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Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule is a combination medicine used for the treatment of neuropathic pain. This medicine decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule is taken by mouth with or without food, preferably at bedtime. It is advisable to take Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, peripheral edema, ataxia, blurred vision, fever and nystagmus (involuntary eye movement). It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should exercise regularly and take a balanced diet. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts.

Uses of Neuropentin M Capsule

Neuropentin M Capsule side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Neuropentin M Capsule

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. Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Neuropentin M Capsule works

Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Gabapentin and Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin. Gabapentin is an alpha 2 delta ligand which decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells. Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin 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).

Neuropentin M Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Driving
UNSAFE
Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule for treating and preventing nerve pain.
  • Its side effects are usually mild and temporary.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chances of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Neuropentin M 300 mg/500 mcg Capsule, 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.

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FAQs

Q. What is Neuropentin M?

Neuropentin M is a combination of two medicines: Gabapentin and Methylcobalamin. This medication is useful in the treatment of pain due to nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy). This medication works by regenerating damaged nerves in the body and decreasing the pain sensation.

Q. What is peripheral neuropathy?

The nerves in the periphery of your body, such as the nerves in your toes and fingertip are called peripheral nerves and any damage to one or more of these nerves is called peripheral neuropathy. These nerves carry messages to/from the brain and spinal cord from/to the rest of the body. A damage caused to these nerves stops them from functioning properly and the messages traveling between your central and peripheral nervous system get disrupted.

Q. Can I stop taking Neuropentin M when my pain is relieved?

No, take Neuropentin M for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the nerves are completely regenerated and healed.

Q. Can the use of Neuropentin M cause sleepiness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Neuropentin M is sleepiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention. Do not drink alcohol while taking Neuropentin M as it can lead to severe sleepiness , causing falls or accidents.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Neuropentin M can lead to increased chances of side effects and toxicity. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Neuropentin M?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions 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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