Gabapentin vs Mysoline

Gabapentin
(Rx)
Mysoline
(Rx)
Gabapentin is an epilepsy medication and a nervous system medication.
Mysoline is an epilepsy medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Seizures
4.6
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Seizures
2.4
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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September 12, 2003
March 8, 1954
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
136,243 Discussions
3,838 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 Shaking
#2 for Seizures
#3 for Epilepsy
#5 for Grand Mal
Mysoline is prescribed for Shaking, Seizures and Epilepsy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Essential Tremor, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gab
Dizziness
5
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
4
Weight Loss
2
Euphoria
1
Dry Mouth
1
Grogginess
1
Mood Swings
1
Hallucinations
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Mys
Depression
9
Dizziness
5
Drowsiness
4
Headaches
4
Aura
4
Weight Gain
3
Migraines
3
Rash
3
Tinnitus
2
Nausea
2
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Mysoline
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Dizziness
Gab
Mys
5
5
Drowsiness
Gab
Mys
4
4
Nausea
Gab
Mys
4
2
Weight Loss
Gab
Mys
2
0
Euphoria
Gab
Mys
1
0
Dry Mouth
Gab
Mys
1
0
Grogginess
Gab
Mys
1
0
Mood Swings
Gab
Mys
1
0
Hallucinations
Gab
Mys
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Gab
Mys
1
0
Depression
Mys
Gab
9
0
Dizziness
Mys
Gab
5
5
Drowsiness
Mys
Gab
4
4
Headaches
Mys
Gab
4
0
Aura
Mys
Gab
4
0
Weight Gain
Mys
Gab
3
0
Migraines
Mys
Gab
3
0
Rash
Mys
Gab
3
0
Tinnitus
Mys
Gab
2
0
Nausea
Mys
Gab
2
4
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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Gabapentin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Mysoline 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: 50 mg, 250 mg
Suspension: 250 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Gabapentin
Primidone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Gabapentin and Mysoline: 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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