The main function of Gabapentin Australia is to control epilepsy (i.e. condition, which causes repeated seizures also known as fits). There are lots of diversified seizures types (mild, severe etc.). In addition, Gabapentin Australia successfully treats neuropathic pain (i.e. pain, which is caused by damage of nerves). Regardless of any conditions, please make sure you consult with your doctor regarding any questions related to this medicine and why you should take it. Gabapentin is available with a doctor’s prescription only. Gabapentin Australia belongs to a specific group of medications, which are called anticonvulsants. The main principle of work for this drug is via control of brain chemicals, which in fact send signals directly to nerves in order to assist in control of seizures as well as neuropathic pain. Since this medicine effectively assists to relieve pain, your physician may prescribe gabapentin Australia as an additional treatment in conjunction with your current treatment, in case if it is not effective anymore.
Your doctor should provide you with detailed description regarding how much of Gabapentin Australia you should take and when you should take it. It generally directly depends on your healthy conditions at the moment of consultation and whether along with Gabapentin you are taking some other medications. Gabapentin Australia capsules should be swallowed with a glass of water. Usually your doctor will recommend you to start with low doses of gabapentin Australia and then gradually increase the dosage up to the amount required to effectively control your epilepsy and/or neuropathic pain. Hereby, make sure you don’t stop taking gabapentin or change the dose of this drug without approval from your doctor. Ensure you keep on taking this medicine every day at the same time.
It is very important to keep monitoring your health conditions, so if you experience any side effects, don’t stop gabapentin intake without prior approval of your doctor. Hereby, it is of high importance to keep your doctor updated, if you experience any of the following:
Besides that, there may be some other serious side effects, which may require medical attention:
Gabapentin Australia is not recommended for children younger than 3 years old (for epilepsy control); younger than 18 years old (for neuropathic pain treatment). Children, who are taking gabapentin Australia, should avoid riding a bike, climbing trees or doing any other types of activities, which could potentially be harmful if they are feeling sleepy or drowsy.
Be careful with alcohol when taking this Gabapentin Australia. Combination of this drug with alcohol can cause sleepiness, dizziness or light-headedness. Hence, it is best to avoid alcohol during the period when you are taking gabapentin.
Be careful, while driving or operating any machinery, if you are uncertain yet about how gabapentin can affect you. If you or anyone else is demonstrating these alerting signs and/or symptoms of suicide during the period of taking this drug, please seek an immediate medical help.