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Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet


Product introduction

Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of neuropathic pain. It helps to decrease pain by controlling calcium channel activity of the nerve cells. It also provides essential nutrients to the body.

Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on what you are using it for and how well it helps your symptoms. Use it regularly and do not discontinue using it until the doctor tells you it is alright to stop.

The most common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, sleepiness, and tiredness. If you experience any side effects that does not go away or worsen, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other illnesses or disorders. It may also affect, or be affected by, some other medicines you are using so let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive sleepiness. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.


Uses of Pregastar Plus Tablet SR


Side effects of Pregastar Plus Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pregastar Plus

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements

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

How Pregastar Plus Tablet SR works

Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Pregabalin, Methylcobalamin, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) and Folic Acid. Pregabalin is an alpha 2 delta ligand which decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells. Methylcobalamin and Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) are forms of vitamin B which help in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibers and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells. Folic Acid is also a form of vitamin B which provides essential nutrients to the nerves. Together, they relieve neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Pregastar Plus Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Pregastar Plus SR 75 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet helps in treating and preventing nerve pain.
  • Its side effects are usually mild and temporary.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chances of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness.
  • 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.
  • Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet helps in treating and preventing nerve pain.
  • Its side effects are usually mild and temporary.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chances of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness.
  • 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.

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Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

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References

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  2. MedlinePlus. Vitamin B12. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Mayo Clinic. Vitamin B-6. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. MedlinePlus. Folic acid. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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