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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.
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(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|
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