own Question
MasterDoc, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 1611
Experience:  Emergency Physician for 20 years
Type Your Health Question Here...
MasterDoc is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a yellow capsule, It has a G on the top and the number

This answer was rated:

I have a yellow capsule, It has a G on the top and the number 5027 on the bottom. What kind of pill is this?

Most likely that is Gapapentin. It is used for seizures and, less commonly for chronic pain.

Feel free to ask a follow-up question.

And a BONUS is always appreciated.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
How does it help with cronic pain? Does it work like vicodin or other pain killers?

No. It is not a narcotic so it does not work like vicodin. Honestly no one knows for sure why it is effective for chronic pain in some patients. It was developed for epilepsy and some MD's just noticed that it works for chronic pain.

And a BONUS is always appreciated.


MasterDoc and other Health Specialists are ready to help you