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Gabix 100mg Tablet
Gabix 100mg Tablet (Gabapentin) is a new antiepileptic drug that is structurally similar to the neurotransmitter gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) and the endogenous amino acid L-leucine. Chemically Gabix 100mg Tablet (gabapentin) is 1-(aminomethyl) cyclohexaneacetic acid. Gabix 100mg Tablet molecular formula is C9H17NO2. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION GABIX (Gabapentin) can be given with or without food. Gabix 100mg Tablet used for neuropathic pain in adults: Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). Painful diabetic neuropathy. Trigeminal neuralgia. Central pain. Complex regional pain syndrome.
Epilepsy: As adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures with and without secondary generalization in adults and children aged 6 years and above. As monotherapy in the treatment of partial seizures with and without secondary generalization in adults and adolescents aged 12 years and above. . PRECAUTIONS − Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), including gabapentin, increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior in patients taking these drugs for any indication. Patients treated with any AED for any indication should be monitored for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidal thoughts or behavior, and/or any unusual changes in mood or behavior. Drug Interactions Phenytoin, Valproic acid, Carbamazepine or Phenobarbitone There is no interaction during the concomitant administration of gabapentin with these drugs. Gabapentin steady-state pharmacokinetics is similar for healthy subjects and patients with epilepsy receiving anti-epileptic agents.
Gabapentin is used to treat neuropathic pain, and is used in combination with other medicines to treat partial seizures (brain disorder) with or without secondary generalization in patients not satisfactorily controlled by or intolerant to other anticonvulsants.
Patients using gabapentin may at times experience dizziness, fatigue, tremors, somnolence (extreme sleepiness), and ataxia (loss of control of full body movements). If you experience any of these symptoms, please consult your doctor immediately.
When not to use
Gabapentin is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to gabapentin or any of the excipients of the product.