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Nervmax tablet, numbness in fingers, giddiness

Hi, My mother who is 72 yrs old has been prescribed nervmax tab one per day for 15 days, as she feels numbness in three fingers of her right hand . She has already taken the same for two days. She has already undergone by pass Surgery 9 months back and is taking BP & blood thinner medicines. She has started feeling very giddy in the morning for last two days, is it the side effect of this medicine? Best regards, N. Ved.
Asked On : Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi there.

Thanks for the query.

Does she have loss of consciousness, chest pain ?

Any coldness of the affected hand ?

If symptoms like giddiness, numb fingers appear after a bypass surgery even though she is on blood thinners, she needs to be investigated to make sure her stent is not getting blocked.

Nervmax has 2 medicines in it. Pregabalin which is a nerve pain killer can produce dizziness and loss of balance along with increased drowsiness and sleepiness. Other medicine is Vitamin B which will not cause these side effects.

If you feel her dizziness is getting worse or her affected hand is getting cold, kindly consult her Doctor.

Wishing good health.


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