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Gapitas 100 mg Tablet

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Composition for Gapitas 100 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Gapitas 100 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
44
₹4.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gapitas Tablet

Uses of Gapitas Tablet

Gapitas 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain and seizures.

Gapitas Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Gapitas are Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

How to use Gapitas 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. Gapitas 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gapitas Tablet works

Gapitas 100 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

In Depth Information on Gapitas Tablet

Expert advice for Gapitas Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Gapitas 100 mg Tablet for treating and preventing nerve pain caused by diabetes, shingles or an injury. 
  • It may also be used for the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • Its side effects are usually mild and go away by themselves. 
  • It may cause sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Gapitas 100 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • 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 as it may increase the seizure frequency.
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Gapitas Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gapitas Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Gapitas 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gapitas 100 mg 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.
Lactation
Gapitas 100 mg 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.
Driving
Gapitas 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gapitas 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gapitas 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gapitas 100 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gapitas Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Gapitas 100 mg Tablet, 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 about Gapitas Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gabapentin

Q. Is Gapitas used as a muscle relaxant or, blood thinner?
No. Gapitas is a prescription medication and has no role in muscle relaxation or, blood thinning
Q. Is Gapitas an opiate, benzo or NSAID?
Gapitas 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 Gapitas (dose 600 mg) a narcotic?
No. Gapitas at any dose is not a narcotic agent. Follow the advice of your doctor regarding the best dose suited for your condition
Q. Is Gapitas 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 Gapitas safe?
Gapitas is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gapitas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gapitas with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill
Gapitas with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip

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