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Gabapentin is the generic name for Neurontin, it is an anticonvulsant and painkiller used in the treatment of shingles and seizures. Gabapentin (Neurontin) is prescribed to reduce nerve pain following shingles or to prevent seizures brought on by epilepsy.
Get gabapentin prescribed online by booking an appointment with a PlushCare doctor. During your phone or video appointment, the doctor will talk with you about your medical condition and current medications to decide if Neurontin (gabapentin) is right for you. They will then send your gabapentin prescription to your local pharmacy for pick up.
Yes. You will need a prescription before you can receive the medication gabapentin or Neurontin. Gabapentin and Neurontin are not available over the counter and must be prescribed by a licensed doctor.
Gabapentin is not classified as a controlled substance in most states and can be prescribed online in 45 out of 50 states.
That said, gabapentin has potential for abuse and is considered a controlled substance in 5 states, including Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Michigan. If you are located in one of these states you will need to see a doctor in person to get a gabapentin prescription.
Gabapentin is not considered a narcotic. It is a strong pain killer and anticonvulsant belonging to its own drug class, Gabapentinoids.
Gabapentin is classified as a controlled substance in Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and Michigan. It cannot be prescribed online in those states.
Neurontin is available as a capsule, tablet, or liquid oral solution and can be taken with or without food.
Dosages will vary depending on the reason Neurontin is being taken, kidney function, and the effectiveness on the patient.
Dosages may be as low as 100 mg per day and as high as 3600 mg per day, although the most common dosages are in the middle of that range.
Always take Neurontin exactly as instructed by your doctor. Failing to do so can cause an increased risk of side effects, including increased seizures.
While Neurontin is generally considered a safe medication, there is some risk of side effects, including:
– Swollen glands
– Flu-like symptoms
– Unusual bruising
– Rapid eye movement
– Kidney problems
– Memory problems
– Swelling of the feet or hands
– Eye problems
At PlushCare we prioritize our patients’ safety and as such have a specific Neurontin (gabapentin) prescription policy to reduce the odds of misuse.
If your PlushCare doctor finds that you may benefit from a Neurontin prescription they can write you a 30 day supply every six months. In order to get Neurontin prescribed we also require a form of ID. You can easily upload a photo of your ID to our app, or email a photo to [email protected]
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