What are Generics?
Generic drugs marketed without brand names contain the exact same active ingredients used in their brand-name counterparts, but cost significantly less. The drugs are required to meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards for safety, purity and effectiveness.
Neurontin (Gabapentin) is used with other drugs in the treatment of some types of seizures and for the management of postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused by the herpes virus or shingles). Neurontin is one of Pfizer's best-selling drugs mainly prescribed for seizures & countless off-label uses.
Neurontin may also be marketed as: Aclonium, Gabapentine, Gabapentinum, Neurontin.
*Neurontin® is manufactured by Pfizer's subsidiary Parke-Davis.