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Gabapentin + Methylcobalamin

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Uses of Gabapentin + Methylcobalamin

  • Gabapentin+Mecobalamin is used to manage neuropathic pain in adults.

Side effects of Gabapentin + Methylcobalamin

  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Uncoordinated body movement
  • Dizziness

How Gabapentin + Methylcobalamin works

  • Gabapentin easily crosses into the brain and prevents seizures in models of epilepsy. Although its exact mechanism in humans is not clear, gabapentin is assumed to exhibit its action by binding to certain protein molecules that are responsible for causing pain sensation.
  • Vitamin B12 is essential for forming blood cells, nerve coverings, and various proteins. It is also beneficial in improving nerve condition and hence, reducing neuropathic pain symptoms.

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Amit SharmaClinical Health & Medical Writer| 3 Years

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Amatul Ameen Clinical Health & Medical Writer| 12 Years

B. Pharm, MSc.

Expert Advice

Dosage Forms Available

  • Gabapentin+Mecobalamin is available for use via oral route (tablets).

Age And Dose Restrictions

  • This medicine is meant for adults and adolescents above 12 years of age.

Contraindications 

  • This medicine is contraindicated in patients with known allergies to gabapentin or mecobalamin and patients with heart diseases, severe liver diseases, and mania.

Other Medications To Avoid With This Medicine

  • Gabapentin combined with Mecobalamin may interact with medications like metformin (for diabetes), tetracycline (an antibiotic), antacids (such as cimetidine, dexlansoprazole, esomeprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, and ranitidine), antidepressants (including citalopram, duloxetine, and fluoxetine), chemotherapy medications (such as methotrexate), and pregabalin (an anti-convulsant).

Overdose And Missed Dose

  • An overdose of this medication may cause symptoms like dizziness, double vision, slurred speech, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, lethargy and mild diarrhoea. If you observe these symptoms, inform your doctor and follow the advice accordingly.
  • If you forget to take this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. But avoid repeating the dose.

Management Of Side Effects

  • Most side effects are temporary and generally harmless and resolve when discontinuing this medicine. However, if you experience any severe side effects or worsening of any of the symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Use In Driving And Operating Machinery

  • This medication may impair your ability to drive or operate machinery.

Use in Pregnancy and Lactation

  • This medicine is not recommended in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Caution In Other Conditions

  • Patients with renal or hepatic conditions should exercise caution when taking this medicine.

Special Dietary And Lifestyle Recommendation

  • Include foods rich in vitamins B and D in your diet to enhance nerve health and prevent nerve pain. 
  • Incorporate cayenne pepper into your meals, as it may aid in reducing neuropathic pain. Regular exercise improves overall health and helps combat pain. Ensure you get enough rest and sleep. 
  • Taking warm baths can be soothing and improve blood circulation, reducing numbness and pain. 
  • Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. Practice meditation and yoga to reduce stress, and sensitivity to pain, and enhance coping abilities. 
  • Physical relaxation techniques and massages can provide relief from symptoms. To prevent pain, learn proper sitting, stretching, and movement techniques from a therapist. Using essential oils for massages can enhance circulation and promote healing.

Frequently asked questions

This medicine's onset of action may require a few weeks for full efficacy to be realised.

If you're allergic to any of the ingredients in this combination, don't take it. Seek medical help right away if you have any allergic reactions. Also, exercise caution while taking this combination if you have heart disease, severe liver disease, or mania.

Please do not discontinue Gabapentin+Mecobalamin without consulting your doctor first. Abruptly stopping the medication may result in the return of symptoms.

Patients with renal or hepatic conditions should exercise caution when taking this medicine.

This medication is not known to affect fertility, however, discuss it with your doctor before taking it.

Terms & Conditions


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