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    Gabapentin Topical

    Information about Gabapentin Topical

    Gabapentin topical uses

    Gabapentin Topical is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain.

    How gabapentin topical works

    Gabapentin topical decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

    Common side effects of gabapentin topical

    Rash, Irritation

    Available Medicine for Gabapentin Topical

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Gabapentin Topical

    • Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • It should not take if patient is allergic to gabapentin or any of its ingredients. 

    Frequently asked questions for Gabapentin Topical

    Gabapentin Topical

    Q. Is gabapentin an opiate, benzo or NSAID?
    Gabapentin is an analog of GABA (gamma- amino butyric acid), that is effective against fits and pain due to nerve damage or nerve irritation. It is not an opiate or benzodiazepine or NSAID
    Q. Is gabapentin topical safe?
    Gabapentin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)