Pregalin

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Pregalin

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Pregalin Information

Pregalin is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule,Tablet. Neuropathic Pain, Epilepsy, Anxiety are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Pregalin have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Pregalin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Pregalin can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Pregalin go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Pregalin is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Pregalin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Pregalin related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Pregalin are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Pregalin have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Pregalin is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Pregalin Benefits & Uses
  2. Pregalin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Pregalin Side Effects
  4. Pregalin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Pregalin with Other Drugs
  6. Pregalin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Pregalin
  8. Pregalin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Pregalin Benefits & Uses

Pregalin is used to treat the following -

  1. Neuropathic Pain Primary
  2. Epilepsy Primary
  3. Anxiety Primary
  4. Panic Attack and Disorder
  5. Spinal Cord Injury
  6. Fibromyalgia
  7. Diabetic Neuropathy
  8. Back Pain
  9. Trigeminal Neuralgia
  10. Sciatica
  11. Nerve Weakness
  12. Diabetic Nephropathy Primary
  13. Neuritis

Pregalin Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Pregalin

Pregabalin

Pregalin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Pregalin is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Dizziness Moderate
  3. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  4. Fatigue Mild
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Weight gain
  7. Tremor
  8. Infection
  9. Anxiety Mild
  10. Flatulence Mild
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Euphoria
  13. Blurred vision
  14. Peripheral Edema
  15. Difficulty breathing

Pregalin Related Warnings

Is the use of Pregalin safe for pregnant women?

Pregalin can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Pregalin, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Pregalin safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Pregalin may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Pregalin should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Pregalin on the Kidneys?

Pregalin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Pregalin on the Liver?

Pregalin is not harmful for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Pregalin on the Heart?

Pregalin is completely safe for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Pregalin with Other Drugs

Pregalin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Pregalin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pregalin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Suicidal Tendency
  2. Depression
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Diabetes
  5. Heart Failure
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Angioedema

Frequently asked Questions about Pregalin

Is this Pregalin habit forming or addictive?

Pregalin is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Pregalin as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Pregalin only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Pregalin can treat mental disorders.

Yes

Pregalin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pregalin

You can take Pregalin with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Pregalin

Taking alcohol with Pregalin can be dangerous.

Severe

Pregalin FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can Pregalin cause low blood pressure?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Rarely, Pregalin can cause low blood pressure (hypotension). There are no such cases reported. However, if you experience sudden low blood pressure after taking this drug. Have a salty mixture lemonade or tolerable salt water for quick relief. Do not forget to inform your doctor about the episode.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Pregalin cause memory loss?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Pregalin may cause memory loss and confusion according to FDA reports. Inform your doctor if you are experiencing a certain amount of memory loss while taking this drug.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Pregalin cause insomnia?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Pregalin can cause insomnia. If the patient abruptly discontinues the Pregalin, insomnia, nausea, headache, and diarrhea may occur. Therefore, please take medicine in the prescribed format.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Pregalin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

Pregalin is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to consume this medicine if you don't require it.

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Pregalin safe to use?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Pregalin is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor, however, few side effects have been observed such as susceptibility to infections, headache, and flatulence.  

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lyrica (pregabalin)
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1048-1049
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 420
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