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An oral anticonvulsant chemically related to gamma-aminobutyric acid, C9H17NO2, used primarily in the treatment of focal seizures and neuralgia, especially after infection with herpes zoster.
(Pharmacology) an antiepileptic drug that is also used to control neurological pain
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|Noun||1.||gabapentin - 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|