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Gabapentin- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugGabapentin is a  Anticonvulsants/Antiepileptics
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Gabapentin is used for
1. Add-on drug in resistant partial seizures with or without secondary generalization
2. Rolandic epilepsy- preferred for safety reason, the first line in epilepsy patients with hepatic disease.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms1. TABLETS
2. CAPSULES
Dose 
Contraindications Pregnancy
Precautions
Adverse Effects 1. Somnolence
2. Dizziness
3. Fatigue
4. Nystagmus
5. Behavioural changes (<10%)-aggression,
6. Hyperexcitability
7. Tantrum
8. Euphoria
9. Weight gain.
Pregnancy Category C

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