Asterixis Induced by Gabapentin : Clinical Neuropharmacology

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Asterixis Induced by Gabapentin

Jacob, Poovathoor Chacko; Chand, Ranganthan Pratap; Omeima, El-Shafie

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Clinical Neuropharmacology 23(1):p 53, January 2000.


We report the case of a patient with postherpetic neuralgia who developed asterixis while being treated with gabapentin. We discuss the possible mechanism of asterixis in this patient.

© 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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