Pregacent 150mg Tablet

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Crescent Therapeutics Ltd

Composition for Pregacent 150mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Neuropathic pain (Pain due to damage of nerves), Seizures, Anxiety disorder
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹13.81/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pregacent Tablet

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Uses of Pregacent Tablet

Pregacent 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, Seizures and Anxiety disorder.
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Side effects of Pregacent Tablet

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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How to use Pregacent 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pregacent 150mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pregacent Tablet works

Pregacent 150mg tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

In Depth Information on Pregacent Tablet

Expert advice for Pregacent Tablet

  • Pregacent should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Pregacent 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 Pregacent, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Pregacent.
  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Pregacent 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregacent 150mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregacent 150mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pregacent 150mg Tablet should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Pregacent 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Pregacent 150mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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 Pregacent 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pregabalin

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