Polypentin 100mg Tablet
Gabapentin is an antiepileptic used effectively as monotherapy or an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures with or without secondary generalization for patients 12 years old and above. It is also effective as an adjunctive therapy for partial seizures in pediatric patients 3-12 years old. Gabapentin is also used in the management of neuropathic pain and restless leg syndrome in adults 18 years old and above.
Benefit has been reported from the use of gabapentin for prophylaxis of migraine and cluster headaches, and for the treatment of post herpetic neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. Gabapentin has been found to control pain, spasm and spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Other indications where gabapentin may be beneficial includes intractable hiccups, hot flushes, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, motor neuronal disease, Parkinsonism, post-operative pain, soft tissue rheumatism and stiff man syndrome. Gabapentin has psychotropic properties and may be used in the management of the following psychiatric disorders including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety disorder.
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Each capsule contains:
- Gabapentin 100 mg