FAQs ABOUT PEG SR 75MG TABLET
What is PEG SR 75MG TABLET used for?
PEG SR 75MG 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.
What if I forget to take a dose of PEG SR 75MG TABLET?
If your forgot to take a dose of PEG SR 75MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of PEG SR 75MG TABLET, skip the missed one and take the next dose at regular times. Do not take a double dose of PEG SR 75MG TABLET to compensate for the missed dose.
How long will it take for PEG SR 75MG TABLET to reduce nerve pain?
The time taken for PEG SR 75MG 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 PEG SR 75MG TABLET. However, it may take several weeks for you to experience a complete pain relief. Therefore, take PEG SR 75MG 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 PEG SR 75MG TABLET suddenly?
Do not stop taking PEG SR 75MG 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 PEG SR 75MG TABLET, talk to your doctor. Your doctor will gradually reduce your daily dose of pregabalin before completely stopping the therapy.
Will taking a higher dose of PEG SR 75MG TABLET be more effective?
No. Do not take a higher dose of PEG SR 75MG TABLET than the prescribed one without consulting your doctor. Taking a higher dose of PEG SR 75MG 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.
Does PEG SR 75MG TABLET help with anxiety?
Yes. PEG SR 75MG 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.
What precautions should I need to follow while taking PEG SR 75MG TABLET?
Before taking PEG SR 75MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have or had any lung, liver, kidney, or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor before taking PEG SR 75MG 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 PEG SR 75MG TABLET. Do not take PEG SR 75MG 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 PEG SR 75MG TABLET. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience extreme sadness with thought of harming or killing yourself (suicidal thoughts) after taking PEG SR 75MG TABLET.
Can PEG SR 75MG TABLET be used in children?
PEG SR 75MG 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.
Can PEG SR 75MG TABLET cause a headache after taking it?
Yes. Headache is a common side effect of taking PEG SR 75MG TABLET. In case if you are experiencing a headache after taking PEG SR 75MG 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.