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How is Neurontin used in treating essential tremor?

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Experts use Neurontin for short-term treatment of essential tremor affecting the hands, although they don't know how the drug works. In most cases, it's not used with other drugs.

Side effects of Neurontin are rare but include:

  • Sedation
  • Walking difficulties
  • Irritability

From: Drug Treatments for Essential Tremor WebMD Medical Reference

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Mayo Clinic web site. 

International Essential Tremor Foundation.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on September 27, 2017

SOURCES: 

Mayo Clinic web site. 

International Essential Tremor Foundation.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on September 27, 2017

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