Anticonvulsant, neuropathic pain analgesic

Prescriber Highlights

  • An adjunctive therapy for refractory or complex partial seizures and for pain treatment (especially neuropathic)
  • Main side effects include sedation & ataxia
  • Dosing pets q8h may be problematic for owners

Uses, Indications

  • An adjunctive therapy for refractory or complex partial seizures
  • Useful for chronic pain, particularly neuropathic pain
  • May be beneficial for acute pain when administered pre-operatively 

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