Continuing the discussion from Information on Xanax,help!:
Gabapentin was initially synthesized to mimic the chemical structure of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), but is not believed to act on the same brain receptors.
While I don’t understand all of this I do understand enough to maybe have a better idea of why Neurontine does help my son as a benzo would yet without the same negatives I see when he is on benzos. Perhaps I need to get a better understanding of GABA