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Lyrica - Pregabalin Information

Lyrica (Pregabalin) medication is an anti-epileptic prescribed for treating various afflictions like Fibromyalgia, nerve aching caused by diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia as well as epileptic seizures. Doctors may suggest other uses as well.

Uses of Lyrica Generic Pregabalin has to be taken under strict medical supervision and the dosage may vary on case-to-case basis. Although there are reference directions of use available on the label - dosage; dosage timings and time span for continuing the medication, are based on Doctor's diagnosis. Any dosage changes have to be effected strictly under Doctor's advice.

How to Use Lyrica

Controlling certain epileptic seizures. (Epilepsy is not cured but seizures are controlled during use)

Herpetic neuralgia pain caused after shingles.

Aching due to diabetes related nerve damage.

Missed Dose of Lyrica Missed dosage should be taken as soon it is realized, unless the next dose is supposed to be shortly (in which case just take one dose). Increasing dosage does not compensate for missed doses.

Side-effects of Lyrica Possible side effects may include:-

Suicidal tendencies / depression

Mouth parching

Muscular problems

Coordination trouble

Puffing of limbs/joints

Mental/Mood changes

Vision difficulty

Unprecedented weight increase

Unusual heartbeat

Costiveness

Headache

Dizziness, Drowsiness or Lightheadedness.

Fever

Speech impairment or inability to control urination

Contact Doctor immediately if these side effects or anything out of the usual is noticed.

Overdose of Lyrica
Contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately if the patient has an overdose.

Interactions Lyrica
All ongoing medications and dietary/lifestyle habits like alcohol consumption; smoking etc. should be discussed with your Doctor before starting use of Lyrica. Generally following are known to have complications when taken during Generic Lyrica use:

Alcohol in drinks / medicines

Antihistamines like Benadryl

Barbiturates like Butabarbital or Phenobarbital

Parkinsons disease medication: Tolcapone or Entacapone

Diabetes medication such as Pioglitazone Actos or Rosiglitazone Avandia

Sleep inducing medicine or relaxants like Xanax (Alprazolam), Ativan lorazepam) or Valium Diazepam

Pain reducing drugs like codeine or morphine

Phenothiazines like Compazine or Mellaril - prescribed in mental disorders or Nausea/Vomiting

Tricyclic Antidepressants like Imipramine Tofranil or Amitriptyline Elavil

How to Store Lyrica
After you buy Lyrica, store it at a room temperature between 15 C-30 C, safe from heat, light and dampness. Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Precautions of Lyrica

Lyrica should be taken under regular supervision of qualified medical professional. Personal progress reports should be maintained to observe changes.

Pregabalin induces drowsiness and user should avoid using heavy machinery or driving. Elderly patients should not stand up / sit quickly. AvoidAlcohol as it increases drowsiness / dizziness.

If users having heart conditions like congestive heart failure, notice water edema retention and swelling of hands/feet, they should contact Doctor immediately.

Lyrica Notes:
Read the Patient Information every time you buy a refill - it may have some new information. Your physician will be able to tell you more about the uses, side effects, interactions, and precautions associated with this medication. Discard any unused medicine after treatment is over.
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Hello finally i have a confirmed peripheral neuropathy diagnosis as now trying for it to recover myself..
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