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Is Neurontin advisable for chronic cough?

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Neurontin: Is this drug overused for a chronic cough? If so, how would it work for that?
I researched and it shows that it is a nerve drug used for seizures.
Please clarify.
Thnx,
XXXX
Wed, 23 May 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
 
 
Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis 36 minutes later
Brief Answer:
not for cough...

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

neurontin can be taken for epilepsy (seizures), postherpetic neuralgia and other painful nerve syndrome and restless leg syndrome. This is not a drug for cough!

Kind Regards!
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