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Is drug gabapentin a blood thinner or does it react with aspirin. Suggest?

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Question: Is this drug gabapentin a blood thinner or does it react with aspirin?
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Answered by Dr. Rahul D Chaudhari (10 minutes later)
Gabapentin is not a blood thinner and you can safely take it with aspirin.
Gabapentin is used primarily to treat neuropathic pain. Gabapentin interacts with cortical neurons and reduces the axonal excitability. thanks.
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Is drug gabapentin a blood thinner or does it react with aspirin. Suggest?

Gabapentin is not a blood thinner and you can safely take it with aspirin.
Gabapentin is used primarily to treat neuropathic pain. Gabapentin interacts with cortical neurons and reduces the axonal excitability. thanks.