Pregabalin

Pregabalin Uses

Pregabalin is used for Seizures, Diabetic Neuropathy, Spinal Cord Injury

How Pregabalin Works

Pregabalin may contribute to analgesic and anticonvulsant effects by binding to sites in CNS.

Common side effects of Pregabalin

Ataxia, Dizziness, Somnolence, Tremor, Abnormal Gait, Abnormal Thinking, Amnesia, Anxiety, Asthenia, Confusion, Depersonalization, Euphoria, Headache, Hypesthesia, Hypertonia, Incoordination, Myoclonus, Nervousness, Vertigo

Interaction

Drug :ACE inhibitors: May increase risk of swelling and hives with concomitant use. Monitor patient.

CNS depressants: May have additive effects on cognitive and gross motor function. Monitor patient for increased dizziness and somnolence.

Pioglitazone, rosiglitazone: May cause additive fluid retention and weight gain. Monitor patient closely.

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