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Prebid 150mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Prebid 150mg Tablet is a medicine used to relieve pain caused by nerve damage (neuropathic pain) due to diabetes, shingles (herpes zoster infection), spinal cord injury, or other conditions. It is also used to treat widespread muscle pain and stiffness in people with fibromyalgia.

Prebid 150mg Tablet belongs to the anti-epileptic group of medicines and can be used to treat certain types of seizures (fits) in combination with other medicines. It may also be prescribed to treat the symptoms of anxiety disorder if other medicines are not suitable.

You can take Prebid 150mg Tablet with or without food, but it is important to take this medicine at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The exact dose and duration of treatment will depend on your condition and how you respond to it. Your doctor will probably start this medicine at a low dose and increase it gradually. It may take a few weeks for the medicine to work properly. Follow your doctor’s instructions and continue taking it regularly until your doctor advises you to stop. Do not miss any dose, otherwise, your condition may worsen.

The side effects of this medicine are usually mild and go away by themselves. The most common ones are feeling sleepy or dizzy, dryness in the mouth, blurred vision, weight gain, edema (swelling over the whole body), and difficulty in concentrating. Most side effects are not serious and do not need medical attention. Talk to your doctor about potential side effects and ways in which you might prevent or cope with them.

Before taking the medicine you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant. Be careful while driving as sleepiness, dizziness, and blurring of vision may be seen as side effects. You should avoid drinking alcohol along with this medicine as it may lead to excessive sleepiness and dizziness.

Benefits of Prebid Tablet

In Neuropathic pain

Prebid 150mg Tablet is used to treat long-lasting (chronic) pain caused by nerve damage due to diabetes, shingles, or spinal cord injury. It reduces pain and its associated symptoms such as mood changes, sleep problems, and tiredness. It is thought to work by interfering with pain signals that travel through the damaged nerves and the brain. Taking this medicine regularly will improve your physical and social functioning and overall quality of life. It takes a few weeks to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing any good. Once your symptoms have gone you should still keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

In Epilepsy/Seizures

Prebid 150mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called anticonvulsants which is used to treat some forms of epilepsy in adults. It is thought to work by slowing down nerve impulses in the brain which cause seizures (fits). It helps reduce symptoms such as confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements, loss of awareness, and fear or anxiety. It will help you go about your daily activities with more confidence and may allow you to do some activities that you would otherwise be forbidden or scared to do (such as swimming and driving). It can take a few weeks for this medicine to work and during this time you may still have seizures. Do not stop using this medicine even if you feel well, until your doctor advises you to. Missing doses may trigger a seizure.

In Fibromyalgia

Prebid 150mg Tablet may also be used to treat pain in people with fibromyalgia. It reduces pain and also the mood changes, sleep problems, and tiredness that can be caused by the pain. It interferes with pain messages traveling through the brain. Taking this medicine regularly will have an impact on your overall quality of life. Keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

Side effects of Prebid Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Prebid

  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in paying attention
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Sleepiness
  • Weight gain

How to use Prebid 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. Prebid 150mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prebid Tablet works

Prebid 150mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. When given for epilepsy, it is believed to work by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain, thus preventing seizures. It is also used to treat nerve pain where it blocks pain by interfering with pain signals travelling through the damaged nerves and the brain. For treatment of anxiety, it is believed to work by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers (neurotransmitters) that make you feel anxious.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Prebid 150mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prebid 150mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prebid 150mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Prebid 150mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Prebid 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prebid 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prebid 150mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Prebid 150mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you forget to take Prebid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Prebid 150mg 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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Quick Tips

  • Prebid 150mg Tablet should be taken as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. 
  • It may cause sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause blurring or loss of vision. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any vision changes.
  • 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 worsen your underlying condition.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cyclic GABA Analogues
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Prebid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What is Prebid 150mg Tablet and what is it used for?

Prebid 150mg Tablet belongs to the anticonvulsants class of medicines. It is used to treat seizures. It is also helpful in treating nerve pain (neuropathic pain) which could be due to diabetes, shingles, or injury. It is also used in fibromyalgia (a long-lasting condition that may cause pain, tiredness, muscle stiffness and tenderness as well as difficulty falling or staying asleep. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe this medicine for the treatment of anxiety.

Q. Prebid 150mg Tablet has varied roles. Does it work in the same way for each disease?

No, Prebid 150mg Tablet works in different ways for different diseases. In epilepsy, it stops seizures by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain. In chronic pain, it blocks pain messages travelling from brain to spine.

Q. I have been prescribed Prebid 150mg Tablet for pain due to shingles. When can I expect relief from pain?

It may take a few weeks to see full benefits while taking Prebid 150mg Tablet. However, people have experienced relief from pain after a week of starting Prebid 150mg Tablet.

Q. How long do I need to take Prebid 150mg Tablet?

Duration for the use of Prebid 150mg Tablet depends on the condition for which you are taking this medicine. If you are taking it for epilepsy, and it is effectively helping you then, you may have to continue it for years. If you are taking it for neuropathic or fibromyalgia pain, it is likely that once your symptoms improve you will have to continue taking it for several months. This will ensure that the problem does not come back. It is advised not to stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. Is it necessary to continue taking Prebid 150mg Tablet even if I feel fine?

Yes, you should not stop taking Prebid 150mg Tablet even if you feel fine. If you are taking it for epilepsy and stop its consumption suddenly, you may have seizures that will not stop. Stopping it suddenly may result in withdrawal symptoms and you may experience anxiety, difficulty in sleeping, feeling sick, pain and sweating. These can be prevented if the dose of Prebid 150mg Tablet is reduced gradually.

Q. Is Prebid 150mg Tablet addictive?

Addiction to Prebid 150mg Tablet is more common in people who take it for unauthorized reasons. Taking Prebid 150mg Tablet more than the recommended doses or taking it for long periods of time may also cause addiction. In addition to that, any person who has a history of drug abuse should never use Prebid 150mg Tablet. In case you feel you are becoming physically dependent on Prebid 150mg Tablet, inform your doctor immediately.

Q. Can I take Diazepam and Prebid 150mg Tablet together?

Yes, Prebid 150mg Tablet and Diazepam can be used together. But, there might be a chance of increased side effects since both these medicines act on the brain to depress excessive activity.

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