NEURONTIN - gabapentin capsule
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NEURONTIN (Neu rŏn' tĭn)
Capsules, Tablets, and Oral Solution
Read the Medication Guide before you start taking NEURONTIN and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment.
What is the most important information I should know about NEURONTIN?
Do not stop taking NEURONTIN without first talking to your healthcare provider.
Stopping NEURONTIN suddenly can cause serious problems.
NEURONTIN can cause serious side effects including:1. Like other antiepileptic drugs, NEURONTIN may cause suicidal thoughts or actions in a very small number of people, about 1 in 500.
How can I watch for early symptoms of suicidal thoughts and actions?
Call your healthcare provider between visits as needed, especially if you are worried about symptoms.
Do not stop taking NEURONTIN without first talking to a healthcare provider.
Suicidal thoughts or actions can be caused by things other than medicines. If you have suicidal thoughts or actions, your healthcare provider may check for other causes.2. Changes in behavior and thinking - Using NEURONTIN in children 3 to 12 years of age can cause emotional changes, aggressive behavior, problems with concentration, restlessness, changes in school performance, and hyperactivity.
What is NEURONTIN?
NEURONTIN is a prescription medicine used to treat:
Who should not take NEURONTIN?
Do not take NEURONTIN if you are allergic to gabapentin or any of the other ingredients in NEURONTIN. See the end of this Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in NEURONTIN.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking NEURONTIN?
Before taking NEURONTIN, tell your healthcare provider if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Taking NEURONTIN with certain other medicines can cause side effects or affect how well they work. Do not start or stop other medicines without talking to your healthcare provider.
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
How should I take NEURONTIN?
What should I avoid while taking NEURONTIN?
What are the possible side effects of NEURONTIN?
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of NEURONTIN. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How should I store NEURONTIN?
Keep NEURONTIN and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General information about the safe and effective use of NEURONTIN
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use NEURONTIN for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give NEURONTIN to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about NEURONTIN. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about NEURONTIN that was written for healthcare professionals.
For more information about NEURONTIN, go to http://www.pfizer.com. For medical inquiries or to report side effects regarding Neurontin, please call 1-800-438-1985.
What are the ingredients in NEURONTIN?
Active ingredient: gabapentin
Inactive ingredients in the capsules: lactose, cornstarch, and talc.
The 100-mg capsule shell also contains: gelatin and titanium dioxide.
The 300-mg capsule shell also contains: gelatin, titanium dioxide, and yellow iron oxide.
The 400-mg capsule shell also contains: gelatin, red iron oxide, titanium dioxide, and yellow iron oxide. The imprinting ink contains FD and C Blue No. 2 and titanium dioxide.
Inactive ingredients in the tablets: poloxamer 407, copolyvidonum, cornstarch, magnesium stearate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, talc, candelilla wax, and purified water.
Inactive ingredients in the oral solution: glycerin, xylitol, purified water, and artificial flavor.
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.