Gabapentin for the treatment of hot flushes in menopause: A meta-analysis

Video Author:Chulmin Lee

Published on:March 09, 2020

Gabapentin is a plausible option for treating hot flush in menopause, especially when hormone therapy is contraindicated. This meta-analysis including 7 papers shows gabapentin reduces frequency, duration and intensity of vasomotor symptoms. Side effects such as dizziness and somnolence are tolerable.