Drug could restore limb function in patients with spinal cord injuries – Sky News

Gabapentin spurs nerve growth

Long-term use of a drug commonly prescribed for nerve pain could be used to restore limb function in patients with spinal cord injuries, a study suggests.

Mice treated with gabapentin during the study were able to regain roughly 60% of their forelimb function in a skilled walking test – those who received a placebo only regained about 30%.

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