COMMON & BRAND NAMES
(-)-( R)-1-[4,4-Bis(3-methyl-2-thienyl)-3- butenyl] nipecotic acid hydrochloride
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.