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Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Neurogesic Tablet

Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet is a type of anti-epileptic medicine. It is used for the treatment of nerve pain and to control seizures. It should not be stopped abruptly without consulting your doctor as it may increase the occurrence of fits.

Uses of Neurogesic Tablet

Neurogesic Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Viral infection
  • Peripheral edema
  • Coordination impaired
  • Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

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

How Neurogesic Tablet works

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

Neurogesic Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Neurogesic 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
Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Neurogesic Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Neurogesic 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it at the same time every day, preferably bedtime, to avoid any dizziness or drowsiness during the day.
  • Avoid taking Antacid 2 hours before or after taking Neurogesic 100 mg Tablet as antacids make it harder for your body to absorb the medicine.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Neurogesic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
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Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
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FAQs

Q. I have been prescribed Neurogesic for pain. When will I start feeling better?

It varies from person to person. Some people take about a week or two before noticing relief in pain. Whereas, some people may see an improvement straight away. It is used for nerve pain. It is recommended that you take Neurogesic only for nerve pain and as advised by your doctor.

Q. I think I have gained weight since I started taking Neurogesic. Can this be because of Neurogesic?

Yes, Neurogesic may cause weight gain because it increases your hunger. Regular physical exercise and a balanced diet with low calorie food may help you keep your weight stable. Consult a dietician if you have any further concerns to keep your weight stable.

Q. For how long do I need to take Neurogesic?

Your doctor will decide the duration of the treatment based on your condition and your response to treatment. For instance, if you have been prescribed Neurogesic for epilepsy, you may have to take it for a long time, maybe years even if your seizures are controlled. Whereas, if you are taking it for nerve pain and it has relieved your pain, you may have to take it for several months only.

Q. Is it fine if I take both Neurogesic and pregabalin?

Yes, both Neurogesic and pregabalin can be taken together. However, taking these two similar medicines together may increase the risk of side effects. Therefore, you will need to be aware of the side effects which include confusion, drowsiness, slow, shallow breathing and weakness. Consult your doctor if any of these bother you.

Q. What are the serious side effects that may occur while taking Neurogesic?

Taking Neurogesic may cause yellowing of the skin or eyes (warning signs of jaundice), trouble in breathing or talking and tightness in chest or throat (suggestive of serious allergic skin reactions). It may provoke suicidal thoughts and cause unusual bruises or bleeding which may be due to blood disorder. Other serious side effects may include muscle weakness and pain, fever which could lead to kidney failure, long-lasting stomach pain, nausea and vomiting (suggestive of pancreatitis and rash).

Q. Is Neurogesic habit forming?

No, it will not be addictive if you take it as per your doctor’s recommendations. However, physical dependence has been reported in people who had taken more than the recommended dose of Neurogesic or had used Neurogesic for illnesses it is not approved for.

Q. I am taking Neurogesic for nerve pain. Can I take it off and on?

No, Neurogesic is not a simple pain reliever. It is important that you follow your doctor’s advice strictly. Taking it off and on may not give you the desired results and may worsen your pain.

Q. What if somebody takes excess of Neurogesic?

A higher than the recommended dose of Neurogesic may cause faintness, dizziness, double vision, unclear speech, drowsiness, tiredness and mild diarrhea. The person requires immediate medical attention by a doctor or in a nearby hospital.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking this medicine?

Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including medicines for epilepsy or seizures, medicines used to thin your blood (e.g., warfarin), birth control pills, medicines to control bacterial infection (e.g., chloramphenicol, metronidazole, and doxycycline), medicines to control viral infection (e.g., nelfinavir), and asthma medicines (e.g., theophylline and montelukast), etc. Also, inform your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. Further, you should tell the doctor if you have ever had liver problems, kidney problems, lung problems, or porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder).

Q. What should I avoid while taking Neurogesic?

If Neurogesic makes you feel sleepy, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery. Alcohol consumption should be avoided since taking both together may cause excessive sleepiness.

Q. Does Gabapentin reduce the efficiency of oral birth control pills?

No, gabapentin does not have any effect on oral birth control pills.

Q. Does gabapentin interact with cimetidine?

No, gabapentin does not interact with cimetidine. There is no clinical information of interaction between gabapentin and cimetidine.

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