Preega 75 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Preega Tablet

Preega 75 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures and neuropathic pain.

Preega Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Uncoordinated body movement
  • Fatigue

How to use Preega Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Preega 75 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Preega Tablet works

Preega 75 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

Preega Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Preega 75 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Preega 75 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Preega 75 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Preega 75 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Preega 75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Preega 75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Preega 75 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Preega 75 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Preega Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Preega 75 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Preega 75 mg Tablet for treating and preventing nerve pain caused by diabetes and shingles.
  • It may also be used for the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • Its side effects are usually mild and go away by themselves. 
  • It may cause sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Preega 75 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Preega with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Preega

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I suffered from brain stroke. How long can I use gabapentin 300 mg tablets ?
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. This medicine is used to calm down the neuropathic pain. You may take it till you feel better. Later your doctor may reduce the dose and stop it.
I m suffering due to pain in left testis, so I visited pgimer Chandigarh in urology deptt. There I had gone for dopler ultrasound testis and its reports are normal Now whenever I lay down at bed I felt a smaal lump in testis,when I touchdown it, the pain radiates in whole left testis Now I m feeling pain sometimes in both tastis Is it a sign of early vericoseal Or something else Pls. Suggest
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
it is a neuropathic pain and it won't show any abnormality in USG. i am worried about the lump u r talking about. its better if u consult a surgeon, PGIMER UROLOGY is the best place to go for examination. if they say its normal, its normal. for pain take pregaba m 1 od
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FAQs

Q. Is Preega a metabolite of gabapentin?

No. Preega a not a metabolite of gabapentin. There is a structural similarity between the two drugs and they are GABA analogue.

Q. Can Preega cause sedation?

Yes, use of Preega can cause sedation or sleepiness.

Q. Is Preega a beta blocker?

No. Preega is not a beta blocker. Preega is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.

Q. Is Preega a mood stabiliser?

No. Preega is not a mood stabiliser. Preega is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.

Q. Is Preega a muscle relaxant?

No. Preega is not a muscle relaxant. Preega is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.

Q. Is Preega a benzodiazepine?

No. Preega is not a benzodiazepine. Preega is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.

Q. Is Preega a painkiller?

No. Preega is not a pain killer. Preega is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Q. Is Preega a steroid?

No. Preega is not a steriod. Preega is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.

Q. Is Preega a narcotic?

No. Preega is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine. Preega is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.

Q. Is it safe to take Preega with duloxetine?

If Preega and duloxetine taken together, there is an increased risk of side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty in concentrating and motor co-ordination. Consult with your doctor if you have already taken one of the medications.

Q. What is the interaction of Preega with anticoagulants?

There is no known interaction between the two drugs but consult your doctor and inform if you are taking any of the medication.

Q. Is Preega safe?

Preega is a prescription drug and is safe to use if taken in the dose, frequency, and duration as per the doctor's advice.

Q. Are Preega and gabapentin the same?

Preega and gabapentin are two different medicines. However, they work in a similar way and both are used for conditions like neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Preega is also used for treating anxiety. Please consult your doctor before using any of the medicine.

Q. Is Preega a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?

No, Preega is not a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). IIt is a medicine which decreases pain and seizures or fits by binding to specific calcium channels and increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger in the nerve cells and is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.

Q. Can I take Preega with methadone?

Methadone is opioid in nature and It may reduce the lower gastrointestinal tract function (e.g., intestinal obstruction, paralytic ileus, constipation) especially when given with Preega. So, when Preega and opioids are used together, measures to prevent constipation may be considered (especially in female patients and elderly).

Q. Is Preega a controlled substance?

No, Preega is not a controlled substance. However, it is a prescription drug which should only be taken as per the doctor's advice.

Q. How long can I take Preega for?

Preega is a prescription drug and it should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. Can I take Preega with gabapentin?

Preega and gabapentin both act via similar mechanism and are used for treating similar conditions. They may also enhance each other's depressant action, so, taking both together is not recommended as you may feel more sleepy and need to take more precautions while driving or using machines. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

Q. Can I take Preega with sertraline?

Preega may increase the depressant action of sertraline. Taking them together can make you feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.

Q. Can I take Preega with naproxen?

Preega and naproxen are not known to have any clinically relevant interaction. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both them together.

Q. Can I take Preega with tramadol?

The central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol may increase when it is taken with Preega and you can feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking both the medications together.

Q. Can I take Preega with alprazolam?

Preega can be taken with alprazolam as no interactions have been clinically observed. However, as both the medicines have the tendency to cause sleepiness, so caution may be needed in case both the medicines are used together as it may affect your ability to drive or work on a machine. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.

Q. Can I take Preega with amitriptyline?

Preega is known to increase the depressant action of amitriptyline. Taking the two medicines together can make you feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking the medications together.

Q. Can I take Preega with ibuprofen?

Preega is not known to have any interaction with ibuprofen and they can be taken together. However, consult your doctor before taking these medications together.

Q. Can I take Preega with diazepam?

Preega may enhance the depressant effects of diazepam when used together. Taking them together can make you feel more sleepy, so, you should be careful while driving or if you are working with a machine. Consult your doctor before taking these medicines together.

Q. Can I take Preega with paracetamol?

Preega is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. They can be safely taken together. However, consult your doctor before taking these drugs together as interactions may occur.

Q. Does Preega cause swelling?

Preega is known to produce edema (swelling) by fluid (water) retention. Kindly consult your doctor if you develop swelling while taking Preega.

Q. Does Preega cause drowsiness (somnolence)?

One of the common side effects of Preega use is drowsiness (somnolence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom while taking Preega especially if you are taking any other medicine which can make you sleepy.

Q. Does Preega cause weight gain?

Weight gain can occur as a common side effect with Preega use. It can be a result of increased appetite (feeling hungry) and fluid (water) retention. Consult your doctor if there is any change in your weight during therapy.

Q. Does Preega cause hair loss?

Clinical studies have shown that Preega can cause hair loss (alopecia) in some patients. It has also been associated with hirsutism (excessive hair growth). Consult your doctor if you notice any difference in your hair growth while taking Preega.

Q. Does Preega make you tired?

Preega is known to cause tiredness (fatigue). Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Preega.

Q. Does Preega cause water retention?

Preega has been associated with fluid (water) retention and edema (swelling). Consult your doctor if you notice swelling of your body while taking Preega therapy.

Q. Does Preega make you hungry?

Preega is known to increase appetite (make you feel hungry). Consult your doctor if there is a significant change in your appetite while taking Preega.

Q. Does Preega cause diarrhea?

Preega use can cause diarrhea as a side effect. Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea while taking Preega.

Q. Does Preega help with sleep?

Preega is not indicated for the treatment of any sleep problems. Rather, Preega can cause somnolence (increased desire to sleep). Consult your doctor for the treatment of any sleep related problems.
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