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Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition

PREGABALIN-50MG

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's

Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's belongs to a group of medications called 'anti-convulsant' primarily used in the prevention of neuropathic pain, epilepsy (seizures episodes), fibromyalgia (musculoskeletal pain), and neuralgia (pain due to damaged/irritated nerve). Neuropathic pain is a chronic nerve pain usually caused by damaged nerves due to a variety of diseases like diabetes, shingles (viral infection that causes a painful rash), or spinal cord injury, injuries to tissue, muscles, or joints.

Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's contains 'Pregabalin' that works by calming the damaged or overactive nerves in your body that may cause nerve or musculoskeletal pain or seizures. Besides this, it also decreases the number of pain signals sent out by damaged nerves in the body.

Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's can be taken with or without a meal with a full glass of water. A person taking Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's might experience side effects like dizziness, somnolence (sleepiness/drowsiness), dry mouth, oedema (fluid overload with swelling), blurred vision, weight gain and thinking abnormal (primarily difficulty with concentration/attention). Although, not every person faces the side effects of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's, and even some of the unpleasant effects of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's do not require medical attention.

The use of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's restricted in persons who are a known history of allergic to any of the ingredients present in this medicine. Tell your doctor if you are facing symptoms of suicidal ideation or behaviour, drug addiction, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, muscle pain, soreness, or weakness, kidney, liver, or heart diseases.  Caution is required before giving Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's to the pregnant or breastfeeding women. The safety and effectiveness in children less than 18 years of age have not been established, so Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's should not be given to them.

Uses of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's

Neuropathic pain (nerve pain), Epilepsy (seizures/fits), Fibromyalgia (musculoskeletal pain)

Medicinal Benefits

Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's belongs to a group of medications called 'anticonvulsants' used to prevent neuropathic pain (pain due to damaged nerves), fibromyalgia (musculoskeletal pain), and epilepsy (fits). It works by calming the damaged or overactive nerves in your body that may cause pain or seizures, thereby decreasing the number of pain signals sent out by damaged nerves in the body. Overall it reduces the pain which has been damaged or irritated due to conditions like chronic conditions, diabetes, trauma, or epilepsy. Off label use of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's is in the treatment of anxiety disorder to calm overactive nerve signals.

Directions for Use

Oral tablet/capsule: Use Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's exactly as prescribed by a doctor. Take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's with food for better absorption and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it.Oral solution: If you are prescribed Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's in oral solution form, shake the bottle well before use and take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's with food. Take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's in doses as prescribed by a doctor with the help of a measuring cup provided.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's

A person taking Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's might experience side effects like dizziness, somnolence (sleepiness/drowsiness), dry mouth, oedema (fluid overload with swelling), blurred vision, weight gain and thinking abnormal (primarily difficulty with concentration/attention). Although, not every person faces the side effects of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's, and even some of the unpleasant effects of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's do not require medical attention.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's if you are known to be allergic to Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's. Inform your doctor if you have symptoms of suicidal ideation or behaviour, drug addiction, chronic lung diseases, muscle weakness, heart problems, liver/kidney impairment. Caution is required before giving Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's to the pregnant or breastfeeding women. Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's may affect a person's ability to drive soon should avoid driving or operating any machine. The safety and effectiveness in children less than 18 years of age have not been established, so Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's should not be given to them. Taking Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's with opioids analgesics or pain killers like oxycodone can cause respiratory failure, coma, and even leading to death, so avoid its intake together. If you are taking any sleeping pills or tranquillizers, let your doctor know about this as Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's interacts with these drugs to cause sleepiness, drowsiness and dizziness and affect your daily activity. Immediately contact a doctor if you have swelling of your face, mouth, tongue, lips, gums, neck, or throat (angioedema).

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's may interact with a painkiller (morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone, tramadol, codeine) and medicines used for treating anxiety (lorazepam, diazepam, clonazepam).

Drug-Food Interaction: Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's may interact with alcohol. Therefore, avoid consuming alcohol while taking Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's as it may increase side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, or difficulty in concentrating. 

