gabapentin

noun

gab·​a·​pen·​tin ˈgab-ə-ˌpen-tin How to pronounce gabapentin (audio)
: an anticonvulsant drug C9H17NO2 structurally related to gamma-aminobutyric acid that is administered orally as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures see neurontin

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“Gabapentin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gabapentin. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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