Gabapentin: Abuse, Dependence, and Withdrawal.

  title={Gabapentin: Abuse, Dependence, and Withdrawal.},
  author={T. Mersfelder and W. H. Nichols},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={50 3},
  • T. Mersfelder, W. H. Nichols
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of pharmacotherapy
  • OBJECTIVE To identify case reports and studies regarding patients who abused, became dependent on, or experienced withdrawal from gabapentin. DATA SOURCES A PubMed literature search (1993 to October 2015) was performed using the search terms gabapentin, withdrawal, dependence, and addiction. Additional references were identified from a review of literature citations. STUDY SELECTION All English-language case reports and studies were evaluated. DATA SYNTHESIS A total of 18 case reports or… CONTINUE READING
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