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Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Garoin tablets belong to the class of neurological medications known as 'anticonvulsants or antiepileptic medicines'. Garoin Tablet combines two ingredients (phenobarbitone and phenytoin) to treat and...
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ContainsPhenobarbital(50.0 Mg),Phenytoin(100.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy (fits), Trigeminal neuralgia (facial nerve pain), Anxiety, Sleep problems, High bilirubin levels in newborn
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Headache, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Vertigo.
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Epilepsy (fits)
  • Trigeminal neuralgia (facial nerve pain)
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep problems
  • High bilirubin levels in newborn
  • Drug withdrawal

Contraindications of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

If you have allergy/ hypersensitivity to barbiturates If you have porphyria If you have respiratory insufficiency If you have hyperkinesia If you have liver diseases

Side effects of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
  • Vertigo

Precautions and Warnings of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Garoin tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Garoin Tablet should not be used during pregnancy because there is clear evidence that it harms the growing infant. However, in some life-threatening instances where the advantages outweigh the hazards, the doctor may prescribe it. Please consult with your doctor about the same.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Garoin tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Garoin Tablet should not be taken while breastfeeding. According to limited human research, the medicine may get transferred into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Besides, excessive drowsiness and weight growth should be closely monitored in the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Garoin tablet?
A:
Garoin tablets may cause side effects that could affect your ability to drive. The tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy and lightheaded. Do not drive if you are experiencing side effects after taking a Garoin tablet.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Garoin tablet?
A:
No, you must avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase the risk of side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding before taking Garoin tablets.
  • You’re taking any prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
  • You have any liver illnesses. Garoin tablets should be used with caution, and their dosage may need to be adjusted. Please seek medical advice.
  • You notice an increase in blood sugar levels. It is essential to regularly monitor your blood sugar levels and notify your doctor if you notice any changes.
  • You miss doses of Garoin tablets. Missed doses might cause a seizure.

Mode of Action of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

A Garoin tablet is made up of two antiepileptic/anticonvulsant medicines: phenobarbitone and phenytoin. Phenobarbitone is an anticonvulsant and hypnotic barbiturate. It boosts GABA activity (gamma-ami...
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Directions for Use of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take the Garoin tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Read the prescription pamphlet carefully before using it. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are unclear about the instructions.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Do not break the tablet or chew it.
  • Take the pill as a whole, with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not take if the package has been opened.

Interactions of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • You must inform your doctor about all prescription and non-prescription medications, herbal products, vitamins and nutritional supplements you are taking or plan to take before using Garoin tablets.
  • The following medicines may interact with Garoin to exaggerate side effects and lead to severe complications.
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs like azapropazone
  • Medicines used to treat heart conditions such as dofetilide
  • Cholesterol-lowering agents such as colesevelam
  • HIV medications such as etravirine, delavirdine and rilpivirine
  • Blood pressure-lowering medicines like nisoldipine
  • Antipsychotics such as molindone
  • Antifungals such as itraconazole
  • Anti-ulcer drugs like sucralfate.
  • .

Interactions with food items

  • Food doesn’t influence the effect of Garoin tablets. Talk to your doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you are currently taking before taking a Garoin tablet.

Storage and disposal of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store in a cool, dry location away from direct sunlight and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature. You must dispose of any old or no longer needed medication through a medicin...
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Dosage of Garoin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • Overdose of Garoin tablets can cause poisoning or serious side effects. It can cause symptoms like loss of coordination, headaches, irregular heartbeats, feeling lightheaded, fainting, and shallow bre...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, take a dose of Garoin Tablet as soon as possible. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and return to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses at the same time...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Garoin tablets when my symptoms subside?

A: Please don't stop taking the Garoin tablet without consulting your doctor since this could result in even more seizures. Take the tablet as directed by your doctor. If you have any problems while consuming Garoin tablets, do not hesitate to contact your doctor.

Q: Can I take oral contraceptives while taking Garoin tablet?

  • Garoin tablet contains phenytoin, which can reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. Talk to your doctor about using non-hormonal contraceptives such as condoms and diaphragms with spermicide ...
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Product Details
Brand
GAROIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2022

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