GABATOR

Gabator (Gabapentin) is structurally related to the neurotransmitter GABA. However, it does not bind to GABAA or GABAB receptors nor influence the synthesis or uptake of GABA. The exact mechanisms are unknown but it has been shown that gabapentin binds with high affinity to the α-2-δ-1 subunit of voltage-gated Ca channels, which may be found presynaptically and may facilitate the release of excitatory neurotransmitters that participate in epileptogenesis and nociception. 

Use this medication precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully. 

Your physician’s medication dose is based on your condition, other medications or food supplements you may take, and your reaction to treatment. To diminish your risks for adverse effects, don’t increase your dosage, take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages. 

If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, use it regularly to get the most benefits from it. Take it at a fixed time every day to make you remember it better. 

Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions. 

If you have any inquiries with regards to information, ask your physician or pharmacist. 

Gabator is used in the following conditions:

  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Epilepsy

This medicine may be recommended for different uses. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more information. 

Do not use Gabator in people with the following conditions:

  • Chronic kidney diseases
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Decreased lung function
  • Myasthenia gravis

Gabator  may have the following side effects:

  • Hyperkinesia in children
  • Drug abuse and dependence
  • Otitis media
  • Dry mouth or throat
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Suicidal ideation and behaviour
  • Angioedema
  • Thought disorder
  • Asthenia
  • Leucopenia
  • Dental abnormalities
  • Visual disturbances
  • Pain
  • Emotional lability
  • Dizziness
  • Dyspepsia
  • Constipation
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • The onset of new types of seizures
  • Fatigue
  • Gingivitis
  • Somnolence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hostility
  • Mental impairment
  • Nausea
  • peripheral
  • Diarrhea
  • Increase in seizure frequency
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Flatulence
  • Vertigo
  • Confusion

Keep in mind that your physician has recommended this drug since he or she has known that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the risk of adverse reactions. Many individuals utilizing this medicine don’t have serious side effects.  

A serious allergy to this medication is uncommon. In any case, seek emergency medical help if you see any manifestations of a serious allergic response, including a rash, tingling or swelling of the face or tongue or throat, dizziness or difficulty breathing. 

This is not a complete list of side effects. Contact your physician or pharmacist if you see other effects not recorded above.

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Neurological disease
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Compromised respiratory function
  • Patients with mixed seizures
  • History of substance abuse
  • Poor general health (e.g. low body weight, organ transplant recipient)
  • Respiratory disease

Before taking this medicine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have some other hypersensitivities. This drug may contain inert ingredients, which can cause unfavourable side effects or different issues. Talk with your pharmacist for more information.

Interactions

Gabator may interact with the following medicines:

  • Antacids
  • Antidepressants
  • Opioids
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Antihistamines

Inform your physician about the drugs you take, including over-the-counter medications, prescribed drugs, supplements and vitamins. 

This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more details. 

The effects of certain medications can change if you simultaneously consume different medications or herbal products. This can build your risk for side effects or may cause your drugs not to work effectively. These interactions are conceivable yet don’t generally happen. Your physician or pharmacist can prevent or oversee interactions by changing how you utilize your prescriptions or by close checking. 

While utilizing this drug, don’t start, stop, or change the dose of other medicines you use without your physician’s advice.

Symptoms of overdose may include the following: 

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Slurred speech
  • Double vision
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma
  • Mild diarrhea
  • Lethargy

Seek medical help immediately. 

Available Brands:

  • ABINTIN-M
  • ACEGABA-ME
  • BIGVIN FORTE
  • BACGAB
  • ACEGABA
  • BIGGABA-N
  • BAGA
  • ADGABA
  • ACEGABA-NT

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