What is the role of gabapentin in the treatment of spasticity?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Krupa Pandey, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Gabapentin: A GABA analogue that modulates enzymes that metabolize glutamate; it may be useful in some patients with spasticity, but sedation can be a bothersome adverse effect


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