Methadone And Neurontin
Gabapentin is a potentially useful drug in alleviating hyper excitatory state in control of opiate dependence in acute detoxification and the stabilization phase. Gabapentin is given with methadone, to control addiction of methadone. According to study to evaluate the effectiveness of gabapentin plus methadone therapy in lowering the methadone, Groups were divided, group A took combination of methadone and gabapentin and group B took methadone with placebo. When patients were stratified, based on the kind of drugs, results showed that group A showed more withdrawal symptoms than group B. As gabapentin is an effective add-on therapy when taken with methadone. Gabapentin leads to relief of withdrawal symptoms and lowers methadone consumption.