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Epalrica-MP Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Epalrica-MP Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of diabetic nerve disease. It reduces pain and protects the nerve fibers from damage. This medicine also promotes regeneration of nerve cells. It is used along with other blood sugar lowering medications in order to prevent further nerve injury.

Uses of Epalrica-MP Tablet

Epalrica-MP Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Epalrica-MP 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. Epalrica-MP Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably before meals

How Epalrica-MP Tablet works

Epalrica-MP Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Epalrestat, Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin and Pregabalin which treat diabetic nerve disease. Epalrestat an aldose reductase inhibitor. It blocks the accumulation of sorbitol in cells, which causes diabetic nerve disease. Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin is a form of vitamin B which help in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibers and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells. Pregabalin is an alpha 2 delta ligand which decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

Epalrica-MP Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Epalrica-MP Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epalrica-MP Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Epalrica-MP Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Epalrica-MP Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Epalrica-MP Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epalrica-MP Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Epalrica-MP Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epalrica-MP Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Take it only as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. 
  • Adherence to antidiabetic therapy can delay the onset of or prevent diabetic nerve disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you have:
    • Cut or sore on your feet that is infectious or not healing
    • Burning or tingling sensation in arm or feet that hamper your routine activities
    • Trouble in digestion, urination, or sexual functioning
    • Dizziness
  • To prevent diabetic nerve pain, wear proper footwear and examine your feet every day to detect lesions early.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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References
  1. Sharma SR, Sharma N. Epalrestat, an aldose reductase inhibitor, in diabetic neuropathy: An Indian perspective. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2008;11(4):231-35. [Accecssed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pregabalin. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 2004 [revised Jul. 2018]. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Exeltis - Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd , Khivraj Complex - II, 4th Floor, No: 480, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai - 600 035, Tamil Nadu, India.
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