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Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

By SUN PHARMA
10 Capsule(s) in Strip

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Pregabalin(50.0 Mg) + Vitamin B12 / Mecobalamin / Cynocobalamin / Methylcobalamin(500.0 Mcg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

Medical Description

Maxgalin M 50 capsule is a combination of pregabalin and methylcobalamin. It is useful in relieving pain associated with abnormal functioning of the nervous system. This capsule is not intended to be ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

Treatment of 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.
contraindications

Contraindications of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

If you are allergic to pregabalin and methylcobalamine or any of the ingredient of Maxgalin M 50 capsule.
sideEffects

Side effects of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Impaired balance
  • Confusion
  • Swelling of body
  • Blurred vision
  • Weakness
  • Weight gain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Maxgalin M 50 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Maxgalin M 50 capsule during pregnancy until considered essential by the doctor and potential risk justifies the benefits. Use effective contraception if you are a woman of childbearing age and taking this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Maxgalin M 50 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
It is recommended not to breastfeed during the treatment as it may harm the newborn baby. Your doctor will decide whether to discontinue breastfeeding or this medicine after assessing the benefits over risk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Maxgalin M 50 capsule?
A:
Maxgalin M 50 capsule can impair your driving ability as you may experience side effects like dizziness, sleepiness after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Maxgalin M 50 capsule?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol when you are taking Maxgalin M 50 capsule as it may increase side effects like dizziness, drowsiness and can also impair your normal body movements.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience swelling around your face and other body parts or difficulty in breathing, immediately seek medical help.
  • You have a heart failure problem.
  • You experience allergies like bumps and swelling in the skin, itching, etc. after taking this medicine.
  • This medicine 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.
  • You are experiencing muscle weakness, pain, discomfort, tenderness. This can be a sign of a muscle problem called myopathy inform your doctor immediately.
  • You may get negative self-harming thoughts after taking this medicine, talk to your doctor immediately.
  • You have a history of fits, then never stop this medicine abruptly, your doctor shall gradually decrease the dose.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

How Does It Work?

Pregabalin works by reducing the release of a chemical (neurotransmitter) in the brain responsible for the sensation of pain, whereas methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) helps in the formation of nerve cell...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

  • Maxgalin M 50 capsule should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water with or without food.
  • Do not stop the medicine abruptly on your own, as it can lead to diarrhoea, lack of sleep, nausea, fits. In case it has to be stopped, your doctor shall gradually decrease the dose.
interactions

Interactions of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may experience dizziness and drowsiness if you are taking medicines for brain disorders such as mood disorders, fits and sleep disorders along with Maxgalin M 50 capsule.
  • You may experience water retention and swelling if you take anti-diabetic medicine like pioglitazone with this medicine be cautious if you have an existing heart failure problem.
  • The interaction of this medicine with other medicines is not clearly understood. Thus, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you are currently taking or had taken in the last few days.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

  • Store Maxgalin M 50 capsule below 30°C away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Maxgalin M 50mg Capsule

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Maxgalin M 50 capsule contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose if you have missed the dose, 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 normal dosing schedule...
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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 the Maxgalin M 50 capsule a normal painkiller?

A: Maxgalin M 50 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 M 50 capsule on my own?

  • No, you should not stop taking Maxgalin M 50 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...
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Q: Why should Maxgalin M 50 capsule be used cautiously in elderly patients?

  • Maxgalin M 50 capsule may cause dizziness, thus in the case of elderly patients, this dizziness may increase the risk of falling. Also, this medicine is known to cause blurred vision, mental confusion...
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Q: Can Maxgalin M 50 capsule be used in children?

  • No, Maxgalin M 50 capsule is not recommended to be used in children below 18 years of age due to its increased risk of side effects.
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2021 | 06:49 PM (IST)
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