Neurontin 400 mg Capsules
Neurontin® (gabapentin) is a medication commonly used for the treatment of epilepsy and postherpetic neuralgia. It is available by prescription only and comes in several different forms and strengths, including:
- 100 mg Neurontin capsules
- 300 mg Neurontin capsules
- 400 mg Neurontin capsules
- 600 mg Neurontin tablets
- 800 mg Neurontin tablets
- Neurontin oral solution 250 mg per 5 mL (equivalent to 250 mg per teaspoonful).
The recommended starting dose of Neurontin for controlling partial seizures in adults and adolescents over 12 years old is 300 mg three times daily. If necessary, your healthcare provider may increase your dose, up to a maximum of Neurontin 800 mg three times daily, until your seizures are under control.
When treating postherpetic neuralgia, the recommended starting dose of Neurontin is 300 mg taken once on the first day, 300 mg taken twice daily on the second day, and 300 mg taken three times daily on the third day. In order to control your pain, your healthcare provider may further increase your dose as necessary.
(Click Neurontin Dosage for Neurontin dosing guidelines for children under the age of 12 and to learn about the various factors your healthcare provider may consider before making a dosage recommendation for your particular situation.)