Gralise is a medicine which is often used to treat adults with nerve pain caused by shingles, a painful rash due to herpes zoster infection. This condition is called postherpetic neuralgia. The generic name for Gralise is Gabapentin.
This drug belongs to a group of medicines known as anti-seizure drugs, also called anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drugs.
How It Works
Gralise works in different ways to treat seizures; sometimes it works by decreasing excitation or by enhancing inhibition. Gralise alters electrical activity in neurons by affecting ion channels such as sodium, calcium, potassium, and chloride in the cell membrane.