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Pregalex 75 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Pregalex Tablet

Pregalex 75 mg Tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine. It is used to treat nerve pain and control certain types of seizures. Some side effects of this medicine include dizziness, sleepiness, fatigue and uncoordinated body movements. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly without consulting your doctor as it may increase the occurrence of fits.

Uses of Pregalex Tablet

Pregalex Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Impaired concentration
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Difficulty in paying attention

How to use Pregalex 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. Pregalex 75 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pregalex Tablet works

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

Pregalex Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregalex 75 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregalex 75 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Pregalex 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
Pregalex 75 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pregalex 75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pregalex 75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Pregalex 75 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pregalex 75 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pregalex Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Pregalex 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

  • Take it only as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. 
  • It may cause sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause blurring or loss of vision. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any vision changes.
  • 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 Pregalex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. What is Pregalex and what is it used for?

Pregalex belongs to anticonvulsants class of medicines. It is used to treat seizures and anxiety. It is also helpful in treating nerve pain (neuropathic pain) which could be due to diabetes, shingles, or injury. It is also used in fibromyalgia (a long-lasting condition that may cause pain, muscle stiffness and tenderness, tiredness, and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep).

Q. Pregalex has varied roles, does it work in the same way for each disease?

No, Pregalex works in different ways for different diseases. In epilepsy, it stops seizures by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain. In anxiety, it stops your brain from releasing chemicals that make you feel anxious. In nerve pain, it blocks pain messages travelling from brain to spine.

Q. I have been prescribed Pregalex for pain due to shingles. When can I expect relief from pain?

For pregabalin to work, the medicine requires time. It may require a few weeks to see full benefits. However, people have felt relief from pain after a week of starting Pregalex.

Q. How long do I need to take Pregalex?

Duration for the use of Pregalex depends on the condition for which you are taking this medicine. If you are taking it for epilepsy, which if controlled by Pregalex, you may have to continue it for years. If you are taking it for pain or anxiety, it is likely that once your symptoms have gone you will have to continue taking it for several months to ensure stopping the problem from coming back.

Q. Is it necessary to continue taking Pregalex even if I feel fine?

Even if you feel fine, you should not stop Pregalex. If you are taking it for epilepsy and suddenly stop its consumption, you may have seizures that will not stop. If you are taking it for any other reason you may experience anxiety, difficulty in sleeping, feeling sick, pain, and sweating. These can be prevented if dose of Pregalex is reduced gradually.

Q. Is Pregalex addictive?

Addiction is more common in people who take Pregalex for unauthorized indications and take it more than the dose prescribed. A person with a history of previous drug abuse should not be prescribed Pregalex. Long-term use of pregabalin may result in addiction in some people. Inform your doctor if you feel you are becoming physically dependent on Pregalex.

Q. Can I take diazepam and Pregalex together?

Yes, Pregalex and diazepam can be used together but there might be a chance of increased side effects, since both act on the brain to depress excessive activity.

Q. Can Pregalex and gabapentin be taken together for fibromyalgia?

Yes, they can be used together but chances of side effects may be higher with their combined use.

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