Gabapentin

Gabapentin- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugGabapentin is a Anticonvulsants/Antiepileptics drug
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 Effects1. Somnolence
2.Dizziness
3. Fatigue
4. Nystagmus,
5. Behavioural changes (<10%)-aggression,
hyperexcitability, tantrum, euphoria, weight
gain.
Pregnancy Category C

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