I was given Gabapentin after a stroke does anyone know why?
Question posted by kathykat11 on 7 Feb 2014
Last updated on 6 August 2022 by Lshoes
I am taking Gabapentin to help stop my legs from "jerking/jumping" at night so I can sleep. Evidently this is a common side effect after a stroke...
Probably because there is potential for seizures and they are preventing it. Seizures are often a problem after a stroke.
- Gabapentin uses and safety info
- Gabapentin information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side effects of Gabapentin (detailed)
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