Although, gabapentin is not a narcotic analgesic but it performs functions like one. It does not make a person a person addicted to it very quickly but it can after a certain time of regular and prolonged usage. Gabapentin is a controlled medication in the United States. It is used by people for certain non- medical uses. Gabapentin is addictive. It makes a person dependent on itself because after regular use the medicine for a long period, the body becomes habitual of it and expresses great disturbance and discomfort if it is stopped. This dependence is changed into addiction if left untreated.
The ideal dosage for Gabapentin is 50 mg. However it can be altered as per the severity of health issue. Always go with the recommendation of doctor. Don't abuse this med.