Gabaneuron Tablet is a combination medicine of two drugs namely Gabapentin and Methylcobalamin. Gabapentin relieves the pain in neuralgia by altering the way the body senses pain and Methylcobalamin works by facilitating the enzymes responsible for the production of vital components and energy inside a cell.
It also plays a major role in the formation of blood components. Thus, the combination is better effective for the treatment of neuropathic pain in adults. This medicine belongs to the antiepileptic and anticonvulsant class of medicines.
Gabaneuron Tablet is used to prevent and treat seizures. It is also used to cure hot flashes, restless legs syndrome (RLS) and postherpetic neuralgia. It is advised to complete the course of this drug as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like convulsions.
Patient must consult the doctor before stopping the treatment of this medicine. Use of this drug is not recommended to pregnant, breastfeeding women and to the children. This medicine is known to have high effect on the mood of the patient as a side effect.
It is known to increase the suicidal thoughts in the first week of administration especially in the patients suffering from depression, therefore it is advised to keep a close look on the mood of the patient during its course.
Decontaminate using lavage/activated charcoal with cathartic. Multiple dosing of activated charcoal may be useful; hemodialysis will be useful.
Take exactly as directed (do not increase dose or frequency or discontinue without consulting prescriber). While using this medication, do not use alcohol and other prescription or OTC medications (especially pain medications, sedatives, antihistamines, or hypnotics) without consulting prescriber.
Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake). You may experience drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks requiring alertness until response to drug is known.
This medicine is prescribed for the following conditions:
Some of the side effects that may be observed in patients are:
How long is the duration of effect?
The duration of effect of Gabaneuron Tablet is observed to be around 15 to 21 hours of administration.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of Gabaneuron can be seen after 2 to 3 hours of its administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Pregnant women are suggested to avoid the use of this medicine. If absolutely necessary, consult the doctor regarding its benefits and risks.
Is it habit forming?
Gabaneuron Tablet is not an addictive medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?
It is not safe to consume alcohol during the course of this medicine as it may worsen the side effects dizziness and difficulty in concentration. It may also result in decreasing the efficiency of the medicine.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Driving a vehicle or doing any activity which requires attention must be avoided if the patient experiences any side effect like blurred vision or dizziness after taking this medicine.
Does this affect kidney function?
The administration of Gabaneuron Tablet is not known to have any major effect on the functions of the kidney. If the patient is suffering from severe kidney impairment or has a history of it then it is advised to consult the doctor before taking this medicine.
Does this affect liver function?
The administration of Gabaneuron Tablet is not known to have any major effect on the functions of the liver.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Gabaneuron Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If the patient misses any dose of Gabaneuron Tablet, he should take it as soon as it comes to the notice. But if it is time for the next dose then the missed dose should be skipped. The patient should not take two doses together.
Are there any overdose instructions?
The overdose of the medicine must be avoided. Inform the doctor immediately in case of any symptoms of overdose.
This drug 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. Also it contains Methylcobalamin, which is a form of Vitamin B and protects the nerve fibres and it also aid in rejuvenating damaged nerve cells.
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 Lab Test
Interaction with Medicine
Gabaneuron is known to interact with the following medicines: chloramphenicol, duloxetine, antidiabetic drugs and buprenorphine. When this medicine is taken along with antacids, it may decrease the absorption efficiency. It is advised to take the both with appropriate time gap. It is advised to inform the doctor about any ongoing course of any drug to prevent adverse interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Gabaneuron is known to interact with impaired kidney function. The patient must use this medicine with caution if suffering from kidney impairment. The use of this medicine may increase the risk of severe adverse effects. The patient must discuss with doctor about the appropriate dose adjustment or replacement to avoid any interaction.
Interaction with Food
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