Pregabalin Capsules IP. 75 mg
HOW TO USE PEGABANYL CAPSULE
HOW PEGABANYL CAPSULE WORKS
Pegabanyl Capsule is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of neuropathic pain. It decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells. This medicine also protects nerve fibers and heal damaged nerve cells.
Pegabanyl Capsule is taken by mouth with or without food, preferably at bedtime. It is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as this is a habit-forming medicine. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor.
Some common side effects of this medicine include dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. The side effects are mild in nature and get improve with time. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should exercise regularly and take a balanced diet. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts.
Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding.
USES OF PEGABANYL CAPSULE
- Treatment of Neuropathic pain
BENEFITS OF PEGABANYL CAPSULE
In Treatment of Neuropathic pain
SIDE EFFECTS OF PEGABANYL CAPSULE
Common side effects of Pegabanyl
- Uncoordinated body movements
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE PEGABANYL CAPSULE?
What is the valid prescription?
In order for a prescription to be valid it must include: Patient Name (full name, no initials) Date prescription was written Drug Name (Brand name, Generic name if available) Drug Strength (How many mg, mEq, grams, etc.) Dosage Form (Tablets, Capsules, Ointment, Creams, Spray, etc.) Correct and Valid Directions (How often to take it and how to take it) Quantity to Dispense (number of capsules, tablets, packs, etc. & volume of liquids) Prescriber Signature (Doctors, dentists, etc.) DEA Number (required for controls) Prescriber address and phone number A lot of times, prescriptions are given back to patients because at least one of the above requirements were missing or invalid. If this happens, you would have to go back to your doctor's office to get it fixed. The best thing to do when your doctor writes your prescription, is to spend 1-2 minutes looking at your prescription to make sure everything looks good before going to the pharmacy. Sometimes it may be hard to read your doctor's handwriting. If that is the case, ask your doctor what he/she has written when you are handed your prescription and make sure the prescription has met the requirements.