FAQs ABOUT GABAPRIME M TABLET
Q: How long will it take for GABAPRIME M TABLET to start acting?
A: GABAPRIME M TABLET may start to exert its analgesic effects from day 2 of administration. An initial benefit of pain relief can be seen in patients after 2-4 weeks of therapy. However, it may take few months to show effects in some individuals.
Q: How long will the effects of GABAPRIME M TABLET last long?
A: The effects of GABAPRIME M TABLET can last long between 12-24 hr. This time range may vary among individuals, depending upon the severity of the disease condition.
Q: Can GABAPRIME M TABLET treat diabetic neuropathy?
A: Yes. GABAPRIME M TABLET can be used to treat diabetic neuropathy. It provides symptomatic pain relief in patients who have nerve pain caused due to diabetes.
Q: What happens if I stop taking GABAPRIME M TABLET?
A: Do not stop taking GABAPRIME M TABLET unless your doctor tells you as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as difficulty in falling asleep, anxiety, nausea, pain and sweating. Therefore, continue to take GABAPRIME M TABLET as long as instructed by your doctor to achieve better results.
Q: Can GABAPRIME M TABLET reduce nerve damage?
A: Yes. GABAPRIME M TABLET can reduce further nerve damage. It repairs and rejuvenates the damaged nerve fibres. It improves myelin production in the body which repairs and rebuilds the protective covering around the nerve fibres which prevents it from further damage.
Q: Is taking GABAPRIME M TABLET safe?
A: The safety of GABAPRIME M TABLET varies with patient to patient. Your doctor will closely monitor your health condition while taking GABAPRIME M TABLET to avoid the risk of side effects.
Q: Is GABAPRIME M TABLET addictive?
A: Research has shown that GABAPRIME M TABLET can cause drug abuse or dependence. Therefore, it is better to inform your doctor before taking this medicine, if you already have a previous history of substance abuse as a precaution.
Q: Can GABAPRIME M TABLET cause weight gain? If so, how can I manage my weight?
A: GABAPRIME M TABLET may increase your body weight. It increases your hunger (appetite) which makes you eat more and eventually leads to increase in body weight. Weight can be managed by doing regular exercise and by eating a healthy balanced diet. Avoid calorie-rich foods such as soft drinks, chips, cakes, biscuits and sweets. Research says that patients with diabetes tend to put on weight easily while taking GABAPRIME M TABLET. Dose adjustments for antidiabetic medicines can help in such situations. If the symptom bothers you, consult your doctor for advice.
Q: Can GABAPRIME M TABLET cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
A: Yes. GABAPRIME M TABLET may cause sleepiness and drowsiness. Rest and relax while feeling sleepy. Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking GABAPRIME M TABLET as it can make you feel drowsier. Do not drive or operate any tools or machines while you are feeling sleepy. Consult your doctor if the symptom bothers you.
Q: Will the use of GABAPRIME M TABLET affect my sex life?
A: Yes. GABAPRIME M TABLET can affect sexual life of both men and women. It decreases sexual desire in men and women and can cause difficulty in erection or delayed ejaculation in men. The exact mechanism behind these effects is not known. If you experience any such problems, contact your doctor immediately.
Q: Can I take GABAPRIME M TABLET along with alcohol?
A: No. Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking GABAPRIME M TABLET as it may make you feel drowsier. Moreover, GABAPRIME M TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having alcohol abuse unless considered necessary. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can I take a higher dose of GABAPRIME M TABLET to increase pain relieving effects?
A: No. Do not take a higher dose of GABAPRIME M TABLET than recommended by your doctor. Taking a higher dose of GABAPRIME M TABLET without consulting a doctor can increase the risk of toxicity and can lead to side effects. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for a suitable higher dose. Never consume a higher dose GABAPRIME M TABLET without proper medical supervision.
Q: What to do if I forgot to take GABAPRIME M TABLET?
A: Take GABAPRIME M TABLET as soon as you remember until it’s time for the next one. If you missed a dose, skip the missed one and take the next dose at time normally you would take. Do not take a double dose to make up the missed one, as it may lead to overdosage. If you are not sure, consult your doctor. Your doctor may instruct you about the next steps.
Q: What are the precautions that I need to follow while taking GABAPRIME M TABLET?
A: Before taking GABAPRIME M TABLET, inform your doctor about your pre-existing disease conditions as precaution. GABAPRIME M TABLET should not be used if you are planning to become pregnant without consulting your doctor. GABAPRIME M TABLET can cause extreme sleepiness and dizziness and therefore avoid taking other medicines or alcohol that can make you feel drowsier ever more. It can also impair memory, attention and thinking ability in few individuals and so avoid travelling or driving on your own for a while. If case of any queries, consult your doctor for advice.