Amigaba LS Tablet

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Primarily used for

Neuropathic pain, Depression, Seizures
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Medicine Overview of Amigaba LS Tablet

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Uses of Gabapentin

Gabapentin is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain and seizures.
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Side effects of Gabapentin

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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How to use Gabapentin

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Amigaba LS Tablet at a fixed time.

How Amigaba LS Tablet works

Gabapentin is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.
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Uses of Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline is used in the treatment of depression and neuropathic pain.
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of Amitriptyline

Common

Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dry mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Amitriptyline

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Amigaba LS Tablet at a fixed time.

How Amigaba LS Tablet works

Amitriptyline increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Amigaba LS Tablet

Expert advice for Gabapentin

  • Gabapentin should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Gabapentin without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Gabapentin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Gabapentin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Notify your doctor if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.

Expert advice for Amitriptyline

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Amitriptyline to start working.
  • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Amitriptyline, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Amitriptyline, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Amitriptyline is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Warnings
Special precautions for Amigaba LS Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Amigaba LS Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amigaba LS Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Amigaba LS Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Amigaba LS Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Amigaba LS Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amigaba LS Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Amigaba LS Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amigaba LS Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amigaba LS Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Amigaba LS Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Gabapentin

Q. Is Gabapentin used as a muscle relaxant or, blood thinner?
No. Gabapentin is a prescription medication and has no role in muscle relaxation or, blood thinning
Q. Is Gabapentin an opiate, benzo or NSAID?
Gabapentin is an analog of GABA (gamma- amino butyric acid), that is effective against fits and pain due to nerve damage or nerve irritation. It is not an opiate or benzodiazepine or NSAID
Q. Is Gabapentin (dose 600 mg) a narcotic?
No. Gabapentin at any dose is not a narcotic agent. Follow the advice of your doctor regarding the best dose suited for your condition
Q. Is Gabapentin used for anxiety?
Anxiety is one of the side effects of this drug. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects
Q. What is gabapin-NT?
Gabapin-NT tablet is a brand name that contains gabapentin (400 mg) plus nortriptyline hydrochloride (10 mg). This combination is used for the treatment of pain due to nerve damage or nerve irritation. Follow the advice of your doctor as to gabapentin or Gabapin-NT is to be used, as appropriate for your condition
Q. Is gabapentin and pregabalin the same?
Gabapentin and pregabalin are structurally similar but they acts though different mechanism. Both can be used for the treatment of fits and pain due to nerve damage or nerve irritation. However, follow the advice of your doctor regarding the choice of the drug appropriate for your condition
Q. Is Gabapentin safe?
Gabapentin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Amitriptyline

Q. Is Amitriptyline safe?
Amitriptyline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Amitriptyline a steroid?
No, Amitriptyline is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Is Amitriptyline like diazepam?
No, Amitriptyline is not like diazepam. Amitriptyline belongs to a different class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant while diazepam belongs to the class of medicines called benzodiazepines.
Q. Can I take Amitriptyline with Betahistine?
Amitriptyline has not been clinically studied when used along with Betahistine. So there are no reports of any drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when these are used together.
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