How is this medication given for pain when its a drug for fits? I have femoral nerve palsy in my left leg and bad pain in both my arms,and my lower back, i am undergoing tests but no results yet. I am on 1800mgs per day of Gabapentin and 30mg of Amitriptyline (which is a drug for depression) i am very confused and still in alot of pain, in fact these pills arnt making any difference, should i stop taking them?