This medication is a prescriptive drug containing Gabapentin and Nortriptyline, primarily used to prevent postherpetic neuralgia, neuropathic pain and seizures. It belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants and antidepressant, respectively.
The tablet treats nerve pain in adults by affecting the chemicals and nerve responsible for these pains and seizures. It can also be used in combination with other drugs.
While under Gabapin NT Medication, it is advised that you avoid activities that may include lifting heavy objects or driving as common side effects of this drug are feelings of drowsiness, slowing down of cognitive skills and dizziness.
Other side effects include problems with coordination, speech problems, nausea, tremors, double vision or sudden jumpy movements. If these effects persist and become more severe with the passage of time notify your physician immediately.
The medication is used to cure the following diseases:
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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Gabapin Nt 400 Mg/10 Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsIf you miss a dose of medicine, take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This drug is a combination of two medicines: Gabapectin and Nortriptyllin. The former ingredient is an alpha-2-delta ligand which decreases the pain by modulating the calcium channel activity of the nerve cells, whereas the latter one is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the level of serotonin and nor-adrenaline (chemical messengers) that stop the movement of pain signals in the brain. Together, both the ingredients relieve the neuropathic pain, which was generated from the damaged nerves.
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
DiseasePatients suffering from diabetes, kidney or heart disease should use some other safer alternative.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholConsumption of alcohol should be limited during the course of medication.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThe drug interacts with Duloxetine, Glimepiride, Ondansetron, Buprenorphine and Metoprolol.
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