Sonaxa 50 Capsule
Sonaxa 50mg Capsule is an anticonvulsant and is considered to be the first-line of treatment for neurotic pain, shingles, seizures and fibromyalgia. It is used for the treatment of diabetic nerve pain, epilepsy, spinal cord injury, restless leg syndrome and generalised anxiety disorder.
Sonaxa 50mg Capsule works by binding to a certain region of the brain and reducing the pain signals sent out by the damaged nerves of the body. This medication is not recommended for you if you are pregnant, or have an allergic reaction towards any of its ingredients. Some medicines interact with it.
Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following:
Angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitors
Benzodiazepines or narcotic pain medicines
Thiazolidinedione antidiabetic agents
The initial dose for this drug is usually 50 mg, taken orally 3 times a day. the dosage can later be increased depending on efficacy and tolerability. Ensure your doctor is informed if you have any of the following medical conditions before starting the medication, if you are/have:
Congestive heart failure, irregular heartbeat, diabetes, bleeding problems, muscle problems, highballed pressure or low platelet count.
Improper kidney functioning or are on dialysis.
History of angioedema.
Pregnant, planning to be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Take any other medicines, dietary supplements or herbal preparations.
Mental or mood problems, suicidal thoughts, or are dealing with depression.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
Nausea Or Vomiting
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include agitation, mental confusion, excessive drowsiness.
This medication is a GABA analogue and binds to the voltage-gated calcium channels in the central nervous system. This causes a reduced release of neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, substance P thus slowing down nerve signals.