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Cadiprag M Capsule

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By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip

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Vitamin B12 / Mecobalamin / Cynocobalamin / Methylcobalamin(750.0 Mcg) + Pregabalin(75.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

Medical Description

Cadiprag M Capsule is a combination of pregabalin and methylcobalamin.
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Cadiprag M Capsule

Treatment of neuropathic pain, a condition of abnormal painful sensation in different body parts due to damage in a part of the brain responsible for sensing the external stimuli.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cadiprag M Capsule

If you are allergic to pregabalin and methylcobalamine or any of the ingredient of this medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cadiprag M Capsule

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Impaired balance
  • Confusion
  • Swelling of body
  • Blurred vision
  • Weakness
  • Weight gain
  • Mental disturbance
  • Difficulty in concentration
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cadiprag M Capsule

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cadiprag M Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take this medicine during pregnancy until considered essential by doctor and potential risk justifies the benefits. Use effective contraception if you are a woman of child bearing age and taking this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cadiprag M Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
It is recommended not to breastfeed during the treatment as it may harm the newborn baby.Your doctor will decide wether to discontinue breastfeeding or this medicine after assessing the benefits over risk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cadiprag M Capsule?
A:
This medicine can impair your driving ability as you may experience side effects like dizziness, sleepiness after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cadiprag M Capsule?
A:
It is advised to not to consume alcohol when you are taking this medicne as it may increase side effects like dizziness, drowsiness and can also impair your normal body movements.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience swelling around your face and other body parts or difficulty in breathing, immediately seek medical help.
  • You have heart failure problem.
  • You experience allergies like bumps and swelling in skin, itching etc. after taking this medicine.
  • This medicine can cause dizziness, and this can lead to accidental injury (fall) in elderly patients. Be cautious if you are an elderly patient or giving this medicine to an elderly patient.
  • You are experiencing vision problems or dizziness and sleepiness.
  • You are experiencing muscle weakness, pain, discomfort, tenderness. This can be a sign of muscle problem called myopathy inform your doctor immediately.
  • You may get suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine, talk to your doctor immediately.
  • You have history of fits, then never stop this medicine abruptly, your doctor shall gradually decrease the dose.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cadiprag M Capsule

How Does It Work?

Pregabalin works by reducing the release of a chemical (neurotrasmitter) in brain responsible for sensation of pain, where as methylcobalamine (vitamin B12) which helps in formation of nerve cells and...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cadiprag M Capsule

It should be taken as a whole with sufficient amount of water with or without food. Do not stop the medicine abruptly on your own, as it can lead to diarrhoea, lack of sleep, nausea, fits. Incase it ...
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interactions

Interactions of Cadiprag M Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may experience dizziness and drowsiness if you are taking medicines for mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, fits and sleep disorders along with this medicine.
  • You may experience water retention and swelling if you take anti-diebetic medicine like pioglitazone with this medicine. be cautious if you have existing heart failure problem.
  • The interaction of this medicine with other medicines is not clearly understood. Thus, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you are currently taking or had taken in last few days.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cadiprag M Capsule

  • Store below 30°C protected from light and moisture
  • Keep it out of the reach of children
dosage

Dosage of Cadiprag M Capsule

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose if you have missed the dose, take the next dose as soon as you remember. If it is already time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your normal dosing schedule...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it a normal painkiller?

A: This medicine is used to treat pain associated with nerve damage in brain. This kind of pain is not cured by normal painkillers. Do not use it as a normal painkiller and you should take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking this medication on my own?

  • No, you should not stop taking this medicine on your own even if you feel better. Your doctor will decide when to stop this or reduce the dose. If you suddenly stop this medicine, you may feel symptom...
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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