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Asterixis related to gabapentin intake: A case report and review.
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PMID:  24113672     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Asterixis has been reported as a side effect of toxic and metabolic abnormalities. The current literature contains very little evidence of gabapentin-related neurotoxicity. Our observations reveal that neurotoxic side effects of gabapentin use may be seen even when dose adjustments are made for patients with mild-to-moderate renal dysfunction. Clinical vigilance for possible neurotoxic effects of gabapentin therapy in patients with renal dysfunction is warranted.
Mervat Wahba; Olga Waln
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Title:  Postgraduate medicine     Volume:  125     ISSN:  1941-9260     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
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Created Date:  2013-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0401147     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  139-141     Citation Subset:  -    
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN.
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