Gabawin 75mg Tablet

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Composition for Gabawin 75mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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

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Uses of Gabawin Tablet

Gabawin 75mg Tablet is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, seizures and anxiety disorder.
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Side effects of Gabawin Tablet

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Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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How to use Gabawin 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 Gabawin 75mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Gabawin Tablet works

Gabawin 75mg tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

In Depth Information on Gabawin Tablet

Expert advice for Gabawin Tablet

  • Gabawin should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Gabawin 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 Gabawin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Gabawin.
  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Gabawin 75mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Gabawin 75mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gabawin 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
Gabawin 75mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Gabawin 75mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gabawin 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gabawin 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Gabawin 75mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gabawin 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, Prd 50mg Tablet MD

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 for Gabawin 75mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pregabalin

No. Gabawin a not a metabolite of gabapentin. There is a structural similarity between the two drugs and they are GABA analogue.
Yes, use of Gabawin can cause sedation or sleepiness.
No. Gabawin is not a beta blocker. Gabawin is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Gabawin is not a mood stabiliser. Gabawin is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Gabawin is not a muscle relaxant. Gabawin is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Gabawin is not a benzodiazepine. Gabawin is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Gabawin is not a pain killer. Gabawin is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
No. Gabawin is not a steriod. Gabawin is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Gabawin is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine. Gabawin is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is it safe to take Gabawin with duloxetine?
If Gabawin 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 Gabawin 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 Gabawin safe?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin and gabapentin the same?
Gabawin and gabapentin are two different medicines. However, they work in a similar way and both are used for conditions like neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Gabawin is also used for treating anxiety. Please consult your doctor before using any of the medicine.
Q. Is Gabawin a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?
No, Gabawin 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 Gabawin 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 Gabawin. So, when Gabawin and opioids are used together, measures to prevent constipation may be considered (especially in female patients and elderly).
Q. Is Gabawin a controlled substance?
No, Gabawin 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 Gabawin for?
Gabawin is a prescription drug and it should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Gabawin with gabapentin?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin with sertraline?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin with naproxen?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin with tramadol?
The central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol may increase when it is taken with Gabawin 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 Gabawin with alprazolam?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin with amitriptyline?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin with ibuprofen?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin with diazepam?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin with paracetamol?
Gabawin 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 Gabawin cause swelling?
Gabawin is known to produce edema (swelling) by fluid (water) retention. Kindly consult your doctor if you develop swelling while taking Gabawin.
Q. Does Gabawin cause drowsiness (somnolence)?
One of the common side effects of Gabawin use is drowsiness (somnolence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom while taking Gabawin especially if you are taking any other medicine which can make you sleepy.
Q. Does Gabawin cause weight gain?
Weight gain can occur as a common side effect with Gabawin 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 Gabawin cause hair loss?
Clinical studies have shown that Gabawin 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 Gabawin.
Q. Does Gabawin make you tired?
Gabawin is known to cause tiredness (fatigue). Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Gabawin.
Q. Does Gabawin cause water retention?
Gabawin has been associated with fluid (water) retention and edema (swelling). Consult your doctor if you notice swelling of your body while taking Gabawin therapy.
Q. Does Gabawin make you hungry?
Gabawin is known to increase appetite (make you feel hungry). Consult your doctor if there is a significant change in your appetite while taking Gabawin.
Q. Does Gabawin cause diarrhea?
Gabawin use can cause diarrhea as a side effect. Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea while taking Gabawin.
Q. Does Gabawin help with sleep?
Gabawin is not indicated for the treatment of any sleep problems. Rather, Gabawin can cause somnolence (increased desire to sleep). Consult your doctor for the treatment of any sleep related problems.
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