Gabapentin is Used to Treat Restless Legs Syndrome

Gabapentin (Neurontin) is FDA approved to treat epilepsy and a type of nerve pain caused by shingles (postherpetic neuralgia). Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder of the part of the nervous system that causes an urge to move the legs. Because it usually interferes with sleep, it also is considered a sleep disorder.  … Continue reading Gabapentin is Used to Treat Restless Legs Syndrome

Take Gabapentin as an Anticonvulsant

Anticonvulsants (also commonly known as antiepileptic drugs or as antiseizure drugs) are a diverse group of pharmacological agents used in the treatment of epileptic seizures. Anticonvulsants are also increasingly being used in the treatment of bipolar disorder¬†and borderline personality disorder,¬†since many seem to act as mood stabilizers, and for the treatment of neuropathic pain. Anticonvulsants… Continue reading Take Gabapentin as an Anticonvulsant