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Drug information on Gabator (Gabapentin) from Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Gabator

  Capsule
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Gabapentin
 36.20
100mg
10 Capsules

Drug Name : Gabapentin

Gabapentin(Gabarone) generic Gabator is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for postherpetic neuralgia, and epilepsy.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Gabator may be prescribed


Side effects of Gabator

   Body As A Whole : Fatigue, increased weight, back pain, swelling in the extremities, weakness, infection, headache, accidental injury and abdominal pain.

   Heart : Dilatation of blood vessels.

   Gastrointestinal : Indigestion, dry mouth or throat, constipation, increased appetite, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and flatulence.

   Blood : Decrease in white blood cells.

   Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain and fracture.

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, dizziness, incoordination, night blindness, tremor, nervousness, memory loss, depression, abnormal thinking and twitching.

   Respiratory : Runny nose and cough.

   Skin : Abrasion, itching and rash.

   Metabolic : Swelling in the extremities, weight gain and increased blood sugar.

   Genitourinary : Impotence.

   Eye and ENT : Blurred vision, eye inflammation, double vision and ear infection.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Postherpetic Neuralgia
In adults with postherpetic neuralgia, neurontin therapy may be initiated as a single 300-mg dose on day 1, 600 mg/day on day 2 in divided doses and 900 mg/day on day 3 in divided doses.
Epilepsy
Patients > 12 years of age: The effective dose of neurontin is 900 to 1800 mg/day and given in divided doses (three times a day) using 300 or 400 mg capsules, or 600 or 800 mg tablets. The starting dose is 300 mg three times a day.

How to use Gabator?

It comes as a tablet, capsule, and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Gabator not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Gabator

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of depression, suicidal thoughts, kidney impairment, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children especially less than 3 years old, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.

• Patient may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts; watch them carefully.

• Monitor liver function, kidney function, and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Gabator

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Gabator

Store at 25°C.



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