Maxgalin 150 mg 10 Capsule

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd


Drug classification:

 Antiepileptics - GABA precursors 


What is this used for:

  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy towards this medicine
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Renal Failure
  • Encephalopathy


How should i take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

Pregabalin binds to the auxiliary subunit of voltage-gated calcium-channels in the central nervous system.


Side effects

  • Angioedema (Unknown)
  • Fatigue (Unknown)
  • Sleepiness (Unknown)
  • Flushing (Unknown)
  • Headache (Unknown)
  • Neutropenia (less common)
  • Anorexia (uncommon)
  • Nausea (Unknown)
  • Dizziness (Unknown)
  • Visual Disturbances(Unknown)
  • Ankle swelling (Unknown)
  • Abdominal pain (Unknown)


Pregnancy warning:

Unknown - Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

  • Gabapentin- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken together in combination it may decrease the levels of this medicine in blood and may cause side effects like slow pulse, loss of appetite, nausea, visual changes, or irregular heartbeats. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  •  Oxycodone- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken together in combination it may decrease the levels of this medicine in blood and may cause side effects like slow pulse, loss of appetite, nausea, visual changes, or irregular heartbeats. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Phenytoin- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken together in combination it may increase the levels of this medicine in blood and may cause side effects like slow pulse, loss of appetite, nausea, visual changes, or irregular heartbeats. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  •  Clonazepam - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken together in combination it may increase the levels of this medicine in blood and may cause side effects like slow pulse, loss of appetite, nausea, visual changes, or irregular heartbeats. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Amitriptyline - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken together in combination it may increase the levels of this medicine in blood and may cause side effects like slow pulse, loss of appetite, nausea, visual changes, or irregular heartbeats. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine can be taken, with or without food. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. Swallow it whole.
  2. Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects like Dizziness, Light-headedness, fainting, etc.
  3. Sudden stoppage of this medicine may cause symptoms of withdrawal like insomnia, headache, nausea, anxiety, diarrhea, flu syndrome, nervousness, depression, pain, convulsion, hyperhidrosis, and dizziness
  4. It is recommended to avoid driving or using heavy machinery immediately after consuming this medicine.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

  1. Store the medicine in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
  2. Keep away from the reach of children
  3. Discard the unused medicine safely after use



References:

1. MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 15 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a605045.html

2. DrugBank [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 15 October 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00230


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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