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have suicidal ideation or behavior, drug addiction, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, heart problems, liver/kidney impairment, inform your doctor before taking Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • MORPHINE
  • FENTANYL
  • OXYCODONE
  • TRAMADOL
  • CODEINE
  • LORAZEPAM
  • DIAZEPAM
  • CLONAZEPAM
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      It is unsafe to consume alcohol since it may worsen the side effects like dizziness and sleepiness.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's is a category C pregnancy drug. Please consult your doctor. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      The safe use of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's in breastfeeding mothers has not yet been established. So, it should be used in breastfeeding women only when prescribed by a doctor. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's. However, it is not recommended please consult your doctor before starting Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience dizziness or drowsiness while using Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's. Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's can also sometimes cause blurry/double vision, hence avoid driving in such situations. Seek medical attention if the symptoms persist longer.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have or had a history of liver disease/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have or had a history of kidney disease/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's is not recommended for children below the age of 18 years. The safety and efficacy of Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's have not established. children.

    Habit Forming

    Yes

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Maintain a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, omega-3 rich foods. Avoid fried foods, high-fat dairy products, pastries, and processed foods as they may worsen neuropathic pain, anxiety. Limit your sodium and potassium diet.
    • Do regular exercise and maintain a healthy weight.
    • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may increase dizziness or drowsiness, also cause toxic effects on nerve tissue.

     

    Special Advise

    Do not take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's for a prolonged time; it may lead to mental or physical dependence on Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's.

    Other Information (PRE0259)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Neuropathic pain (nerve pain): It is a chronic nerve pain condition usually caused by damaged or irritated nerves due to conditions like diabetes, shingles (viral infection with painful rash), spinal cord injury, or injuries to tissue/muscles/joints. Symptoms of nerve pain sensation are hot, burning, throbbing, shooting, stabbing, sharp, cramping tingling, numbness, pain, and needles. 

    Fibromyalgia (musculoskeletal pain): is a common and chronic condition that may cause pain, muscle stiffness and tenderness, tiredness, and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep and mental distress, an impact on physical and social functioning and overall quality of life.

    Epilepsy (fits): It is a nervous system disorder with a sudden rush of electricity in the brain due to disturbed nerve cell (neuron) activity in the brain. Seizures are of two types, namely: generalized and partial seizures. Generalized seizures affect the entire brain, whereas partial seizures affect only a part of the brain. Seizures can cause uncontrollable muscle twitches and spasms. Stronger seizures can make people confused or unconscious. Possible causes include high fever, trauma, genetic disorder, brain injury, or stroke.

    FAQs

    Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's is an anticonvulsant drug used for the treatment of neuropathic pain (neuropathy), musculoskeletal pain (fibromyalgia), and epilepsy (fits). In nerve pain (neuropathy), and fibromyalgia (musculoskeletal pain) it works by blocking the pain centre that interferes with pain messages that travel through the brain and spine (central nervous system). In epilepsy, it prevents episodes of fits by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain and calming the overactive nerves.

    Yes, Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's may cause weight gain because as it increases your hunger. However, regular physical exercise and a balanced diet with low-calorie food may help you keep your weight stable. Please consult the doctor if you have any further concerns to keep your weight stable.

    Some people have become addicted to Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's after taking it for a long time. If you experience this, you will have withdrawal symptoms after you stop taking the medicine. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned you are becoming physically dependant on Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's.

    It is unsafe to consume alcohol since it may worsen the side effects like dizziness and drowsiness.

    Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience dizziness or drowsiness while using Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's. Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's can also sometimes cause double/ blurry vision, hence avoid driving in such situations. Seek medical attention if the symptoms persist longer.

    No, you are not recommended to take Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's with tramadol as co-administration of these medicines may cause breathing problems, drowsiness, and even lead to a stage of coma. So, before using Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's with pain killers like oxycodone or any other opioids analgesics, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dosage may be adjusted accordingly to use safely.

    Dizziness, blurry vision, weight gain, sleepiness, trouble concentrating, swelling of hands and feet and dry mouth are some of the common side effects which might occur in people taking Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's for a longer time.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Pregaba 50 Capsule 10's

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Unichem Laboratories Ltd., Unichem Bhavan, Prabhat Estate, Off S.V.Road, Jogeshwari (West), Mumbai – 400 102

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