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Clinical Features of Gabapentin Withdrawal Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for a withdrawal reaction following discontinuation of gabapentin intake.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, adverse effects, complication detection

ICD-10:

B02.2, E10.4, E11.4, E12.4, E13.4, F31, F40, F41, F42, F51.0, G25.8, G44.8, G47.0, G53.0, M79.2

Description:

Gapapentin in an anticonvulsant with many possible uses. Sudden stoppage of therapy can precipitate a withdrawal reaction.

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