low doses of gabapentin (Neurontin) for muscle cramps

Some physicians are now prescribing low doses of gabapentin (Neurontin) for muscle cramps.

Ever since the FDA said not to use quinine for leg cramps, people have been searching for a good alternative.

Many other drugs have been tried...verapamil, vitamin E, phenytoin, carbamazepine, and methocarbamol. But so far, there's not enough evidence that these drugs are effective for leg cramps.

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