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Gabitril® (tiagabine hydrochloride) is a prescription medication approved to treat epilepsy. The drug comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth one to four times a day. Specifically, Gabitril is approved for treating epilepsy in people who experience certain types of seizures called partial seizures or focal seizures. It is approved for use along with other seizure medications, but should not be used alone.
 
Before using Gabitril, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other drugs you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
 
(For more information on this medication, including how it works and possible side effects, click Gabitril.)
 
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