Side effects, images, and drug details for Gabapentin - Inside Rx

We work directly with manufacturers and pharmacies to find you lower prices on thousands of prescription medications.


Gabapentin is used together with other medicines to treat partial seizures in adults and children at least 3 years old. Gabapentin is also used to treat nerve pain caused by herpes virus or shingles (herpes zoster) in adults. Gabapentin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Save up to 80% on brand & generic medications.


Frequently Asked Questions

Gabapentin can cause life-threatening breathing problems, especially if you already have a breathing disorder or if you use other medicines that can make you drowsy or slow your breathing. Seek emergency medical attention if you have very slow breathing.

Some people have thoughts about suicide or behavior changes while taking gabapentin. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.

Do not stop using gabapentin suddenly, even if you feel fine.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Gralise Tablet ER 24 Hr 300 Mg600 Mg
Neuraptine Cream In Metered-Dose Applicator 10%
Cream In Packet 10%
Neurontin Solution Oral 250 Mg/5Ml
Tablet 600 Mg800 Mg
Capsule 400 Mg300 Mg100 Mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Gabapentin Solution Oral 250 Mg/5Ml300 Mg/6Ml
Tablet 800 Mg600 Mg
Capsule 300 Mg100 Mg400 Mg