AVERTZ 75MG TABLET

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Composition for Avertz 75mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Neuropathic pain, Seizures, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Avertz Tablet

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Uses of Avertz Tablet

AVERTZ 75MG TABLET is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, seizures and anxiety disorder.
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Side effects of Avertz Tablet

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Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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How to use Avertz Tablet

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. AVERTZ 75MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Avertz Tablet works

AVERTZ 75MG TABLET is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

In Depth Information on Avertz Tablet

Expert advice for Avertz Tablet

  • Avertz should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Avertz 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 Avertz, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Avertz.
  • 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.
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Avertz Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Avertz Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
AVERTZ 75MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
AVERTZ 75MG 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
AVERTZ 75MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
AVERTZ 75MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
AVERTZ 75MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AVERTZ 75MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
AVERTZ 75MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of AVERTZ 75MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pregabalin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Avertz Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pregabalin

No. Avertz a not a metabolite of gabapentin. There is a structural similarity between the two drugs and they are GABA analogue.
Yes, use of Avertz can cause sedation or sleepiness.
No. Avertz is not a beta blocker. Avertz is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Avertz is not a mood stabiliser. Avertz is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Avertz is not a muscle relaxant. Avertz is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Avertz is not a benzodiazepine. Avertz is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Avertz is not a pain killer. Avertz is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
No. Avertz is not a steriod. Avertz is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Avertz is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine. Avertz is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is it safe to take Avertz with duloxetine?
If Avertz and duloxetine taken together, there is an increased risk of side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty in concentrating and motor co-ordination. Consult with your doctor if you have already taken one of the medications.
Q. What is the interaction of Avertz with anticoagulants?
There is no known interaction between the two drugs but consult your doctor and inform if you are taking any of the medication.
Q. Is Avertz safe?
Avertz is a prescription drug and is safe to use if taken in the dose, frequency, and duration as per the doctor's advice.
Q. Are Avertz and gabapentin the same?
Avertz and gabapentin are two different medicines. However, they work in a similar way and both are used for conditions like neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Avertz is also used for treating anxiety. Please consult your doctor before using any of the medicine.
Q. Is Avertz a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?
No, Avertz is not a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). IIt is a medicine which decreases pain and seizures or fits by binding to specific calcium channels and increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger in the nerve cells and is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Can I take Avertz with methadone?
Methadone is opioid in nature and It may reduce the lower gastrointestinal tract function (e.g., intestinal obstruction, paralytic ileus, constipation) especially when given with Avertz. So, when Avertz and opioids are used together, measures to prevent constipation may be considered (especially in female patients and elderly).
Q. Is Avertz a controlled substance?
No, Avertz is not a controlled substance. However, it is a prescription drug which should only be taken as per the doctor's advice.
Q. How long can I take Avertz for?
Avertz is a prescription drug and it should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Avertz with gabapentin?
Avertz and gabapentin both act via similar mechanism and are used for treating similar conditions. They may also enhance each other's depressant action, so, taking both together is not recommended as you may feel more sleepy and need to take more precautions while driving or using machines. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with sertraline?
Avertz may increase the depressant action of sertraline. Taking them together can make you feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with naproxen?
Avertz and naproxen are not known to have any clinically relevant interaction. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both them together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with tramadol?
The central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol may increase when it is taken with Avertz and you can feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking both the medications together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with alprazolam?
Avertz can be taken with alprazolam as no interactions have been clinically observed. However, as both the medicines have the tendency to cause sleepiness, so caution may be needed in case both the medicines are used together as it may affect your ability to drive or work on a machine. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with amitriptyline?
Avertz is known to increase the depressant action of amitriptyline. Taking the two medicines together can make you feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking the medications together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with ibuprofen?
Avertz is not known to have any interaction with ibuprofen and they can be taken together. However, consult your doctor before taking these medications together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with diazepam?
Avertz may enhance the depressant effects of diazepam when used together. Taking them together can make you feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avertz with paracetamol?
Avertz is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. They can be safely taken together. However, consult your doctor before taking these drugs together as interactions may occur.
Q. Does Avertz cause swelling?
Avertz is known to produce edema (swelling) by fluid (water) retention. Kindly consult your doctor if you develop swelling while taking Avertz.
Q. Does Avertz cause drowsiness (somnolence)?
One of the common side effects of Avertz use is drowsiness (somnolence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom while taking Avertz especially if you are taking any other medicine which can make you sleepy.
Q. Does Avertz cause weight gain?
Weight gain can occur as a common side effect with Avertz use. It can be a result of increased appetite (feeling hungry) and fluid (water) retention. Consult your doctor if there is any change in your weight during therapy.
Q. Does Avertz cause hair loss?
Clinical studies have shown that Avertz can cause hair loss (alopecia) in some patients. It has also been associated with hirsutism (excessive hair growth). Consult your doctor if you notice any difference in your hair growth while taking Avertz.
Q. Does Avertz make you tired?
Avertz is known to cause tiredness (fatigue). Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Avertz.
Q. Does Avertz cause water retention?
Avertz has been associated with fluid (water) retention and edema (swelling). Consult your doctor if you notice swelling of your body while taking Avertz therapy.
Q. Does Avertz make you hungry?
Avertz is known to increase appetite (make you feel hungry). Consult your doctor if there is a significant change in your appetite while taking Avertz.
Q. Does Avertz cause diarrhea?
Avertz use can cause diarrhea as a side effect. Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea while taking Avertz.
Q. Does Avertz help with sleep?
Avertz is not indicated for the treatment of any sleep problems. Rather, Avertz can cause somnolence (increased desire to sleep). Consult your doctor for the treatment of any sleep related problems.
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