Gabacap

Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila

Contains / Salt: Gabapentin (100 mg)

Prescription Required

151 people have bought this recently

Gabacap

Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila

Contains / Salt: Gabapentin (100 mg)

Prescription Required

151 people have bought this recently

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Gabacap Information

Gabacap is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. Neuropathic Pain, Epilepsy are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Gabacap have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Gabacap depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Gabacap as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Gabacap are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Gabacap has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Gabacap related warnings talks about Gabacap's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Gabacap is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Gabacap are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Gabacap have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Gabacap is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Gabacap Benefits & Uses
  2. Gabacap Dosage & How to Take
  3. Gabacap Side Effects
  4. Gabacap Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Gabacap with Other Drugs
  6. Gabacap Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Gabacap
  8. Gabacap Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Gabacap Benefits & Uses

Gabacap is used to treat the following -

  1. Neuropathic Pain Primary
  2. Epilepsy Primary
  3. Restless Legs Syndrome
  4. Nerve Weakness
  5. Peripheral Neuropathy

Gabacap Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Gabacap

Gabapentin

Gabacap Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Gabacap is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Fatigue Mild
  4. Unsteadiness
  5. Tiredness
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Nausea or vomiting
  8. Tremor
  9. Vertigo Mild
  10. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  11. Headache Mild
  12. Insomnia Mild
  13. Double Vision
  14. Decreased libido
  15. Dry Mouth Mild
  16. Peripheral Edema
  17. Blurred vision
  18. Constipation Moderate
  19. Confusion
  20. Shortness of Breath Moderate

Gabacap Related Warnings

Is the use of Gabacap safe for pregnant women?

Gabacap may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Gabacap again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Gabacap safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Gabacap. If you see any side effects, stop taking Gabacap immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Gabacap again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Gabacap on the Kidneys?

Gabacap rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Gabacap on the Liver?

Gabacap is not harmful for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Gabacap on the Heart?

You can take Gabacap without any fear of damage to the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Gabacap with Other Drugs

Gabacap should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Codeine

Dextromethorphan

Paracetamol,Codeine

    Chlorpheniramine,Codeine

      Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

        Gabacap Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gabacap unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Depression
        2. Suicidal Tendency
        3. Kidney Disease

        Frequently asked Questions about Gabacap

        Is this Gabacap habit forming or addictive?

        Gabacap can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

        Yes

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Gabacap as you may feel sleepy.

        Dangerous

        Is it safe?

        Gabacap should be used only after doctor's advice.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        Yes, Gabacap is useful in treating mental disorders.

        Yes

        Gabacap Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Gabacap

        You can take Gabacap with food.

        Safe

        Interaction between Alcohol and Gabacap

        Taking alcohol with Gabacap can be dangerous.

        Severe

        Gabacap FAQs

        Question over 1 year ago

        Does Gabacap cause depression?

        Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

        Yes Gabacap can cause depression. It is known side effect of this drug. It acts on the brain and decreases certain brain activity which results in depression and reduced arousal.

        Question over 1 year ago

        Can I take Gabacap with tramadol?

        Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

        Yes, Gabacap can be taken with tramadol only on doctor's advice. Because both drugs moderately interact with each other and increase the severity of side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, and altered the body coordination. It also depresses the central nervous system and causes some CNS problem.

        Question over 1 year ago

        Does Gabacap cause dry mouth?

        Yes, Gabacap may cause dry mouth because it decreases the saliva secretion in your mouth. It is a common side effect of this drug. If you experience excessive dry mouth after taking this drug, keep yourself hydrated with juices, shakes and ample water.

        Question almost 2 years ago

        Can Gabacap cause suicidal and self-inflicting thoughts?

        Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

        Patients who are suffering from neuropathic pain along with major depressive disorder may experience the change in behavior, suicidal and self-inflicting thought whether they are taking Gabacap or not and this risk may remain till significant remission of depression. If you are experiencing mood fluctuations, life-threatening, distorted thoughts after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

        Question over 1 year ago

        Can I take Gabacap with omeprazole?

        ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

        Yes, Gabacap can be taken together with omeprazole. No harmful interaction has been reported between them. Omeprazole doesn't affect the absorption of Gabacap. It also prevents the stomach related problem that causes by this drug. Hence you can take this combination without any problem.

        This medicine data has been created by -
        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience

        References

        1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Neurontin® (gabapentin)
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 419-420
        3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 605-606
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