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Pregabel 75mg Capsule

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Composition for Pregabel 75mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Pregabel 75mg Capsule

Neuropathic pain, Seizures, Anxiety disorder
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MRP
120
₹12/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pregabel Capsule

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Uses of Pregabel Capsule

Pregabel 75mg Capsule is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, seizures and anxiety disorder.
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Pregabel Capsule side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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How to use Pregabel Capsule

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. Pregabel 75mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pregabel Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Pregabel Capsule

Expert advice for Pregabel Capsule

  • Pregabel 75mg Capsule should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Pregabel 75mg Capsule without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Pregabel 75mg Capsule, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Pregabel 75mg Capsule.
  • 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
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Pregabel Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Pregabel Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregabel 75mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregabel 75mg Capsule 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
Pregabel 75mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Pregabel 75mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pregabel 75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pregabel 75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Pregabel 75mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pregabel 75mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pregabel Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Pregabel 75mg Capsule, 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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Frequently asked questions about Pregabel Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Pregabalin

No. Pregabel a not a metabolite of gabapentin. There is a structural similarity between the two drugs and they are GABA analogue.
Yes, use of Pregabel can cause sedation or sleepiness.
No. Pregabel is not a beta blocker. Pregabel is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Pregabel is not a mood stabiliser. Pregabel is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Pregabel is not a muscle relaxant. Pregabel is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Pregabel is not a benzodiazepine. Pregabel is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Pregabel is not a pain killer. Pregabel is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
No. Pregabel is not a steriod. Pregabel is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
No. Pregabel is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine. Pregabel is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is it safe to take Pregabel with duloxetine?
If Pregabel 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 Pregabel 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 Pregabel safe?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel and gabapentin the same?
Pregabel and gabapentin are two different medicines. However, they work in a similar way and both are used for conditions like neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Pregabel is also used for treating anxiety. Please consult your doctor before using any of the medicine.
Q. Is Pregabel a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?
No, Pregabel 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 Pregabel 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 Pregabel. So, when Pregabel and opioids are used together, measures to prevent constipation may be considered (especially in female patients and elderly).
Q. Is Pregabel a controlled substance?
No, Pregabel 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 Pregabel for?
Pregabel is a prescription drug and it should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Pregabel with gabapentin?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel with sertraline?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel with naproxen?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel with tramadol?
The central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol may increase when it is taken with Pregabel 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 Pregabel with alprazolam?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel with amitriptyline?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel with ibuprofen?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel with diazepam?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel with paracetamol?
Pregabel 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 Pregabel cause swelling?
Pregabel is known to produce edema (swelling) by fluid (water) retention. Kindly consult your doctor if you develop swelling while taking Pregabel.
Q. Does Pregabel cause drowsiness (somnolence)?
One of the common side effects of Pregabel use is drowsiness (somnolence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom while taking Pregabel especially if you are taking any other medicine which can make you sleepy.
Q. Does Pregabel cause weight gain?
Weight gain can occur as a common side effect with Pregabel 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 Pregabel cause hair loss?
Clinical studies have shown that Pregabel 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 Pregabel.
Q. Does Pregabel make you tired?
Pregabel is known to cause tiredness (fatigue). Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Pregabel.
Q. Does Pregabel cause water retention?
Pregabel has been associated with fluid (water) retention and edema (swelling). Consult your doctor if you notice swelling of your body while taking Pregabel therapy.
Q. Does Pregabel make you hungry?
Pregabel is known to increase appetite (make you feel hungry). Consult your doctor if there is a significant change in your appetite while taking Pregabel.
Q. Does Pregabel cause diarrhea?
Pregabel use can cause diarrhea as a side effect. Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea while taking Pregabel.
Q. Does Pregabel help with sleep?
Pregabel is not indicated for the treatment of any sleep problems. Rather, Pregabel can cause somnolence (increased desire to sleep). Consult your doctor for the treatment of any sleep related problems.

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Taking Pregabel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pregabel with Chlordiazepoxide
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Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium, Cebrum, Vizep, Tridium
Pregabel with Nalbuphine
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Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin, Ruffy
Pregabel with Butorphanol
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Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Pregabel with Pentazocine
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Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Pregabel with Morphine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy
Pregabel with Dextropropoxyphene
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dextropropoxyphene: Parvodex
Pregabel with Etizolam
MODERATE
Pregabel with Midazolam
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Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest, Midacip, Midaspray, Midzol
Pregabel with Flurazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Pregabel with Codeine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf, Codine Sulphate, Codeine Phosphate
Pregabel with Fentanyl
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Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Durogesic, Fent, Trofentyl
Pregabel with Ethylmorphine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
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