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WHAT IS GABAPENTIN GIVEN FOR?

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WHAT IS GABAPENTIN GIVEN FOR?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
gabapentin is an old seizure medication which is used to help decrease nerve pain or neuropathy pain
some patients who have diabetes nerve pain from neuropathy use it
some patients can get nerve pain from shingles and gabapentin can help with that.
some patients have gotten chemotherapy and have pain and nerve damage from chemotherapy and use it for nerve pain
I hope this helps
let me know if you have other questions.