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Who should not take gabapentin?

You should not take gabapentin if you have any allergies to any of the active ingredients in this medication. You may also want to speak with your doctor about precise dosing of gabapentin if you have kidney, liver, or heart disease. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breast-feeding while taking gabapentin, you should speak with your doctor about the risks.

Gabapentin should not be taken by anyone under the age of 12. However, for children under the age of 12, gabapentin can be combined with other drugs to treat seizures.

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