Medicine Overview of Pregalex Tablet
Pregalex 150 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures and neuropathic pain
Side Effects of Pregalex are Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.
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. Pregalex 150 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Pregalex 150 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.
In Depth Information on Pregalex Tablet
You have been prescribed Pregalex 150 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. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Pregalex 150 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.
Pregalex Tablet related warnings
Pregalex 150 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregalex 150 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.
Pregalex 150 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Pregalex 150 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Pregalex 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pregalex 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pregalex 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pregalex 150 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Pregalex 150 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.
Questions Related to Pregalex
My body often pains. Specially in the morning. Someone suggested me CBC test I am attaching it. Is it alright
Dr. Pushkar Mani
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Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
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I have seizure disorder can i take medicine for lifetime plz tell me sir
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Usually, if their is no organic cause of seizure in brain, treatment is continued for 3 years of seizure free period and then gradually tapered off. If seizures re occur, then treatment may continue for life.
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Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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It is used to treat All forms of epilepsy, generalised epilepsy with absence seizures, prophylaxis of febrile convulsion, prophylaxis of post traumatic epilepsy, alcohol withdrawal, mania, nelsons syndrome.
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Epilepsy requires regular treatment with anticonvulsants like encorate chrono for at least 3 years of seizure free period after which medicines may be tapered off unless seizures reappear. At present, there are no other effective treatment options.
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Epilepsy medicines may need to be continued for longer duration if seizures recur. Medicines weather it is divalproex sodium or leviteracetam need to be taken in adequate doses for seizure control. Donot reduce medicine without doctor's advice and continue follow up with your doctor. If encourage chrono suits you better and there are no liver related side effects, it is also a good choice.
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of consciousness. Medicines for epilepsy are initially recommended for at least 3 years of seizure free interval but may continue longer depending on recurrence. Epileptic patient needs to carry a warning card or a medical emergency bracelet with identification details, his/ her epilepsy status and what people can do if fit occurs in public place. Life style modifications- 1. Take your medication correctly. Don't adjust your dosage before talking to your doctor. If you feel your medication should be changed, discuss it with your doctor. 2. Get enough sleep. Lack of sleep can trigger seizures. Be sure to get adequate rest every night. 3. Exercise. Exercising may help keep you physically healthy and reduce depression. Make sure to drink enough water and rest if you get tired during exercise.
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Frequently asked questions about Pregalex Tablet
Q. Is Pregalex a metabolite of gabapentin?
No. Pregalex a not a metabolite of gabapentin. There is a structural similarity between the two drugs and they are GABA analogue.
Q. Can Pregalex cause sedation?
Yes, use of Pregalex can cause sedation or sleepiness.
Q. Is Pregalex a beta blocker?
No. Pregalex is not a beta blocker. Pregalex is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is Pregalex a mood stabiliser?
No. Pregalex is not a mood stabiliser. Pregalex is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is Pregalex a muscle relaxant?
No. Pregalex is not a muscle relaxant. Pregalex is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is Pregalex a benzodiazepine?
No. Pregalex is not a benzodiazepine. Pregalex is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is Pregalex a painkiller?
No. Pregalex is not a pain killer. Pregalex is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
Q. Is Pregalex a steroid?
No. Pregalex is not a steriod. Pregalex is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is Pregalex a narcotic?
No. Pregalex is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine. Pregalex is a medicine which is used for conditions like neuropathic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia.
Q. Is it safe to take Pregalex with duloxetine?
If Pregalex 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 Pregalex 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.
Pregalex 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 Pregalex and gabapentin the same?
Pregalex and gabapentin are two different medicines. However, they work in a similar way and both are used for conditions like neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Pregalex is also used for treating anxiety. Please consult your doctor before using any of the medicine.
Q. Is Pregalex a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?
No, Pregalex 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 Pregalex 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 Pregalex. So, when Pregalex and opioids are used together, measures to prevent constipation may be considered (especially in female patients and elderly).
Q. Is Pregalex a controlled substance?
No, Pregalex 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 Pregalex for?
Pregalex is a prescription drug and it should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Pregalex with gabapentin?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex with sertraline?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex with naproxen?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex with tramadol?
The central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol may increase when it is taken with Pregalex 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 Pregalex with alprazolam?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex with amitriptyline?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex with ibuprofen?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex with diazepam?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex with paracetamol?
Pregalex 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 Pregalex cause swelling?
Pregalex is known to produce edema (swelling) by fluid (water) retention. Kindly consult your doctor if you develop swelling while taking Pregalex.
Q. Does Pregalex cause drowsiness (somnolence)?
One of the common side effects of Pregalex use is drowsiness (somnolence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom while taking Pregalex especially if you are taking any other medicine which can make you sleepy.
Q. Does Pregalex cause weight gain?
Weight gain can occur as a common side effect with Pregalex 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 Pregalex cause hair loss?
Clinical studies have shown that Pregalex 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 Pregalex.
Q. Does Pregalex make you tired?
Pregalex is known to cause tiredness (fatigue). Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Pregalex.
Q. Does Pregalex cause water retention?
Pregalex has been associated with fluid (water) retention and edema (swelling). Consult your doctor if you notice swelling of your body while taking Pregalex therapy.
Q. Does Pregalex make you hungry?
Pregalex is known to increase appetite (make you feel hungry). Consult your doctor if there is a significant change in your appetite while taking Pregalex.
Q. Does Pregalex cause diarrhea?
Pregalex use can cause diarrhea as a side effect. Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea while taking Pregalex.
Q. Does Pregalex help with sleep?
Pregalex is not indicated for the treatment of any sleep problems. Rather, Pregalex can cause somnolence (increased desire to sleep). Consult your doctor for the treatment of any sleep related problems.
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