FAQs ABOUT ENGABA 150MG TABLET
Q: What is ENGABA 150MG TABLET used for?
A: ENGABA 150MG TABLET is an anticonvulsant drug with pain relieving properties. It is used in adults to treat neuropathic pain, certain forms of epilepsy (fits) and generalized anxiety disorders.
Q: What if I forget to take a dose of ENGABA 150MG TABLET?
A: If your forgot to take a dose of ENGABA 150MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of ENGABA 150MG TABLET, skip the missed one and take the next dose at regular times. Do not take a double dose of ENGABA 150MG TABLET to compensate the missed dose.
Q: How long will it take for ENGABA 150MG TABLET to reduce nerve pain?
A: The time taken for ENGABA 150MG TABLET in treating your condition may vary from person-to-person depending upon the severity of the disease. But you may start noticing a difference from your condition after 2 weeks of using ENGABA 150MG TABLET. However, it may take several weeks for you to experience complete pain relief. Therefore, take ENGABA 150MG TABLET consistently as advised by your doctor. Do not skip doses or discontinue the therapy in the mid-way without consulting your doctor.
What happens if I stop taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET suddenly?
Do not stop taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET without consulting your doctor as it may precipitate unpleasant withdrawal symptoms (such as headache, difficulty in sleeping, nausea, anxiety, diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, convulsions, nervousness, depression, pain, sweating and dizziness). If you wish to stop ENGABA 150MG TABLET, talk to your doctor. Your doctor will gradually your daily dose of pregabalin and before complete cessation of therapy.
Q: Will taking a higher dose of ENGABA 150MG TABLET be more effective?
A: No. Do not take a higher dose of ENGABA 150MG TABLET than the prescribed one without consulting your doctor. Taking a higher dose of ENGABA 150MG TABLET may not be beneficial. Instead, it may cause serious side effects. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor. Your doctor would prescribe a suitable higher dose for you or suggest an alternative therapy after evaluating your disease condition.
Q: Does ENGABA 150MG TABLET help with anxiety?
A: Yes. ENGABA 150MG TABLET is used to treat generalized anxiety disorders. It relieves anxiety by reducing the release of certain brain chemicals (GABA) that causes abnormal mood stimulation and anxiety.
Q: What precautions should I need to follow while taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET?
A: Before taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have or had any lung, liver, kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor before taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET if you have diabetes, any other nerve or brain disorders or if you have a history of drug abuse. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET. Do not take ENGABA 150MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting your doctor. Women of childbearing age must use a suitable contraceptive method to avoid pregnancy while undergoing therapy with ENGABA 150MG TABLET. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience extreme sadness with thought of harming or killing yourself (suicidal thoughts) after taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET.
Q: Can ENGABA 150MG TABLET be used in children?
A: ENGABA 150MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) due to lack of clinical safety data. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.
Q: Can ENGABA 150MG TABLET cause headache after taking it?
A: Yes. Headache is a common side effect of taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET. In case if you are experiencing a headache after taking ENGABA 150MG TABLET, try to rest and relax. Keep drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if needed. Do not consume too much of alcohol. Consult your doctor if headache persists for a long time.