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2021 Jan 20

Clin Neuropharmacol

Gabapentin-Induced Myokymia: A Case Report.


Brown A, Esechie A, Gogia B, Shanina E
Clin Neuropharmacol. 2021 Jan 20.
PMID: 33480615.


Gabapentin is a commonly used medication for neuropathic pain and epilepsy that is prescribed by a wide range of medical specialties. Adverse effects including asterixis and myoclonus have been described in patients with chronic kidney disease, but myokymia has not been previously reported.