Gabapentin, brand name drugs include Neurontin and Gabarone, is an anticonvulsant used to treat nerve pain and seizures. Gabapentin is also used in adults to manage a condition called postherpetic neuralgia, which is pain that occurs after shingles.
So it is not used for arthritis.
I have RA. I also have a herniated disc in my neck. My GP prescribed Gabapentin for the neck - It has greatly reduced all my pain and I am continuing to take it. It is prescribed for nerve pain and often for fibromyalgia, it is an anticonvulsant but is used frequently to treat chronic pain
- Gabapentin Information for Consumers
- Gabapentin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Gabapentin (detailed)
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Posted 17 Jan 2015 • 1 answer
This is for anyone. I've been using Gabapentin 800mg about 4 years for my hernia discs and arthritis
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I have arthritis of the feet will gabapentin help it my feet ache really bad can't hardly walk on t?
Posted 22 Sep 2016 • 3 answers
I have rheumatoid arthritis and am taking gabapentin along with methotrexate. I can't sleep at night
Posted 25 Nov 2016 • 2 answers