Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet

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Composition for Pregastar Plus 75mg Tablet SR

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Primarily used for

Neuropathic pain, Seizures, Anxiety disorder
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₹11.98/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pregastar Plus Tablet SR

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Uses of Pregastar Plus Tablet SR

Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, seizures and anxiety disorder.
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Side effects of Pregastar Plus Tablet SR

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Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movement, Fatigue.

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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 an antiepileptic medication. It decreases pain and seizures by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.

In Depth Information on Pregastar Plus Tablet SR

Expert advice for Pregastar Plus Tablet SR

  • Pregastar plus should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Pregastar plus 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 Pregastar plus, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Pregastar plus.
  • 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 Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregastar Plus SR 75 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
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is probably usafe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet should be used with caution in p
atients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Pregastar Plus SR 75 Tablet is probably safe to use in patie
nts 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Tramazac HP 50mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pregastar Plus 75mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Pregabalin

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