Generic name: Prednisone Common Brand name: Rayos, Deltasone. Prednisone is a corticosteroids which decreases your immune system's response to various diseases to reduce symptoms such as inflammation and allergic-type reactions. Prednisone is used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, blood disorders, breathing…
Generic Name: Gabapentin
Brand Names: Gralise, Neurontin, Gabarone
Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug. It is used for controlling partial seizures. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to control seizures for as long as you continue to take it.
Gabapentin works in the brain to prevent seizures and relieve pain for certain conditions in the nervous system. It is not used for routine pain caused by minor injuries or arthritis, fibromyalgia.
What Are Gabapentin’s Side Effects?
- Dizziness and drowsiness
- Doubled or blurred Vision
- Swelling of the hands/ankles/feet
- weight gain
- Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
- Tremors or loss of coordination
Are There Any Psychiatric Side Effects That Come From Taking Gabapentin?
There are some rare side effects, which include the following symptoms:
- Decreased or increased libido
- Anxiety attacks
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, mental/mood problems (such as depression, suicidal thoughts), use/abuse of drugs/alcohol, breathing problems.