Neurontin (gabapentin) for pain

Some pain clinics are using the anticonvulsant Neurontin (gabapentin) for pain.

It's being tried for neuropathic pain...diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, etc.

Neuropathic pain is often hard to treat. Experts usually start with a tricyclic antidepressant such as amitriptyline.

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