Medicine Overview of Gabaquin Tablet
Side Effects of Gabaquin are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Tiredness, Uncoordinated body movements.
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. Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Gabapentin and Methylcobalamin. Gabapentin is an alpha 2 delta ligand which decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells. Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B which helps in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibers and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells. Together, they relieve neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).
In Depth Information on Gabaquin Tablet
- You have been prescribed Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet for treating and preventing nerve pain.
- Its side effects are usually mild and temporary.
- It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness.
- Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Gabaquin Tablet related warnings
Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg 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.
Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Gabaquin 300mg/500mcg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Gabaquin
I suffered from brain stroke. How long can I use gabapentin 300 mg tablets ?
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. This medicine is used to calm down the neuropathic pain. You may take it till you feel better. Later your doctor may reduce the dose and stop it.
I m suffering due to pain in left testis, so I visited pgimer Chandigarh in urology deptt. There I had gone for dopler ultrasound testis and its reports are normal Now whenever I lay down at bed I felt a smaal lump in testis,when I touchdown it, the pain radiates in whole left testis Now I m feeling pain sometimes in both tastis Is it a sign of early vericoseal Or something else Pls. Suggest
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
it is a neuropathic pain and it won't show any abnormality in USG. i am worried about the lump u r talking about. its better if u consult a surgeon, PGIMER UROLOGY is the best place to go for examination. if they say its normal, its normal. for pain take pregaba m 1 od
Frequently asked questions about Gabaquin Tablet
Gabaquin is a combination of two medicines: Gabapentin and Methylcobalamin. This medicine is useful in the treatment of pain due to nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy). This medicine works by regenerating damage nerves in the body and decreasing the pain sensation.
Q. What is peripheral neuropathy?
Peripheral neuropathy is a damage to one or more of your peripheral nerves. The nerves in the periphery of your body, such as the nerves in your toes and fingertip. These nerves carry messages to/from the brain and spinal cord from/to the rest of the body. The damage means that they don't function properly, and the messages that travel between your central and peripheral nervous system are disrupted.
Q. Can I stop taking Gabaquin when my pain is relieved?
No, take Gabaquin for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the nerves are completely regenerated and healed.
Q. Can the use of Gabaquin cause sleepiness?
Yes, the most common side effect of Gabaquin is sleepiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention. Do not drink alcohol while taking Gabaquin. Severe sleepiness can happen or become worse, causing falls or accidents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Gabaquin can lead to increased chances of side effects and toxicity. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms that is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What is the storage condition for the Gabaquin?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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