It is a prescriptive drug primarily used to prevent neuropathic pain. This is a combination of medication that has Gabapentin and Nortriptyline as active ingredients. It treats nerve pain in adults by affecting the chemicals and nerves responsible for these pains and seizures.
While under this medication, it is advised that you avoid activities that may include lifting heavy objects or driving. Before taking this medication to inform your doctor of the following conditions mentioned below:
- If you have diabetes
- If you have depression, mood disorders, or harbor thoughts of suicide
- If you have kidney or liver disease
- If you are already prone to epileptic or other kinds of seizure attacks
The most well-known utilisation of this medication is
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 15 to 21 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medication can be observed in 2 to 3 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication 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 medication is known to excreted through breast milk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The monitoring of drowsiness and body weight is necessary.
Missed Dose instructionsIf you miss a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or 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. Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that blocks the norepinephrine presynaptic receptors which in turn inhibits norepinephrine reuptake. This raises its concentration in the synaptic clefts of the CNS. It also blocks the reuptake of serotonin at the neuronal membrane.
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 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 Medicine
DuloxetineThese medications may cause dizziness, confusion and breathing difficulty if taken together. Inform the doctor if you are receiving antidepressant or antipsychotics. Dose adjustments are to be made if any symptoms appear based on the clinical condition.
BuprenorphineThese medications are not recommended together due to the risk of breathlessness and other central nervous system effects. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any antidepressants or antipsychotics. Dose adjustments are to be made if any symptoms appear based on the clinical condition.
Interaction with Disease
Impaired Kidney FunctionThis medication should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment. Monitoring of kidney function is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on CrCl.
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