Tag: GABAA

  • What is the Action Mechanism of Gabapentin ? Is Gabapentin Addictive ?

    What is the Action Mechanism of Gabapentin ? Is Gabapentin Addictive ?

    The chemical structure of gabapentin (Neurontin) is derived by addition of a cyclohexyl group to the backbone of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). Gabapentin prevents seizures in a wide variety of models in animals, including generalized tonic-clonic and partial seizures. The exact mechanism of action with the GABA receptors is unknown; however, researchers know that gabapentin freely […]