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Gabapentin-induced coma: A MR-spectrometry analysis

By Lamine Abdennour, Paola Sanchez-Peña, Damien Galanaud, Vincent Navarro, Nicolas Weiss and Louis Puybasset

Abstract

As for the majority of antiepileptic drugs, encephalopathy, manifested by transient somnolence, mood and motor disorders, is a possible side-effect. To our knowledge, there is little information about gabapentin-induced coma. We report a third case of gabapentin-induced coma where magnetic resonance-spectrometry was performed in diagnosis assessment

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Dove Medical Press
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