Esgaba 75mg Capsules
Esgaba 75mg Capsules Description
Esgaba 75mg Cap is used to treat nerve-related pain (neuropathic pain) associated with spinal cord injury, trauma or other degenerative disorders. It contains pregabalin as its main ingredient. This
medicine protects the nerve fibres and helps in the rejuvenation of the damaged nerve cells. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before using the Esgaba 75mg Cap , inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
Uses of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
- For the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain, a condition of an abnormal painful sensation in different body parts due to damage in a part of the brain responsible for sensing the external stimuli....
- For the management of chronic condition characterised by pain and stiffness in the muscle, joints and tendons known as fibromyalgia syndrome.
- As adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial-onset seizures (characterised by abnormal electrical activity in only one part of the brain).
Contraindications of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
Side effects of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
Precautions and Warnings of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
Other General Warnings
- You develop an allergic reaction like bumps, itching, swelling around your face and other body parts or difficulty in breathing after taking the Esgaba 75mg Cap , immediately seek medical help.
- You have a heart problem or you are diabetic or have kidney function problems.
- You are above 60 years of age or have any respiratory disorders.
- Esgaba 75mg Cap 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, stomach discomfort, constipation, etc.
- You experience suicidal thoughts, talk to your doctor immediately.
- You have a history of fits.
- Do not stop this medicine abruptly, your doctor shall gradually decrease the dose.
- Esgaba 75mg Cap is not recommended in patients below 18 years of age.
Mode of Action of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
Interactions of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
Interactions with other medicines
- Sometimes the Esgaba 75mg Cap may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect how the Esgaba 75mg Cap works if taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
- Especially, if you are taking medicines for brain-related disorders or calmness of the brain, as it can cause sleepiness or dizziness.
- Medicines like oxycodone used for serious painful conditions if taken along can lead to a loss of memory and the ability to perform normal physical movements.
Storage and disposal of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
- Store the Esgaba 75mg Cap below 30°C protected from light and moisture.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Esgaba 75mg Capsules
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Esgaba 75mg Cap a normal painkiller?
Q: Can I stop taking the Esgaba 75mg Cap on my own?
Q: What is neuropathic pain and how is it different from muscle pain?
- Neuropathic pain occurs due to damage or injury of the nerves responsible for transferring information to the brain and spinal cord from the skin, muscles and other body parts. Typically the pain feels like burning, stabbing and shooting. The patient may describe it as 'pins and needles'. It is usually associated with nerve damage due to surgery or trauma, viral infections, cancer, vascular malformations and diabetes. It may also be a side effect of certain medications. Muscle pain occurs due to the tearing and stretching of muscles or tendons. It is characterised by symptoms like muscle pain, joint pain, restricted motions, etc....
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