PREGABA 75MG TABLET SR

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Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for PREGABA 75MG TABLET SR

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Primarily used for

Neuropathic Pain, epilepsy, anxiety disorder
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹13.0/tablet sr
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of PREGABA TABLET SR

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Uses of PREGABA TABLET SR

Pregaba 75mg tablet sr is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
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Side effects of PREGABA TABLET SR

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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How to use PREGABA TABLET SR

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pregaba 75mg tablet sr at a fixed time.

How PREGABA TABLET SR works

Pregaba 75mg tablet sr decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

In Depth Information on PREGABA TABLET SR

Expert advice for PREGABA TABLET SR

  • Notify your doctor if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Pregabalin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for PREGABA 75MG TABLET SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregaba 75mg tablet sr may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregaba 75mg tablet sr 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
MEZOLAM 7.5MG INJECTION, TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION, BENADRYL DR DRY COUGH ACTIVE RELIEF SYRUP, MEDZOL 1MG INJECTION

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pregabalin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PREGABA 75MG TABLET SR

Frequently asked questions for Pregabalin

Q. What is Tmax (the time is taken to reach the maximum concentration) of Pregabalin?
Tmax (the time taken to reach the maximum concentration) of Pregabalin is 1.5 hours.
Q. Which is the best medication for diabetic neuropathy, Amitriptyline or Pregabalin?
Both are effective in diabetic neuropathy, however, amitriptyline has more side effects than Pregabalin.
Q. Is Pregabalin a metabolite of gabapentin?
No. Pregabalin a not a metabolite of gabapentin. There is a structural similarity between the two drugs and they are GABA analogue.
Q. Can Pregabalin cause sedation?
Yes. Pregabalin causes sedation or sleepiness.
Q. Is Pregabalin barbiturates?
No. Pregabalin is not a barbiturate. It belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants.
Q. Is Pregabalin a beta blocker?
No. Pregabalin is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants.
Q. Is Pregabalin a mood stabiliser?
No. Pregabalin is not a mood stabiliser. It belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants.
Q. Is Pregabalin a prodrug of gabapentin?
No. Pregabalin a not a prodrug of gabapentin. There is a structural similarity between the two drugs and they are GABA analogue.
Q. Is Pregabalin a muscle relaxant?
No. Pregabalin is not a muscle relaxant. It belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants.
Q. Is Pregabalin a benzodiazepine?
No. Pregabalin is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants
Q. Is Pregabalin a painkiller?
No. Pregabalin is not a pain killer. It is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
Q. Is Pregabalin a steroid?
No. Pregabalin is not a steriod. It belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants.
Q. Is Pregabalin a narcotic?
No. Pregabalin is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. Is Pregabalin an anxiolytic?
Yes. It is used in anxiety disorders.
Q. What are the interactions of Pregabalin with duloxetine?
If Pregabalin 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 Pregabalin 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. What is the interaction of Pregabalin with anticoagulants?
No, pregabalin is not a muscle relaxant. It is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is pregabalin safe?
Pregabalin is a prescription drug and is safe to use if taken in the dose, frequency, and duration as per the doctor's advice.
Q. Is pregabalin safe in pregnancy?
Animal studies with pregabalin have shown harmful effects, but there is not enough human data to establish the drug's safety in humans during pregnancy. The drug should be avoided during pregnancy unless clearly indicated by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are pregnant or you are planning to become pregnant.
Q. Are pregabalin and gabapentin the same?
Pregabalin and gabapentin are two different medicines. However, they work in a similar way and both are used for conditions like neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Pregabalin is also used for treating anxiety. Please consult your doctor before using any of the medicine.
Q. Is pregabalin safe during lactation (breastfeeding)?
Pregabalin is known to be excreted in human milk and therefore should be avoided by nursing mothers. Nursing the baby should be stopped if the drug has to be continued during lactation. Consult your doctor before taking the drug during lactation.
Q. Is pregabalin a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?
No, pregabalin 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 pregabalin 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 pregabalin. So, when pregabalin and opioids are used together, measures to prevent constipation may be considered (especially in female patients and elderly).
Q. Is pregabalin a controlled substance?
No, pregabalin 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 pregabalin for?
Pregabalin is a prescription drug and it should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take pregabalin with gabapentin?
Pregabalin 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 pregabalin with sertraline?
Pregabalin 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 pregabalin with naproxen?
Pregabalin 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 pregabalin with tramadol?
The central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol may increase when it is taken with pregabalin 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 pregabalin with alprazolam?
Pregabalin 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 pregabalin with amitriptyline?
Pregabalin 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 pregabalin with ibuprofen?
Pregabalin 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 pregabalin with diazepam?
Pregabalin 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 pregabalin with paracetamol?
Pregabalin 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. Can I take pregabalin with alcohol?
Pregabalin and alcohol can increase each other's effect when taken at the same time. You can feel more sleepy and this can affect your driving skills and ability to operate machines. So, both should generally be avoided together. Consult your doctor before taking this drug with alcohol.
Q. Does pregabalin cause swelling?
Pregabalin is known to produce edema (swelling) by fluid (water) retention. Kindly consult your doctor if you develop swelling while taking pregabalin.
Q. Does pregabalin cause drowsiness (somnolence)?
One of the common side effects of pregabalin use is drowsiness (somnolence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom while taking pregabalin especially if you are taking any other medicine which can make you sleepy.
Q. Does pregabalin cause weight gain?
Wight gain can occur as a common side effect with pregabalin 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 pregabalin cause hair loss?
Clinical studies have shown that pregabalin 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 pregabalin.
Q. Does pregabalin make you tired?
Pregabalin is known to cause tiredness (fatigue). Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking pregabalin.
Q. Does pregabalin cause water retention?
Pregabalin has been associated with fluid (water) retention and edema (swelling). Consult your doctor if you notice swelling of your body while taking pregabalin therapy.
Q. Does pregabalin make you hungry?
Pregabalin is known to increase appetite (make you feel hungry). Consult your doctor if there is a significant change in your appetite while taking pregabalin.
Q. Does pregabalin cause diarrhea?
Pregabalin use can cause diarrhea as a side effect. Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea while taking pregabalin.
Q. Does pregabalin help with sleep?
Pregabalin is not indicated for the treatment of any sleep problems. Rather, pregabalin can cause somnolence (increased desire to sleep). Consult your doctor for the treatment of any sleep related problems.
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