Email bookmark
Font : A-A+

Drug information on Maxgalin (Pregabalin) from Sunrise International Labs Ltd.

Maxgalin

  Capsule
Sunrise International Labs Ltd.
Generic : Pregabalin
 48.00
50mg
10 Capsules
Madhumathi Palaniappan
Written & Compiled by Madhumathi Palaniappan, B.Pharm
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Apr 20, 2016
Medindia currently has information on 3080 generic drugs and 110,056 brands that have their prices listed. New drugs with their prices are listed as and when they get approved by the drug controller. Please do write to us (info@medindia.net) if a drug is missing from our comprehensive drug price list.

Medical Condition(s) for which Maxgalin may be prescribed


Side effects of Maxgalin

  Central Nervous System: Dizziness, sleepiness, fatigue, euphoric mood, confusion, suicidal thoughts, irritability, abnormal movements, and problems with speech, memory or attention.

   Eye and ENT: Blurred vision, double vision, vertigo

  Gastrointestinal: Dry mouth, constipation, increased appetite, flatulence, vomiting, abdominal distension, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea.

   Genitourinary: Urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction

  Cardiovascular – Heart failure, problems with heart rhythm

  Musculoskeletal: Pain in muscles and joints.

  Respiratory:Inflammation of nose and upper throat, difficulty with breathing

  Blood - Reduced platelet count which may result in easy bruising

   Miscellaneous: Allergic reaction called angioedema which results in face and throat swelling and difficulty with breathing, fluid retention, swelling of feet, weight gain, low blood sugar

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Dosage usually varies from 150 to 600 mg/day given orally in divided doses.

How to use Maxgalin?

Pregabalin comes as a capsule to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food two or three times a day.

When is Maxgalin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Pregabalin should not be used in patients allergic to the drug.

Warnings and Precautions for Maxgalin

Dosage should be reduced in patients with kidney disease

• Use with caution in patients with heart failure since it can cause peripheral edema and weight gain.

• It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or handle machinery after taking the medicine.

• Caution should be advised to patients with decreased platelet counts and bleeding disorders, irregular heart rhythms, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

Other Precautions for Maxgalin

Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
Do not discontinue the medicine suddenly without consulting the doctor as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms.

Drug Interactions of Maxgalin

Some of the drugs that should be avoided or used with caution with pregabalin include the following:
• ACE inhibitors like captopril, enalapril , lisinopril, fosinopril, perindopril, ramipril as it results in swelling of the face, neck and mouth leading to breathing difficulty.
• Benzodiazepines like clobazam and lorazepam, barbiturates like phentobarbital and butobarbital, other sedative medications and alcohol due to additive sedative effect.
• Certain antidiabetic drugs like rosiglitazone and pioglitazone as they enhance fluid retention.
• Orlistat used in the treatment of obesity as it inhibits absorption of pregabalin from the digestive tract.

Storage Conditions for Maxgalin

Store it in a closed container at room temperature. Protect from heat, moisture and light. Keep out of reach of children.



Disclaimer : Change in the rate of medication is possible and the rates shown maybe more or less than the rate displayed due to added GST and pricing changes made by the companies.
Premium Membership Benefits
Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India
Substitutes for Maxgalin

View all

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.