What is Nupentin (Gabapentin) used for?
Nupentin (Gabapentin) is used to treat seizures caused by epilepsy. This drug is a type of anticonvulsant, which works by reducing unusual brain activity. Other conditions this medication treats includes nerve pain occurring as a result of shingles, diabetic neuropathy, trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy and restless leg syndrome.
How should I use Nupentin (Gabapentin)?
Nupentin (Gabapentin) comes in the form of capsules, which should be taken by mouth. You should follow the directions of your physician and take only the amount that has been prescribed to you. If your physician tells you to take it 3 times per day, you should ensure that more than 12 hours does not pass in between each dose.
What are the side effects of Nupentin (Gabapentin)?
Nupentin (Gabapentin) may cause:
If you notice any side effects while you are taking this drug, you should inform your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Nupentin (Gabapentin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.