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Meaning of "gabapentin" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GABAPENTIN

gabapentin  [ˌɡæbəˈpɛntɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GABAPENTIN

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Gabapentin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GABAPENTIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

gabapentin

Gabapentin

Gabapentin is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a GABA analog. It was originally developed to treat epilepsy, and currently is also used to relieve neuropathic pain. It is recommended as a first line agent for the treatment of neuropathic pain arising from diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, and central neuropathic pain. It is also commonly prescribed by doctors for many off-label treatments, such as restless leg syndrome, insomnia, and bipolar disorder. There are, however, concerns regarding the quality of the trials conducted for a number of conditions.

Definition of gabapentin in the English dictionary

The definition of gabapentin in the dictionary is an antiepileptic drug that is also used to control neurological pain.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GABAPENTIN


amarantin
ˌæməˈræntɪn
catamountain
ˈkætəˌmaʊntɪn
chryselephantine
ˌkrɪsɛlɪˈfæntɪn
dentin
ˈdentɪn
fountain
ˈfaʊntɪn
intermountain
ˌɪntəˈmaʊntɪn
intine
ˈɪntɪn
mountain
ˈmaʊntɪn
muntin
ˈmʌntɪn
OxyContin
ˌɒksɪˈkɒntɪn
plantain
ˈplæntɪn
quintain
ˈkwɪntɪn
Tintin
ˈtɪntɪn
transmountain
trænzˈmaʊntɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GABAPENTIN

gab
GABA
Gabar
gabardine
gabbart
gabbed
gabber
gabbier
gabbiest
gabbiness
gabbing
gabble
gabblement
gabbler
gabbro
gabbroic
gabbroid
gabbroitic
gabby
gabelle

WORDS THAT END LIKE GABAPENTIN

actin
biotin
bulletin
chromatin
Curtin
gelatin
gratin
keratin
Latin
martin
matin
patin
Putin
Quintin
rutin
Saint Martin
Saint-Quentin
satin
strapontin
tin

Synonyms and antonyms of gabapentin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gabapentin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GABAPENTIN

Find out the translation of gabapentin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gabapentin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gabapentin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

加巴喷丁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gabapentina
570 millions of speakers

English

gabapentin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gabapentin
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جابابنتين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

габапентин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gabapentina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

gabapentin
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gabapentine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gabapentin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gabapentin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ガバペンチン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가바펜틴
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gabapentin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gabapentin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காபாபெண்டின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गाबॅपेंटिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gabapentin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gabapentin
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gabapentyny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

габапентин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gabapentin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γκαμπαπεντίνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gabapentien
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gabapentin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gabapentin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gabapentin

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GABAPENTIN»

The term «gabapentin» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.050 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GABAPENTIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gabapentin

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GABAPENTIN»

