Substitutes for GABASTONE TABLET
GABELLA 300MG TABLET
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GAPITAS 300MG TABLET
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GABA 300MG TABLET
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NEUROGESIC 300MG TABLET
MOVAPENTIN 300MG TABLET
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Medicine Overview of GABASTONE TABLET
Uses of GABASTONE TABLET
Gabastone 300mg tablet is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain and epilepsy.
Side effects of GABASTONE TABLET
Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.
How to use GABASTONE 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gabastone 300mg tablet at a fixed time.
How GABASTONE TABLET works
Gabastone 300mg tablet decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.
In Depth Information on GABASTONE TABLET
Expert advice for GABASTONE TABLET
- Notify your doctor if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- 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.
Special precautions for GABASTONE 300MG TABLET
Gabastone 300mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gabastone 300mg tablet 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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
NODOSIS 500MG TABLET, SODAPILL 500MG TABLET, MAGFLUX SYRUP, NODOSIS 1000MG/15ML SUSPENSION
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 GABASTONE 300MG 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.