Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil)
What is Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil) used for?
Note that this product is produced in Japan and does not contain English instructions.
Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil) is an oral anti-epileptic medicine prescribed to treat patients with seizure disorders such as epilepsy. The medicine operates by balancing certain chemicals in the brain to prevent rapid nerve impulses associated with the occurrence of seizures. It may also be effective for preventing migraines or pain caused by diabetic neuropathy. Your doctor may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil)?
Always use Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil) according to the directions provided by your doctor to get the most effective results from treatment. The typical dosage is one tablet taken each day, but the best regimen will be determined by your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Always swallow these tablets with a large glass of water. They may be taken with or without food but a meal is recommended before use if you experience nausea. Never crush or split the tablets before use to avoid destroying or changing the effects of their contents. Always ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil)?
The use of Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
More serious side effects possibly requiring medical attention are increased seizure frequency, confusion, sensitive skin, easier bruising, severe nausea or vomiting, urinary retention, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, or a severe skin reaction. Tell your doctor as soon as you experience any symptoms that worry you to make sure the correct alterations are made to your regimen including lower doses or reduced frequency of administration.
Do not begin using Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil) if you are allergic to gabapentin or lactose intolerant. Also inform your physician if you are elderly, if the patient being treated is a young child, if you have diabetes, or if you have decreased kidney function as these conditions may cause unexpected complications during treatment.
Strictly use Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Regnite (Gabapentin Enacarbil) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.