Gabapentin 300-800mg is majorly used with other medication to prevent and control seizures, this also helps to relieve nerve pain, a painful rash due to herpes zoster infection in the adults. This medication is also known as an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug.
How to take Gabapentin –
You can consume this medication with or without the food as per the directions moreover, the dosage is based on your medical conditions. For children, the dosage can be based on weight.
Note – If you are splitting the tablet in half for your next scheduled dosage, in such case you missed to take for several days then it would be advised to discard the medication.
Always make sure to take the medication as per the dosage do not increase the intake or dosage of the medication with a consultation.
If you miss a dose then take it as soon as possible as you remember it, if it is near the time of the next dose then you can skip the missed dose.
- Loss of coordination
- Blurred or double vision
- Unusual eye movements
If you are suffering from any medical history like kidney disease, mental or mood issues, abuse of drugs, alcohol, breathing problems then you may need to check it with your doctor or pharmacist.
Avoid consuming any other substance with this medication like alcohol or marijuana, because this medication will make you feel dizzy or drowsy and also blur your vision. It would not be advised to consume any of these substances with this medication.