Neurontin 300 mg capsule are anticonvulsant medicine that helps to relieve seizures and nerve pain. Gabapentin is an active ingredient that cures the disease. It is also known as antiepileptic and anticonvulsant. It is necessary to keep a constant level of drugs in the body for betterment.
WAY OF ADMINISTRATION:
Administer Neurontin 300 mg capsule by mouth with or without a meal or as instructed by the doctor. Do not separate or dissolve the capsule and swallow it with water. Take a full glass of water with each dose of the medicine to avoid stomach irritation.
SIDE EFFECTS OF GABAPENTIN:
Everyone may experience different side effects depending upon dose concentration and frequency. Here are a few common side effects:
- Loss of coordination
- Blurred vision
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients used in capsule formulation, it may cause severe side effects.
Here is a list of a few severe side effects:
- Swelling of legs
- Suicidal thoughts
- Swollen lymph node
- Trouble breathing
DOSAGE OF GABAPENTIN:
The dose of Neurontin 300 mg capsule not only depends on age but also depends on treatment response. Usually, the dose is suggested to take 3 times a day or it can be less depending on the disease condition. Do not take an overdose for quick betterment. Otherwise, you may experience severe side effects.
Keep at room temperature.
Keep away from sunlight.
Keep away from children.
Keep away from moisture.
Avoid taking Neurontin 300 mg capsule if you are taking any blood disorder treatment.
Patients with kidney disease or mental disorders like depression and rapid mood swings should tell their doctor about it as more doses of this medicine may cause kidney failure or worsen.
Someone with blood pressure problems or breathing issues should take the doctor’s advice for this medication as it causes an increase in blood pressure which gives undesirable side effects.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should avoid this medicine because it passes through breast milk and affects the baby’s growth.
GABAPENTIN DRUG INTERACTION:
Neurontin 300mg capsule interacts with following drugs:
|ACTIVE INGREDIENTS||OTHER INGREDIENTS|
|Gabapentin 300mg||Lactose, cornstarch, talc, gelatin, titanium dioxide, FD&C blue no.2, yellow iron oxide.|