Pregabalin

VIBPREG

COMPOSITION
PREGABALIN75MG
SPECIFICATION
FORMCAPSULE
PACKING10X10
PACKING TYPEBLISTER
MRP1100

DESCRIPTION

Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain, epilepsy and generalized anxiety disorder.[A31161] It presents antihyperalgesic actions by binding to the α2δ subunit of the voltage-dependent calcium channels without presenting antinociceptive actions.[A31162] Pregabalin is marketed by Pfizer under the trade name Lyrica and Lyrica Cr (extended release).[L1006] It is considered to have a dependence liability if misused, and is classified as a Schedule V drug in the U.S.[A31161]

SIDE EFFECTS

Most common adverse reactions presented in clinical trials are dizziness, somnolence, peripheral edema, nausea, blurred vision, dry mouth and weight gain.[FDA label]

INDICATION

Pregabalin is used for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy or spinal cord injury, and postherpetic neuralgia. It is not approved for the management of fibromyalgia or as adjuntive therapy for adult partial onset seizures.[FDA label]