Gabastar? (Gabapentin) is indicated for Neuropathic Pain,Adjunctive therapy in partial seizure and secondary generalized seizure.
(in Tablet form)
Neuropathic Pain: The treatment may be initiated as a single 300 mg dose on Day-1, than 300 mg twice on Day-2 and 300 mg thrice on Day-3. The dose can be subsequently be titrated up as needed for pain relief to a daily dose of 1800 mg (divided TID).
Epilepsy: Patients over 12 years of age – the effective dose of GabastarÂ® is 900 to 1800 mg/day given in three divided doses. The starting dose is 300 mg three times a day.
Paediatric patients age 3-12 years- the starting dose should range from 10-15 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses, and the effective dose reached by upward titration over a period of approximately three days.
In case of renal impaired patients Gabapentin doses must be reduced.
Gabapentin can be taken orally with or without food.
Manufacturer: Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.