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Tiagabine
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Gabitril
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Anticonvulsant
CHEMICAL NAME
(-)-( R)-1-[4,4-Bis(3-methyl-2-thienyl)-3- butenyl] nipecotic acid hydrochloride
DESCRIPTION
Tiagabine is an anticonvulsant prescribed as an add-on drug to help control epileptic seizures. It is believed to work by enhancing the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA. It is also prescribed off-label in the treatment of bi-polar disorder [BPD], chronic anxiety disorder, and insomnia.
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