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What is tiagabine?

Tiagabine is an anti-epileptic drug also known as an anticonvulsant. It is used to treat partial seizures in people over 12 years of age. Partial seizures is a type of epilepsy. It is also used in combination with other medications or alone. Tiagabine is the generic drug for the ingredient in Gabitril. It is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medicine. Tiagabine is available as an oral tablet.  Dosage of tiagabine usually starts at 4 milligrams per day, taken with food, and the dosage is increased gradually to 32 to 56 milligrams per day, depending on the person.

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