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Table 2 Gabapentin Scheme

From: Acupuncture in acute herpes zoster pain therapy (ACUZoster) – design and protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Day Time 8°° a.m. 14°° a.m. 22°° p.m.
Day 1 - - 300 mg
Day 2 300 mg - 300 mg
Day 3 300 mg 300 mg 300 mg
Increase depends on patients needs
Day n 300 mg 300 mg 600 mg
Day n + 1 600 mg 300 mg 600 mg
Day n + 2 600 mg 600 mg 600 mg
...    
Maximum dose 1200 mg 1200 mg 1200 mg
  1. Table 2 is demonstrating the gabapentine intake scheme to reach the wanted therapeutic dosage. n is in sequence of the days since start of the therapy, at least n = 4.