News tagged with gabapentin
Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that a clinical trial of the epilepsy drug gabapentin may have been a "seeding trial" used by a pharmaceutical company to promote the drug and increase prescriptions, according ...
Medications Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found clinical evidence that the drug gabapentin, currently on the market to treat neuropathic pain and epilepsy, helps people to quit smoking marijuana (cannabis). Unlike ...
Addiction Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
(HealthDay)—People suffering from restless legs syndrome may find some relief by taking one of several drugs approved to treat the condition, a new review confirms.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research published Online First in the Lancet is the first to show that gabapentin, a drug widely used to treat pain and seizures, substantially reduces the frequency and severity of coughing and other symptoms associ ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Discrepancies between internal and published analyses of industry-sponsored clinical trials lead to further calls for transparency
Other Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Good news may be on the horizon for Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, and other women stricken with severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, thanks to the work of a University at Buffalo professor ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Tafamidis meglumine (trade name: Vyndaqel) was approved in November 2011 for the treatment of transthyretin amyloidosis in adults. This rare disorder ("orphan disease") is caused by a defective gene and is associated with ...
Medications Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The American Academy of Neurology is releasing an updated guideline on how to best treat essential tremor, which is the most common type of tremor disorder and is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a GABA analogue. It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and currently is also used to relieve neuropathic pain. There are, however, concerns regarding the quality of the trials conducted.
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