Gabapentin enacarbil

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Scientific Name: Gabapentin enacarbil
Brand Name: Horizant
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Although the exact mechanism of action of gabapentin in RLS and PHN is unknown, it is presumed to involve the descending noradrenergic system, resulting in the activation of spinal alpha2-adrenergic receptors.
Description of the Drug: Gabapentin enacarbil is a gabapentin prodrug used to treat Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) .
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB08872