Neurontin Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Neurontin: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Neurontin 100mg Capsule
Pfizer Inc.
Pill Identification: Neurontin 100 mg LOGO 

What is this Medicine?

GABAPENTIN (GA ba pen tin) is used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. It is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Neurontin: Oral capsule(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Neurontin 100mg Capsule

NDC: 000710803
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Partial Seizures, Postherpetic Neuralgia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Tremor, Spasticity, Singultus (hiccups), Pruritus, Hot Flashes, Diabetic Neuropathy, Nystagmus, Menopause, Alcohol Dependence, Fibromyalgia, Dysautonomia, Short-lasting Unilateral Neuralgiform Headache With Conjunctival Injection And Tearing

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Neurontin 100mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_7012.JPG
Pfizer Inc.
Pill Identification: Neurontin 100 mg LOGO 
Shape: capsule
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Neurontin 100mg Capsule

Blurred Vision Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Choreoathetosis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Withdrawal Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Tolerance Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tiredness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Uncontrolled Movements Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Memory Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Balance Problems Incidence:
>1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.4-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Thinking Incidence:
1.7-2.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
>1.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lazy Eye Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
3.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-30.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
3.0-13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.3-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
4.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
4.5-27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hostility Incidence:
5.2-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Neurontin 100mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Neurontin 100mg Capsule(Gabapentin)
Alcohol and Gabapentin(Gabapentin)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking Gabapentin. You may experience side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nausea, or fatigue if you drink alcohol-containing drinks while taking Gabapentin. Alcohol-containing drinks may also increase the actions of Gabapentin Enacarbil (Horizant) extended-release tablets, which may increase side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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