noun. an anticonvulsant (trade name Neurontin) used to control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy; also used to manage neuralgia caused by shingles.
- antiepileptic drug
- anticonvulsant drug
Example sentences of the word gabapentin
1. Noun, singular or mass
Marketed under the brand name Neurontin, gabapentin is used in people for many of the same conditions as in felines.
According to Mar Vista Animal Medical Center, the actual chemistry of how gabapentin works in the body is still not known.
Physicians also prescribe gabapentin 300Mg to help reduce this kind of pain, MayoClinic.com reports 1').
4. Verb, past participle
Another commonly given cat sedative is gabapentin for cats.