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2021 May 09

J Med Case Rep



Flumazenil therapy for a gabapentin-induced coma: a case report.


Masciullo M, Pichiorri F, Scivoletto G, Foti C, Molinari M
J Med Case Rep. 2021 May 09; 15(1):242.
PMID: 33964989.


Spasticity and neuropathic pain are common in patients after spinal cord injury and negatively affect patients' quality of life. Gabapentin and baclofen are frequently used to treat these conditions. We present a flumazenil-reversed gabapentin-induced coma case, which, to our knowledge, is the second one described in scientific literature.