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Revlin 150 MG Capsule

Manufactured byEris Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsPregabalin
Description

Revlin 150 MG Capsule is an anti-epileptic medicine used for the treatment of certain types of seizures. It is also used to relieve pain associated with nerve damage caused by conditions such as diabetes, certain viral diseases, and fibromyalgia.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Revlin 150 MG Capsule

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Memory problem
  • Fever
  • Slurred speech
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Loss of bladder control
  • Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet

Uses of Revlin 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 this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine since the combination increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, blurred vision, sweating, and muscle stiffness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    This medicine has a low abuse potential with limited physical and psychological dependence.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. However, if it becomes necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to pregabalin, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. However, if it becomes necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued.
General warnings

Kidney disease and dialysis

This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with an impaired kidney function. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended while using this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Suicidal tendencies

This medicine can cause suicidal ideation and hence, it should be used with extreme caution, especially in patients who have displayed such tendencies in the past. Close monitoring of mood and behavior is recommended for such patients. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may increase the risk of drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, etc. in some patients. Hence, it is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Withdrawal symptoms

This medicine should not be stopped abruptly, especially when used for epilepsy. The risk of adverse effects is high if it is withdrawn suddenly. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Edema

This medicine can cause fluid retention in the body and hence, it should be used with caution in patients suffering from any fluid retention disorders. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary for such patients based on the clinical condition.

Heart block

This medicine can cause heart rhythm abnormalities which could result in blockage and associated complications. Hence, it should be used with caution in patients having diseases of the heart and the blood vessels. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Use in elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients since the risk of severe adverse effects is significantly high. Suitable adjustments in dose quantity and safety monitoring may be required in such cases.

Missed Dose

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

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine since the combination increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, blurred vision, sweating, and muscle stiffness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Lorazepam

Buprenorphine

Oxycodone

Propoxyphene

Hypoglycemic agents

Azatadine

Baclofen

Disease interactions

Angioedema

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of angioedema or at risk of developing swellings of the inner layers of the skin. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as advised by the doctor. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. You are advised to continue taking this medicine for the recommended period of time. The dose to be taken is likely to be changed based on the response. Inform the doctor if symptoms don't improve after using it or any unwanted side effects like vision disturbance are experienced.
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
This medicine acts by reducing certain chemical transmitters in the brain and slowing down nerve impulses.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Gamma-aminobutyric acid analogs

Schedule

Schedule H

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