Neurontin is an anticonvulsant medication. It is efficient even in cases when the other medications do not help. Its major component is gabapentin.
The medicine is used for the treatment of epileptic attacks.
It is used both as major and supplementary medication in cases of epileptic seizures (simple and complex), with secondary generalization and without. It is prescribed for children over 3(resistant epilepsy) and adults.
The medication can be prescribed to children over 18 suffering from pain caused by injured nerves.
The main contraindication is individual intolerance of the medicine components and suffering from pancreatitis.
Kidney failure, pregnancy and breastfeeding are indicators of more cautious usage under doctor’s supervision.
Symptoms of an overdose
Speech functions disorders, vertigoes, diplopia, somnolence, and diarrhea are signs of an overdose. Lethargy is the most severe case.