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Gabapin 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Gabapin 100 MG Description

Gabapin 100 tablet contains gabapentin as its active ingredient, mainly used along with other medicine to help control certain types of seizures (fits) and neuropathic pain (pain due to damaged nerves...
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ContainsGabapentin(100.0 Mg)
UsesPartial seizures
Side effectsDizziness, sleepiness, nausea, viral infection
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Gabapin 100 MG

  • As an adjuvant with other medicines for the treatment of partial seizures (unusual electrical activity affects a small area of the brain).
  • It is also used to provide relief from neuropathic pain (a condition of an abnormal painful sensation in different body parts due to damage to nerves).

Contraindications of Gabapin 100 MG

If you are allergic to gabapentin or any of the ingredients of this medicine.

Side effects of Gabapin 100 MG

  • Sleepiness, dizziness
  • Dry mouth, constipation, flatulence
  • Impaired coordination
  • Cough
  • Fatigue, fever
  • Viral infection
  • Back pain, muscle pain
  • Vomiting, nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Gabapin 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Gabapin 100 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take the Gabapin 100 tablet during pregnancy, unless advised by your doctor after assessing the need. Thus, always inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Gabapin 100 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • It is recommended not to breastfeed during the treatment as it may harm the newborn baby.
  • If needed, this medicine should be used cautiously.
  • Your doctor will decide whether to discontinue breastfeeding or this medicine after accessing the benefits over risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Gabapin 100 tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness, after taking this medicine. Thus, if you experience these symptoms avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Gabapin 100 tablet?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine. It may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop stomach pain and discomfort after taking this medicine, seek medical help as it can be a sign of pancreatitis.
  • Do not stop the medicine abruptly on your own.
  • You have a heart, kidney, liver, brain or breathing disorder.
  • You have any other type of seizures such as absence seizure.
  • You are an elderly person.
  • You experience severe allergic reactions like breathing difficulties, swelling and low blood pressure, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You are on any opioid painkiller medicine such as morphine.
  • You experience behavioural change and have suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Gabapin 100 MG

How Does It Work?

The exact mechanism of action of gabapentin is uncertain. Yet, according to the anticipated mechanism gabapentin acts on specific receptors in the brain and reduces the release of chemicals responsibl...
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Directions for Use of Gabapin 100 MG

  • Take this medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • This medicine can be taken with or without meals.

Interactions of Gabapin 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Gabapin 100 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines 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 interaction.
  • You may experience drowsiness if you are taking medicines like Morphine, you may require a lower dose of this medicine, talk to your doctor.
  • You may experience breathing difficulties if you are taking medicines called opioids such as fentanyl, hydrocodone and methadone.
  • If you are taking medicines to treat seizures, fits, anxiety, depression or other neurological problems.
  • Antacids containing aluminium and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours after consumption of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Gabapin 100 MG

  • Store this medicine below 30°C protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Gabapin 100 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include dizziness, double vision, slurred speech, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, lethargy and mild diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms or rea...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Will Gabapin 100 tablet help me with sleep?

A: Gabapin 100 tablet is not used to treat sleeping disorder.

Q: Can Gabapin 100 tablet cause weight gain?

A: Weight gain is not a common side effect of the Gabapin 100 tablet. If this side effect bothers you, talk to your doctor for more information.

Q: When should I take Gabapin 100, before or after food?

A: You can take Gabapin 100 with or without food, during the day or evening, as advised by the doctor. But it is advised to take the very first dose before bedtime.

Q: Can I stop taking the Gabapin 100 if I fee better?

A: No, you should not stop taking Gabapin 100 on your own, even if you feel better. Your doctor will decide when to stop this or reduce the dose. Also, your doctor will gradually decrease the dose before stopping it.
Product Details
Brand
GABAPIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
09/11/2022
Last Updated on: 02 Nov 2021 | 11:29 AM (IST)

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