Maxgalin 75mg Capsule
Maxgalin 75mg Capsule

Maxgalin 75mg Capsule

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Maxgalin 75 MG Description

Maxgalin 75 capsule is used to treat neuropathic pain (pain associated with nerve damage). It is also used to treat muscular pain (fibromyalgia) characterized by muscle stiffness and fatigue. It conta...
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ContainsPregabalin(75.0 Mg)
UsesNeuropathic pain and fibromyalgia syndrome
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea
ClassificationDRUGS FOR PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY
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Uses of Maxgalin 75 MG

  • Maxgalin 75 capsule is used 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 ...
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  • It is also used for the management of chronic conditions characterised by pain and stiffness in muscle, joints and tendons known as fibromyalgia syndrome.

Contraindications of Maxgalin 75 MG

If you are allergic to pregabalin or any other ingredients of Maxgalin 75 capsule.

Side effects of Maxgalin 75 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Maxgalin 75 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Maxgalin 75 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Maxgalin 75 capsules during pregnancy until considered essential by the doctor and the potential risk justifies the benefits. Use effective contraception if you are a woman of childbearing age and taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Maxgalin 75 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Please consult your doctor before using Maxgalin 75 capsule while breastfeeding as pregabalin passes into the breast milk. Your doctor will decide whether to discontinue breastfeeding or this medicine after assessing the benefits and the need.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Maxgalin 75 capsule?
A:
Maxgalin 75 capsule can impair your driving ability as you may experience side effects like dizziness, sleepiness after taking this medicine. If you experience any of the side effects, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Maxgalin 75 capsule?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol when you are taking Maxgalin 75 capsules as it may increase side effects like dizziness, drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of underlying medical conditions like heart failure problem, diabetes, kidney function problem, liver disorders, etc.
  • If you develop allergies like bumps and itching, swelling on the face and other body parts, shortness of breath, etc after taking this medicine. Immediately seek medical help.
  • You are giving Maxgalin 75 capsules to an elderly patient. Caution is advised.
  • You are experiencing symptoms like vision problems or dizziness, sleepiness, stomach discomfort, constipation, etc.
  • If you experience a behavioural change like mood swings or suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine, talk to your doctor immediately.
  • You should never stop Maxgalin 75 capsule abruptly, especially if you have a history of fits. The doctor shall gradually decrease the dose.

Mode of Action of Maxgalin 75 MG

How Does It Work?

Maxgalin 75 capsule works by reducing the release of a chemical (neurotransmitter) in the brain responsible for the sensation of pain.

Directions for Use of Maxgalin 75 MG

  • Maxgalin 75 capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Maxgalin 75 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Maxgalin 75 capsule 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, the doctor might start the treatment with a low dose.
  • The effect of medicines called opioids such as fentanyl, hydrocodone and methadone may potentiate if taken along with Maxgalin 75 capsule and can lead to breathing difficulties, coma and sometimes can...
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  • Medicine like oxycodone used for serious painful conditions, if taken along can lead to loss of memory and ability to perform normal physical movements.
  • You may experience dizziness and sleepiness if you are taking a medicine called lorazepam for anxiety disorders and sleep disorders.

Storage and disposal of Maxgalin 75 MG

  • Store Maxgalin 75 capsule below 30°C protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Maxgalin 75 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Maxgalin 75 capsule are similar to common side effects like sleepiness, restlessness, irritation, etc. If you think you have taken too much of Maxgalin 75 capsule, contact y...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose if you have missed a dose of Maxgalin 75 capsule, 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 n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Maxgalin 75 a pain killer?

A: Maxgalin 75 capsule is used to treat pain associated with nerve damage in the 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 Maxgalin 75 capsule on my own?

A: No, you should not stop taking the Maxgalin 75 capsule 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 symptoms like sleeplessness, headache, nausea, anxiety, diarrhoea, flu, nervousness, depression, pain, fits, sweating and dizziness after discontinuation of therapy with this medicine. These symptoms are known as withdrawal symptoms. Talk to your doctor, he/she will gradually decrease the dose before stopping it.

Q: What is neuropathic pain?

A: 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. It is spontaneous in origin and occurs in the presence of any injury or trauma. 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.

Q: Can I recommend Maxgalin 75 capsule to my friend having the same symptoms as mine?

A: No, the recommendation of Maxgalin 75 capsule to anyone with similar symptoms to yours is strictly prohibited. Do not use the medication without your doctor's prescription. The doctor will decide the dose based on any underlying medical condition and the severity of the disease.

Q: Does the Maxgalin 75 cause sleepiness?

A: Yes, sleepiness is the common side effect of the Maxgalin 75 tablet. However, not everyone experiences this side effect. It is advised to avoid or be cautious while operating machines and driving. If this side effect bothers you, talk to your doctor for further assistance.

Q: Is Maxgalin 75 same as pregabalin?

A: Yes, Maxgalin 75 contains pregabalin, as its active component, which works by reducing the release of a chemical (neurotransmitter) in the brain responsible for the sensation of pain.

Q: Does Maxgalin 75 cause constipation?

A: Constipation, dry mouth, nausea, headache are a few common side effects of Maxgalin. These symptoms are usually mild and resolve with time.

Q: When should I take Maxgalin 75?

A: Maxgalin 75 should be taken exactly as directed by the doctor. It should preferably be taken before bedtime, as it may cause dizziness as a side effect sometimes. But it is advised to take it at the same time every day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body and to get optimum results.

Q: How long Maxgalin 75 can be taken?

A: Take Maxgalin 75 for as long as prescribed by the doctor. Do not skip or stop taking this medicine in the midway. It is advisable not to exceed the prescribed duration, without consulting a doctor.

Q: What is Maxgalin 75 used for?

  • Maxgalin 75 capsule is used 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 ...
    Read more
  • It is also used for the management of chronic conditions characterised by pain and stiffness in muscle, joints and tendons known as fibromyalgia syndrome.

Q: How to take Maxgalin 75?

  • Maxgalin 75 capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
MAXGALIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 12:19 PM (IST)

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