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Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

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By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Gabapentin(900.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Gabapin Sr 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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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

  • 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

Contraindications of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

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

Side effects of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Gabapin Sr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take the Gabapin Sr 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Gabapin Sr 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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

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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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

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

Interactions of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Gabapin Sr 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

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

Dosage of Gabapin Sr 900mg Tablet

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 Sr Tablet help me with sleep?

A: Gabapin Sr Tablet is not used to treat sleeping disorder.

Q: Can Gabapin Sr Tablet cause weight gain?

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

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ContainsGabapentin(900.0 Mg)
UsesPartial seizures
Side effectsDizziness, sleepiness, nausea, viral infection
Last Updated on: 12 Jun 2021 | 07:53 AM (IST)
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