FAQs ABOUT SCRIBNOR 25
What is SCRIBNOR 25 used for?
SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25?
If your forgot to take a dose of SCRIBNOR 25, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of SCRIBNOR 25, skip the missed one and take the next dose at regular times. Do not take a double dose of SCRIBNOR 25 to compensate the missed dose.
How long will it take for SCRIBNOR 25 to reduce nerve pain?
The time taken for SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25. However, it may take several weeks for you to experience complete pain relief. Therefore, take SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25 suddenly?
Do not stop taking SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25, talk to your doctor. Your doctor will gradually your daily dose of pregabalin and before complete cessation of therapy.
Will taking a higher dose of SCRIBNOR 25 be more effective?
No. Do not take a higher dose of SCRIBNOR 25 than the prescribed one without consulting your doctor. Taking a higher dose of SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25 help with anxiety?
Yes. SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25?
Before taking SCRIBNOR 25 inform your doctor if you have or had any lung, liver, kidney, or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor before taking SCRIBNOR 25 if you have diabetes, any other nerve or brain disorders or if you have a history of drug abuse. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking SCRIBNOR 25. Do not take SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience extreme sadness with thought of harming or killing yourself (suicidal thoughts) after taking SCRIBNOR 25.
Can SCRIBNOR 25 be used in children?
SCRIBNOR 25 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 SCRIBNOR 25 cause headache after taking it?
Yes. Headache is a common side effect of taking SCRIBNOR 25. In case if you are experiencing a headache after taking SCRIBNOR 25, 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.