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Extended-Release Gabapentin

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking extended-release gabapentin if you have:
 
  • Depression
  • A history of suicidal thoughts or actions
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Cancer
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Extended-Release Gabapentin to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Extended-Release Gabapentin

The dose of extended-release gabapentin your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending mostly on how well your kidneys are functioning.
 
(Click Extended-Release Gabapentin Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Extended-release gabapentin may react with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Extended-Release Gabapentin).
 
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