What are oval shaped white pills with G31 written on them

Not Medical Advice: The pill imprints "G 31" belong to Gabapentin. This pill is oval-shaped and white. Gabapentin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat seizures caused by epilepsy in adults and children who are at least 12 years old. Take Gabapentin exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Gabapentin was originally discovered many decades ago by the Japanese, who initially were looking for an antispasmodic or muscle relaxant. It is also use in combination with other drugs to treat shingles.

Just in! A new study from scientists at the UK's Bath University suggests that adults with epilepsy are more likely to have higher traits of autism and Asperger's syndrome. The new finding may offer the hope of improved treatment for those suffering with epilepsy and autism.

Updated on Tuesday, May 21 2013 at 02:11AM EDT
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