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Gabapentin Improves Menopausal Hot Flashes, Insomnia

(ĐTĐ) – Extended-release (ER) gabapentin (Serada, Depomed), an investigational nonhormonal drug, improves sleep and reduces hot flashes in menopausal women, according to a phase 3 clinical trial known as BREEZE 3.   The results were presented here at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) 23rd Annual Meeting. ”Right now, if women don’t want to take hormones, and […]

FDA Approves Gabapentin Enacarbil for Postherpetic Neuralgia

(ĐTĐ) – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved gabapentin enacarbil (Horizant, GlaxoSmithKline) extended-release tablets for the management of postherpetic neuralgia in adults.   The drug, approved in April 2011 for the treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS), is now approved to treat postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) at a dose of 600 mg twice […]

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