Pentanerv 100mg Tablet
Pentanerv 100mg Tablet

Pentanerv 100mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Pentanerv 100 tablet contains gabapentin as its active moiety, mainly used along with other medicines to help control certain types of seizures (fits) and also provide relief from the pain associated ...
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ContainsGabapentin(100.0 Mg)
UsesNeuropathic pain, seizures
Side effectsDizziness, sleepiness, nausea, visual disturbance
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Pentanerv 100 MG

  • Pentanerv 100 tablet is used for the 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 th...
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  • As an adjuvant with other medicines for the treatment of partial seizures in adults.

Contraindications of Pentanerv 100 MG

If you are allergic to gabapentin or any other ingredients of Pentanerv 100 tablet.

Side effects of Pentanerv 100 MG

  • Viral infection
  • Infection of ear, lungs, urinary tract
  • Confusion
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Visual disturbance
  • Vertigo
  • Hypertension
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Pentanerv 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pentanerv 100 tablets during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Pentanerv 100 tablets 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 Pentanerv 100 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is recommended not to breastfeed while on Pentanerv 100 tablet 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 assessing the benefits and needs.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pentanerv 100 tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness or sometimes low mood after taking Pentanerv 100 tablet. Avoid driving or operating machinery, especially during the initial days of treatment.

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience behavioural change and have suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine.
  • You have any pre-existing medical condition such as heart, kidney, liver, brain or breathing disorders.
  • If you develop stomach pain and discomforts after taking this medicine, seek medical help as it can be a sign of pancreatitis.
  • You are elderly, the risk of getting side effects is more.
  • You are on any opioid painkiller medicine such as morphine.
  • If you experience severe allergic reactions like breathing difficulties, swelling and low blood pressure, immediately inform your doctor.
  • Pentanerv 100 tablet should not be stopped abruptly, as it may lead to side effects like fits and other mental disturbances.
  • Pentanerv 100 tablet can cause dependence and abuse, talk to your doctor if you have a history of drug abuse.
  • Pentanerv 100 tablets should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Pentanerv 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 Pentanerv 100 MG

  • Take Pentanerv 100 tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • This medicine can be taken with or without meals.

Interactions of Pentanerv 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Pentanerv 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.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for fits, depression or other neurological problems.
  • 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.
  • Antacids containing aluminum and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours after consumption of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Pentanerv 100 MG

  • Store Pentanerv 100 tablet below 30°C protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Pentanerv 100 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include double vision, slurred speech, drowsiness, laziness or sometimes diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms or reach out to your nearest hospita...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking 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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is neuropathic pain? How can I differentiate it from muscle pain?

A: Neuropathic pain occurs due to damage or injury of the nerves responsible for transferring information to the brain and the spinal cord from the skin, muscles and other body parts. It is spontaneous in origin and occurs in the absence 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: Is there anything else I need to know before using Pentanerv 100 tablet?

  • When you are taking this medicine, it is advised to use contraception to avoid pregnancy.
  • Components of this medicine can cause dependence and you are advised to be cautious if you are taking this medicine for a long period.
  • Pentanerv 100 tablet should not be stopped suddenly and a gradual reduction of the dose is advisable to avoid side effects like fits and other mental problems.

Q: Why is Pentanerv 100 tablet used after surgery?

A: Pentanerv 100 tablet is used to provide relief from neuropathic pain felt post-surgery.

Q: Will Pentanerv 100 tablet help me with sleep?

A: Pentanerv 100 tablet is not used primarily to treat sleeping disorders. However, Gabapentin has the most common side effects as sleepiness, dizziness. Thus, you may feel sleepy while taking this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
PENTANERV
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 01 Jul 2021 | 11:50 AM (IST)
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