Pharmacy/gabitril

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I would like the correct answer on non-epilectics and gabitril.3 experts on this panel say no danger in non-epilectics taking gabitril for sleep.they say less side effects then sleeping pills.my own psychiatrist said take 15-20 mg ambien a nite.the fda said only 50 non-epilectics got seizures from gabitril in 4 years

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Hi Howard,
The correct answer is that the manufacturer recommends against its use in non epileptics. Anyone using it against this recommendations risks  litigation in the event of an adverse outcome and will not have a defence.
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Eric Brandt, B.Sc. Pharm  

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