Neurontin


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Noun1.Neurontin - 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
anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic drug - a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
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IN IN RE: NEURONTIN MARKETING and Sales Practices Litigation, the 1st Circuit ruled April 3 that Pfizer Inc.
The carriers and the employer plan sponsor are suing over coverage of Neurontin, a brand-name version of gabapentin.
Scotland Yard's specialist crime directorate, which tackles serious and organised crime, launched a probe after four boxes were found to contain the anti-psychotic drug Seroquel XL 50mg and one packet contained Pfizer's anti-epileptic medication, Neurontin, in 100mg capsules.
A fifth packet contained an anti-epilepsy drug called Neurontin.
M2 PHARMA-June 2, 2011-Teva, Pfizer settle generic Neurontin patent litigation(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 1, 2011-Mylan Inc secures FDA approval for generic Neurontin Capsules for shingles(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Pfizer Agrees to First Neurontin Lawsuit Settlement.
Pfizer had pleaded guilty in 2004 to an unrelated criminal charge of improper sales tactics related to its Neurontin seizure drug and its marketing practices have been under federal supervision since then.
Several of our readers report that the prescription drug Neurontin (gabapentin) helps relieve painful muscle spasms.
Gabapentin is known by product name Neurontin abroad, and is distributed in 91 countries worldwide.
The music producer said for eight years he has taken Prozac, Neurontin, Klonopin, tetracycline ``for my skin'' and ``a heavier antacid which is a prescribed antacid but it's not an antacid.
Neurontin is not metabolized by the liver, nor does it bind to protein--two traits that greatly reduce the risk of drug-drug interactions, compared with other conventional anticonvulsants including carbamazepine, valproic acid, lamotrigine (Lamictal), and topiramate (Topamax).