Medicine Overview of Gabantin Capsule
Uses of Gabantin Capsule
Gabantin 400mg Capsule is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain and seizures.
Side effects of Gabantin Capsule
Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.
How to use Gabantin Capsule
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 Gabantin 400mg Capsule at a fixed time.
How Gabantin Capsule works
Gabantin 400mg capsule is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.
In Depth Information on Gabantin Capsule
Expert advice for Gabantin Capsule
- Gabantin should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
- Do not stop using Gabantin 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 Gabantin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Gabantin.
- 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.
Special precautions for Gabantin 400mg Capsule
Gabantin 400mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gabantin 400mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Gabantin 400mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain....
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Gabantin 400mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire+more
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Gabantin 400mg Capsule should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gabantin 400mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Gabanti+more
n 400mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nocidos 500mg Tablet, Sobinate 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 1000mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Gabapentin, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Gabantin 400mg Capsule
Frequently asked questions for Gabapentin
No. Gabantin is a prescription medication and has no role in muscle relaxation or, blood thinning
Gabantin 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
No. Gabantin at any dose is not a narcotic agent. Follow the advice of your doctor regarding the best dose suited for your condition
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
Gabantin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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