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If you are suffering from seizures, nerve pain, or restless legs syndrome, gabapentin can help. Get a new prescription or refill of gabapentin today from a board-certified doctor online.

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If you are suffering from seizures, nerve pain, or restless legs syndrome, gabapentin can help. Get a new prescription or refill of gabapentin today from a board-certified doctor online.

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Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less. Otherwise, new patient visits are $129 and follow-ups are only $69 for members.

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About gabapentin 

Gabapentin belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants, which work on the chemical messengers in your brain and nerves. Gabapentin is used to treat seizures, nerve pain from shingles, and restless legs syndrome.

Gabapentin is available only by prescription. It is available in a generic formulation as well as under different brand names, including Neurontin.

Gabapentin may be prescribed as a capsule, tablet, or oral solution. It’s always important to follow the specific instructions on your prescription, as they can vary based on the formulation and dosage prescribed.

If you're prescribed Gabapentin, be sure to complete the full course of the anticonvulsant unless your doctor specifically tells you to stop. If you don’t complete your prescription, the anticonvulsant may not fully treat your seizures, nerve pain, or restless legs syndrome.

Gabapentin uses

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  • Partial seizures

    Gabapentin is FDA-approved as an adjunctive therapy to treat partial seizures in adults and pediatric patients over the age of 3 with epilepsy.

  • Postherpetic neuralgia

    Gabapentin is FDA-approved to relieve nerve pain associated with shingles (postherpetic neuralgia) in adults.

  • Restless legs syndrome

    Gabapentin enacarbil is FDA-approved to treat restless legs syndrome in adults.

Gabapentin side effects

The side effects associated with taking gabapentin are typically mild. Most gabapentin side effects are associated with body aches and tiredness.

  • Gabapentin has some common side effects. They may include:

    • Fever, chills, and sore throat

    • Jerky movements

    • Headaches

    • Trouble speaking

  • Other side effects, which are less common but might be more severe, could include:

    • Changes in behavior

    • Suicidal thoughts

    • Breathing problems


    You should call your healthcare professional if you notice any adverse effects, or if you develop any other new or concerning symptoms.

How to take gabapentin

Your pharmacist will provide you with instructions on how to take your gabapentin prescription. Be sure to read your prescription label and follow the instructions. Call your doctor or pharmacy if you have any questions.

Gabapentin can come in different forms and doses, so be sure to follow the specific instructions on your prescription. The initial doses for epilepsy and nerve pain typically increase from 300 mg orally on day one, to 300 mg orally twice a day on day two, to 300 mg orally three times a day on day three.

For restless legs syndrome, 600 mg gabapentin is typically taken orally once daily with food at around 5 p.m. Take Gabapentin capsules and tablets whole, and do not crush, chew, break, or open capsules.

What to avoid while taking gabapentin

Gabapentin has 266 drug interactions. Don’t change what you are taking without checking with your doctor or pharmacist. That includes other medications, herbal supplements, as well as over-the-counter drugs. 

  • Possible drug interactions with gabapentin include:

    • Low-strength aspirin and Tylenol (acetaminophen)

    • Cymbalta (duloxetine)

    • Vitamin B12, vitamin C, vitamin D3, and fish oil

    • Norco (acetaminophen / hydrocodone)

    • Xanax (alprazolam)



    Using gabapentin with other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow your breathing may cause serious side effects, breathing problems, or death. Talk to your healthcare professional about your other medications and avoid drinking alcohol.

    Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how gabapentin will affect you. Do not stop taking gabapentin suddenly, even if you feel fine.

Medication alternatives to gabapentin

If your healthcare provider prefers to put you on another treatment altogether, they may suggest other anticonvulsants or antiepileptic drugs in another drug class. Here are some common doctor-recommended alternatives based on your health issue:

  • Partial seizures

    Briviact (brivaracetam)

    Xcopri (cenobamate)

    Klonopin (clonazepam)

  • Postherpetic neuralgia

    Lyrica (pregabalin)

    Pamelor (nortriptyline)

    Cymbalta (duloxetine)

  • Restless legs syndrome

    Requip (ropinirole)

    Mirapex (pramipexole)

    Neupro (rotigotine)

Neurontin prescription FAQs

  • How much does gabapentin cost?

    Depending on your pharmacy, gabapentin costs around $156.41 for ninety 300 mg gabapentin capsules. Gabapentin is a generic drug, and brand names may cost more.

  • How can I refill my gabapentin prescription?

    To refill your gabapentin prescription, book a virtual appointment with a board-certified PlushCare doctor. After reviewing your symptoms, your doctor can send an electronic prescription to your local pharmacy.

  • What is the best time of day to take gabapentin?

    Gabapentin is typically taken with your evening meal. Taking gabapentin at night can help improve sleep and prevent sleep interruptions.

  • How many hours should you wait to take gabapentin?

    For patients with partial seizures who take gabapentin three times per day, do not allow more than 12 hours to pass between any two doses. Gabapentin works best when a constant amount is in the blood.

  • Who should not take gabapentin?

    Avoid taking gabapentin if you have certain health conditions, such as:

    • Breathing problems or lung disease

    • Kidney disease

    • Drug addiction

    • Liver disease

    • Heart disease

    • Depression or suicidal thoughts

  • What happens if I miss a dose of gabapentin?

    If you miss a dose of gabapentin, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it's almost time for your next dose. Avoid taking two doses to make up for a missed dose.

  • What should you avoid when taking gabapentin?

    Avoid drinking or hazardous activity until you know how gabapentin affects you. Severe sleepiness or dizziness can cause falls, accidents, or injuries.

    Avoid taking an antacid within 2 hours before you take gabapentin. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking gabapentin.

  • PlushCare’s Gabapentin Prescription Policy

    At PlushCare, we prioritize our patients safety and have a specific Neurontin (gabapentin) prescription policy to reduce the odds of misuse.

    At PlushCare, Gabapentin prescriptions can be considered under the following circumstances:

    • You, as the patient, sign a gabapentin agreement.You provide a copy of your government-issued photo ID.

    • You are not located in a state where gabapentin is classified as a controlled substance (e.g. Alabama, Kentucky, Michigan, North Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia).

    • You are not currently taking another controlled substance.You use the same PlushCare physician and same pharmacy for each visit where gabapentin is prescribed.

    • You may only move your pharmacy in case of moving your home address or other situations at the judgment of the prescribing physician.

    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 receive a Neurontin prescription, 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]

    Medications are prescribed at the sole discretion of a PlushCare physician. Prescriptions for non-controlled substances can only be written after a medical evaluation. Scheduling an appointment does not guarantee that a medication can or will be prescribed.