Biggaba tablet is a combination of Gabapentin, Nortriptyline which is used to prevent neuropathic pain. It belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants. This medication also cures hot flashes, restless legs syndrome and postherpetic neuralgia.
The gaps between three doses should not exceed 12 hours. This drug can be taken with or without food. In case of a missed dose take it as soon as possible. Do not overdose it. If already time for your next dose skip it. Contact your doctor instantly in the case of drug overdose.
This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 15 to 21 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 3 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is known to excreted through the breast milk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Monitoring of drowsiness and body weight is necessary.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medication belongs to GABA analog. It works by binding to the calcium channels and increases the concentration of GABA and reduces the release of monoamine neurotransmitters, thus reduces the excitability of brain cells and helps to treat convulsions.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis medication interacts with Heart Disease, Kidney disease and others.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholConsumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Glimepiride, Ondansetron and others.
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