I am trying to decide upon a treatment for menopausal hot flashes. I have them every hour on the hour, 24 hours a day, lasting approximately 4-5 minutes. They started almost 2 years ago. They stopped for a few months last year. I now realize that the cessation of hot flashes was due to being on Gabapentin for an unrelated condition. I don t know if I should ask for estrogen or a prescription for gabapentin. I ve had tx for liver dz (hep c) therefore I m cautious of taking any meds. Nothing else had helped me.