Gabutin

Gabutin

gabapentin

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Gabapentin
Indications/Uses
Epilepsy; monotherapy in the treatment of partial seizures w/ & w/o secondary generalization in adult & childn >12 yr; adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures w/ & w/o secondary generalization in adult & childn >3 yr; treatment of neuropathic pain.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Epilepsy Adult & childn >12 yr 900-3,600 mg/day. May be initiated w/ 300 mg tid on day 1 or w/ 3 days titration by giving 300 mg once daily on day 1, 300 mg bid on day 2, 300 mg tid on day 3. Max: 3,600 mg/day in 3 divided doses. Do not exceed 12 hr between dose in tid schedule. Childn 5-12 yr 25-35 mg/kg/day, 3 to <5 yr 40 mg/kg/day. Max interval between dose: 12 hr, 3-12 yr Initially 10-15 mg/kg/day on day 1, 20 mg/kg/day on day 2, 30 mg/kg/day on day 3. To be given in 3 divided doses. Neuropathic pain Adult ≥18 yr Initially 900 mg/day in 3 divided doses or w/ 3 days titration: 300 mg once daily on day 1, 300 mg bid on day 2, 300 mg tid on day 3. Max: 3,600 mg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Renal impairment, haemodialysis, absence seizure. Gradual discontinuation (over 1 wk) &/or addition or substitution of alternative therapy. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy, lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Somnolence, dizziness, ataxia, tremor, headache, nystagmus, fatigue, diplopia, amblyopia, nausea, vomiting, convulsion, wt gain, pharyngitis, bronchitis, viral infection, emotion lability, dyspepsia.
Drug Interactions
Antacid, cimetidine.
ATC Classification
N03AX12 - gabapentin ; Belongs to the class of other antiepileptics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Gabutin cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Gabutin cap 300 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Gabutin FC tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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