Gepent 300Mg Tablets 10S (Pack Size 1 X 10S)
Brand : amarant healthcare
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
Gabapentin has proven affinity for special site in brain tissues such as neocortex and hippocampus. Though exact mechanism of its CNS depressant and anticonvulsant activity is not fully understood, it is thought to be activated through peptide binding sites (receptor).
USAGE AND SAFETY
Common: Dizziness, somnolence.Less Common: Diarrhea, dry mouth, peripheral oedema, weight gain, abnormal gait, amnesia, ataxia, abnormal thinking, rash and amblyopia.Rare: Accidental injury, asthenia, back pain, constipation, flatulence, nausea, confusion, hypesthesia, vertigo, dyspnea and pharyngitis.
Phenytoin, Valproic acid, Carbamazepine or Phenobarbitone , Morphine , Antacid .
Gabapentin is indicated: For various types of neuropathic pain in adults. As adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures with and without secondary generalization in patients over 12 years of age with epilepsy.
When not to Use
Gabapentin is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to gabapentin or any of the components of the product.
Gabapentin should not be abruptly discontinued because of the possibility of increasing seizure frequency.
Caution is recommended in patients with a history of psychotic illness.
Gabapentin should not be considered a treatment of absence seizures and may exacerbate these seizures in some patients. Consequently, gabapentin should be used with caution in patients who have mixed seizure disorders that include absence seizures.
Patients should be advised neither to drive a car nor to operate complex machinery until they have gained sufficient experience on gabapentin.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.