Gabapentin

In the US, Gabapentin (gabapentin systemic) is used to treat Alcohol Withdrawal, Anxiety, Benign Essential Tremor, Bipolar Disorder, Burning Mouth Syndrome, Cough, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Epilepsy, Erythromelalgia, Fibromyalgia, Hiccups, Hot Flashes, Hyperhidrosis, Insomnia, Lhermitte's Sign, Migraine, Nausea/Vomiting - Chemotherapy Induced, Occipital Neuralgia, Pain, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, Peripheral Neuropathy, Postherpetic Neuralgia, Postmenopausal Symptoms, Pruritus, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome, Restless Legs Syndrome, Small Fiber Neuropathy, Spondylolisthesis, Syringomyelia, Transverse Myelitis, Trigeminal Neuralgia and Vulvodynia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N03AX12

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0060142-96-3

Chemical Formula

C9-H17-N-O2

Molecular Weight

171

Therapeutic Category

Antiepileptic agent

Chemical Name

1-(Aminomethyl)cyclohexaneacetic acid

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Gabapentin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Gabapentine (OS: DCF)
  • CI 945 (IS: Parke-Davis)
  • GOE 3450 (IS)
  • Gabapentin (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Gabapentine (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Gabapentinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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