Neurontin 600 mg Tablets
Neurontin® (gabapentin) is a prescription medicine commonly used for treating partial seizures in people with epilepsy and postherpetic neuralgia. It comes in many different forms and is available in the following strengths:
- 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 Neurontin 300 mg three times daily. For children ages 3 to 12 years old, your child's healthcare provider will calculate the correct dosage based on your child's weight.
When treating postherpetic neuralgia, the recommended starting Neurontin dose 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 more detailed dosing information, to find out what you should be aware of while using this drug, and for suggestions on when and how to take the medication.)