Trugaba 150mg Capsule

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Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Trugaba 150mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Neuropathic pain (Pain due to damage of nerves), Seizures, Anxiety disorder
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139.42
₹13.94/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Trugaba Capsule

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Uses of Trugaba Capsule

Trugaba 150mg Capsule is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, seizures and anxiety disorder.
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Side effects of Trugaba Capsule

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Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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How to use Trugaba 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Trugaba 150mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Trugaba Capsule works

Trugaba 150mg capsule is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

In Depth Information on Trugaba Capsule

Expert advice for Trugaba Capsule

  • Trugaba should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Trugaba 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 Trugaba, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Trugaba.
  • 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 Trugaba 150mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Trugaba 150mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Trugaba 150mg Capsule 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
Trugaba 150mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Trugaba 150mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Trugaba 150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Trugaba 150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Trugaba 150mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trugaba 150mg Capsule 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, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Anzilum 0.5mg Tablet

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 Trugaba 150mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Pregabalin

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