Gabapentin vs Gralise

Gabapentin
(Rx)
Gralise
(Rx)
Gabapentin is an epilepsy medication and a nervous system medication.
Gralise is a nervous system medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Nerve Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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September 12, 2003
January 28, 2011
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
136,078 Discussions
811 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nerve Pain
#2 for Anxiety
#4 for Depression
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Neuropathy
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Numbness
#9 for Headaches
#10 for RLS
#11 for Migraines
#12 for Epilepsy
#13 for Tingling
#14 for Chronic Pain
#15 for Back Pain
#17 for Leg Pain
#18 for Shingles
#19 for Hot Flashes
#20 for Sciatica
Gabapentin is prescribed for Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathy, Seizures and Numbness and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, Depression, RLS, Withdrawal Symptoms and Headaches, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nerve Pain
#2 for Fibromyalgia
#3 for Neuropathy
#4 for Shingles
#5 for Depression
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Headaches
#9 for Back Pain
#10 for Numbness
#11 for Anxiety
#12 for Tingling
#13 for Seizures
#15 for Chronic Pain
#18 for Pain Burning
#19 for Leg Pain
#20 for Herniated Disc
#21 for Sciatica
Gralise is prescribed for Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathy, Shingles, Back Pain, Tingling, Numbness and Seizures and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Migraines, Withdrawal Symptoms, Headaches, Depression and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gab
Dizziness
4
Drowsiness
3
Nausea
3
Weight Loss
2
Euphoria
1
Dry Mouth
1
Grogginess
1
Mood Swings
1
Hallucinations
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Gra
Dizziness
9
Insomnia
6
Nausea
6
Burning
5
Drowsiness
4
Tinnitus
2
Diabetes
2
Vertigo
2
Weakness
2
Lupus
2
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Drowsiness
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4
Nausea
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3
6
Weight Loss
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2
0
Euphoria
Gab
Gra
1
0
Dry Mouth
Gab
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1
0
Grogginess
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1
0
Mood Swings
Gab
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1
0
Hallucinations
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1
0
Suicidal behavior
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1
0
Dizziness
Gra
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9
4
Insomnia
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6
0
Nausea
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6
3
Burning
Gra
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5
0
Drowsiness
Gra
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4
3
Tinnitus
Gra
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2
0
Diabetes
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2
0
Vertigo
Gra
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2
0
Weakness
Gra
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2
0
Lupus
Gra
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2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Gabapentin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Gralise during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Gabapentin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Gralise and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 300 mg (9)- 600 mg (69), 100 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Capsule: 100 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Solution: 250 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL (5 mL), 300 mg/6 mL (6 mL)
Suspension: 25 mg/mL
Tablet: 300 mg, 600 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Gabapentin
Gabapentin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Gabapentin and Gralise: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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