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Compound Summary for: CID 3446

gabapentin

Also known as: Neurontin; Gabapentine; 60142-96-3; 1-(Aminomethyl)cyclohexaneacetic acid; Gabapentino; Gabapentinum; Aclonium; Gabapetin
Molecular Formula: C9H17NO2   Molecular Weight: 171.23678   InChIKey: UGJMXCAKCUNAIE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gabapentin (brand name Neurontin) is a medication originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy. Presently, gabapentin is widely used to relieve pain, especially neuropathic pain. Gabapentin is well tolerated in most patients, has a relatively mild side-effect profile, and passes through the body unmetabolized.   From: DrugBank
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