This medication is used to treat people who have moderate to severe restless legs syndrome. It’s also used to relieve shingles-related nerve pain (a painful rash due to herpes zoster infection). The medical word for this condition is postherpetic neuralgia. Gabapentin enacarbil is converted to gabapentin by your body. Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant drug that belongs to the anti-seizure drug category.
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking Gabapentin Enacarbil and every time you get a refill. If you have any concerns, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
However, the dose of Horizont is subject to the condition of the patient and the prescription of the Doctor. Never increase or decrease the dose yourself without a doctor’s advice.
What is the drug horizant used for
Since Gabapentin belongs to a class of drugs known as anti-seizure or anticonvulsant drugs, therefore, it is a very good medication for severe restless leg syndrome. It is also used in conditions of nerve pain in the legs.
Horizont drug is very effective in shingles a condition developed due to herpes zoster infection.
What is horizant medication
Horizant (gabapentin) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat individuals with moderate to severe primary Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). Horizant isn’t suggested for patients who need to sleep during the day but stay awake at night.
Horizant drug class
Gabapentin or Horizant drug belongs to a class of medication known as anti-seizure or anticonvulsant drugs. It is the most prescribed drug for moderate to severe primary Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).
Horizant drug interactions
All possible drug interactions of Horizant is not available here but most possible are given below:
- Codeine, Hydrocodone
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can horizant get you high?
There are very high chances of you may get an addiction to this drug. You should live in contact with a doctor if you feel some addiction.
What does Ingredient Horizant medication contain?
Horizont drug contains Gabapentin Enacarbil molecule 600 mg as Extended Released tablets
Does horizant make you sleepy?
Usually, when you start taking Horizont (Gabapentin) it may cause serious drowsiness, dizziness, sleepiness to you.
Is horizant a controlled substance?
No, this medication is not a controlled substance of any Narcotics act.
What is the best time to take horizant?
It should be taken after 5 PM after taking a meal.
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