Pegamax is a medicine used to relieve pain caused by nerve damage (neuropathic pain) due to diabetes, shingles (herpes zoster infection), spinal cord in... View More
Uses of Pegamax
Side effects of Pegamax
How to use Pegamax
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pegamax may be taken with or without food, but it... View More
How Pegamax works
Pegamax is an antiepileptic medication. When given for epilepsy, it is believed to work by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain, thus ... View More
What if you forget to take Pegamax?
If you miss a dose of Pegamax, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Post herpetic Neuralgia, Partial seizures, Pain from diabetic neuropathy, Neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Neuropathic pain, Postherpetic Neuralgia Adult: Initially, 150 mg/day, may increase to 300 mg/day after 3-7 days. Max: 600 mg/day after a 7-day i... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis: 25-100 mg immediately after each 4-hr haemodialysis session. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 30 to <60 75 mg/day.... View More
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy, lactation. Driving or working with machines, or do other dangerous activities.
Mode of Action
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>10% Dizziness (8-45%),Somnolence (4-36%),Peripheral edema (16%),Ataxia (1-20%),Fatigue (5-11%),Xerostomia (1-15%),Weight gain (16%),Tremor (11%),Blurr... View More
May potentiate the effects of lorazepam. Additive CNS depressant effects w/ opiates and benzodiazepines. May increase risk of angioedema w/ ACE inhibito... View More