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Nuramed 150 MG Capsule

Manufactured byZydus Cadila
ContainsPregabalin
Description
Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve damage) and fibromyalgia (severe muscle pain and tenderness). It relieves pain by decreasing certain chemicals substances that transfer pain signals from the brain. It is also used in the treatment of certain types of anxiety disorders and epilepsy (abnormal electrical activity in the brain). Nuramed 150 MG Capsule shows side effects like dry mouth, swelling in your arms or feet, weight gain, weakness, confusion, and fatigue. These symptoms may subside by themselves, consult your doctor if they bother you. You can manage weight gain with regular exercise. Avoid driving or operating heavy machines as it may cause drowsiness. Nuramed 150 MG Capsule may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will determine the dosage and duration of taking this medication based on your condition. You should take it at the same time every day for better results. You should never take more than the prescribed dose as it is habit-forming medicine and it may lead to undesired effects. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms like headache, mood swings, irritation, etc. Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have any kidney or heart problems. It is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age as no safety and efficacy data is not established. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking Nuramed 150 MG Capsule.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Nuramed 150 MG Capsule

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Blurred vision
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Lack of coordination
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Loss of bladder control
  • Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Confusion

Uses of Nuramed 150 MG Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for Nuramed 150 MG Capsule to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Nuramed 150 MG Capsule remains active in your body is not clinically established. It may remain in your body for 1-2 days.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Nuramed 150 MG Capsule. It may increase the risk of side effects like dizziness, blurred vision, sweating, and impaired ability to think. It is not recommended to perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving or operating machines.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    Nuramed 150 MG Capsule has a low abuse potential with limited physical and psychological dependence.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is not recommended during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is not recommended while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is not recommended if you are previously allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is not recommended during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is not recommended while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Kidney disease

Use Nuramed 150 MG Capsule with caution if you have kidney problems as this medicine is excreted via the urine. Your doctor will closely monitor your kidney function while using this medicine. Your doctor may recommend dose adjustment or an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

Suicidal tendencies

Use Nuramed 150 MG Capsule with caution as it can cause suicidal thoughts, especially if you have displayed such tendencies in your past. Close monitoring of mood and behaviour is recommended. Inform your doctor if you experience any symptoms.

Driving or operating machines

Use of Nuramed 150 MG Capsule may increase the risk of drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, etc. Hence, avoid performing any activities such as driving or operating machines if you experience any of these symptoms.

Withdrawal symptoms

Sudden discontinuation of Nuramed 150 MG Capsule may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, mood swings, depression, nervousness, etc. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Heart disease

Use Nuramed 150 MG Capsule with caution if you have heart problems as it causes abnormal heart rhythm which could result in further complications. This medicine may also cause retention of fluid in your body and increase the risk of heart failure. It is more likely to occur in elderly people with compromised heart function. Your doctor will closely monitor the functioning of your heart.

Other medicines

Nuramed 150 MG Capsule may interact with other medicines and may cause side effects. Hence, inform your doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning the treatment.

Use in children and adolesecent

Nuramed 150 MG Capsule is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Potential for abuse

Nuramed 150 MG Capsule may cause dependency, especially if you have used other recreational medicines in the past. Inform your doctor if you had a history of substance abuse before receiving this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative.

High creatinine kinase levels

Myopathy is a condition in which the muscles do not function properly leading to muscle weakness. Use Nuramed 150 MG Capsule with caution in such conditions as this medicine causes an increase in the creatine kinase levels which may worsen your condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose of Nuramed 150 MG Capsule as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment or contact your doctor in case of an overdose for further guidance.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Nuramed 150 MG Capsule. It may increase the risk of side effects like dizziness, blurred vision, sweating, and impaired ability to think. It is not recommended to perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving or operating machines.
Interaction with Medicine

Lorazepam

Buprenorphine

Oxycodone

Propoxyphene

Azatadine

Pioglitazone

Ramipril

Disease interactions

Angioedema

Angioedema is swellings of the inner layers of your skin. Use Nuramed 150 MG Capsule with caution if you have a known history of angioedema as this medicine may increase the risk. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative based on your clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Nuramed 150 MG Capsule may be taken with or without food. Do not chew or break the capsule in your mouth. Take this medicine exactly as advised by your doctor for the recommended duration. Avoid taking larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Take this medicine at the same time every day for the ease of remembering. Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if you experience any side effects. Avoid the consumption of alcohol as it may lead to undesired effects.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Nuramed 150 MG Capsule acts by reducing the action of certain chemical substances in the brain. Thus, it impairs the transmission of pain signals from the brain and provides pain relief.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Gamma-aminobutyric acid analogs, Anticonvulsants

Schedule

Schedule H

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