Gabapentin HighMost people are familiar with the obvious drugs when they think of drug abuse and addiction: alcohol, heroin, meth, opioids, and more. These substances vary in terms of legality and how severe addiction is. There are other substances, often legal, that many do not realize carry the potential for abuse and addiction. Sometimes it is intentional, a person wanting to experiment with substances, or it is also often something a person did not intend to develop a dependence or addiction to. Gabapentin, commonly sold under the brand name Neurontin, is an anticonvulsant medication. With gabapentin there is the risk of abuse and addiction. Many misuse and abuse it due to the potential for euphoric effects and hope to experience the “gabapentin high”.