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Neurontin® (gabapentin) is a prescription medication used for treating the chronic nerve pain that often occurs after an outbreak of shingles. It is also approved to be used along with other seizure medications to treat partial seizures in adults and children as young as three years old.
 
There are several different forms of this drug: oral solution, capsules, and tablets. Neurontin is taken by mouth, usually one to three times a day. It is important to take Neurontin at the same times each day to maintain an even level of medicine in your blood. You should not stop taking this drug without your healthcare provider's approval, as stopping Neurontin too abruptly can lead to bothersome withdrawal symptoms.
 
(Click Neurontin for more information on when and how to take Neurontin, to learn about the effectiveness of this drug, and to find out what side effects may occur with the medication.)
 
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