Gabapentin: Anti-seizure medication used off-label for nerve pain

When reviewing new or established patient intake forms, medication knowledge matters. Many providers are familiar with hydrocodone, anti-inflammatories, and muscle relaxers for spine pain that radiates. However, a relatively new drug, gabapentin, is now used with more frequency. Clicking on the link below will provide you with valuable information on uses and side effects in order to better recognize patient symptoms that could signal serious complications with the medication.

 www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-14208-8217/gabapentin-oral/details#uses