Discover the use of gabapentin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gabapentin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Antiepileptic Drugs
In reviewing 104 consecutive patients started on gabapentin, 13 cases of myoclonus were found (37). Multi- focal myoclonus developed in 1 0 patients; focal myoclonus contralateral to the epileptic focus developed in 3 of these patients.
René H. Levy, 2002
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Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Gabapentin (Neurontin, and generic brands) has been used successfully in dogs and cats to control seizures when other anticonvulsant drugs have not been effective, or when others have been too toxic. It is not used as commonly as the ...
Jim E. Riviere, Mark G. Papich, 2009
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Kaplan & Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry
GABAPENTIN Gabapentin indirectly increases brain y-aminobutyric acid (GABA) levels. It is well absorbed, but its bioavailability decreases as doses are increased, because of saturation of the neutral amino acid membrane transporter system ...
Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, 2008
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A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology
Gabapentin, a structural analog of GABA, is sometimes beneficial in dogs with seizures that are refractory to other drugs. Previously suspected mechanisms of action for gabapentin include inhibition of voltage-gated neuronal sodium channels ...
Curtis W. Dewey, 2008
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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal ...
received gabapentin (dose not specified) before and throughout pregnancy. She gave birth at 37 weeks' gestation to a male infant with skin tags on the left ear, no opening to the ear canal on the right ear, jaundice, and intermittent tremors that ...
Gerald G. Briggs, Roger K. Freeman, Sumner J. Yaffe, 2008
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Drug Therapy in Nursing
Drugs Significantly Different From the Benzodiazepines Gabapentin Gabapentin (Neurontin) is an adjunct antiepileptic drug used in treating partial seizures, with or without secondary generalization, in patients older than 12 years. Evidence ...
Diane S. Aschenbrenner, Samantha J. Venable, 2009
7
The Art of Drug Synthesis
This text features contributions from seventeen leading medicinal and process chemists who show you how it is done.
Douglas S. Johnson, Jie Jack Li, 2013
8
Handbook of Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes
Gabapentin Formulations available1 Brand name (Manufacturer) Neurontin ( Porke-Davis) Neurontin (Parke-Davis) Gabapentin (nonproprietory) Formulation and strength Capsules 1 00 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg Tablets 600 mg, 800 mg Capsules ...
Rebecca White, Vicky Bradnam, 2007
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Lexicon of Psychiatry, Neurology, and the Neurosciences
gabapentin + antacids gabapentin + fluoxetine tapered to 0.5 mg at bedtime. There was no change in her overall cognitive status. This case supports the possible clinical utility of GBP as adjunctive therapy for agitation in dementia ( Regan WM ...
Frank J. Ayd, 2000
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The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of ...
et al. 2001). Pain was significantly reduced with both gabapentin doses, with similar improvements in sleep. The improvement in pain score was noted as early as week 1 and was maintained throughout the study. Movement disorders.
Alan F. Schatzberg, Charles B. Nemeroff, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GABAPENTIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gabapentin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Physical therapy, gentle exercise can ease whiplash pain
Various pills are sometimes prescribed - tricyclic medicines, SSRI medicines, gabapentin - but the evidence that they help is limited. Because of ... «Coeur d'Alene Press, Jul 15»
2
Medical marijuana can work
Among her medications, court records listed several painkillers, including OxyContin, oxycodone, Soma, Norflex, gabapentin, Lyrica, Percocet, ... «Santa Fe New Mexican, Jul 15»
3
Lett's Set a Spell: My Declaration of Independence: Releasing the …
Eventually, I had to break a rule I made in 1975 to never take another drug: I started Gabapentin and Celebrex and got tremendous relief so I ... «Sanford Herald, Jul 15»
4
Police Beat
The officer then observed two fixed blades on Ball's belt before performing a Terry Frisk and locating what is believed to be nine Gabapentin, ... «Williamson Daily News, Jul 15»
5
Woman indicted in fatal crash
Adkins admitted to taking Neurontin and Ultram, also known as gabapentin tramadol, one hour before driving. She also admitted to using ... «Huntington Herald Dispatch, Jul 15»
6
Zacks' Jason Napodano Is Not Focused on a Biotech Bubble
Depomed Inc. (DEPO:NASDAQ) has a drug called Gralise, which is an extended-release gabapentin. Although the literature will tell you that ... «Trefis, Jul 15»
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Drugs and assault lead to jail time for Edgecomb man
Brown took the pills and identified and counted them as 80 full pills and two half-pills of Furosmide and 75 pills of Gabapentin. According to the ... «Wiscasset Newspaper, Jul 15»
8
Driving in wrong lane 200 feet leads to multiple charges
He stated he had drank some liquor and taken his medication – Gabapentin and Hydrocodone,” England said. “Echol was asked to step from ... «Therogersvillereview, Jul 15»
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Analyst Rating Update on Depomed, Inc.
In January 2011, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Gralise (gabapentin) once-daily tablets for the management ... «Money Flow Index, Jul 15»
10
Your Good Health: Grandfather's pain persists after fall
... medications that reduce pain from damaged nerves, such as amitriptyline and gabapentin, and I certainly would find another hand surgeon. «Times Colonist, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gabapentin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gabapentin>. Jan 2021 ».
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