A prescription medication, pregabalin 50 mg capsule. A capsule, a solution, and an extended-release tablet are the three available dosage forms. Every form must be taken orally. (Only the capsule form is discussed in this article.)
Pregabalin oral capsules are a generic medication that is also sold under the trade name Lyrica.
A combined therapy may include the use of pregabalin oral capsules. This indicates that you might have to combine it with other medications.
Pregabalin is a prohibited drug. Your use of this medication will be closely watched by your doctor.
Why is it used?
Indications for the use of pregabalin oral capsules include:
fibromyalgia (body pain) in adults partial onset seizures in patients aged 17 and older* when combined with other seizure medications neuropathic pain brought on by frayed nerves as a result of diabetes, shingles, or spinal cord injury in adults fibromyalgia (body pain) in adults
What it does
Pregabalin is a member of the anticonvulsant medication class. A class of pharmaceuticals is a collection of compounds with comparable mechanisms of action. Similar problems are frequently treated with these medications.
The precise mechanism of pregabalin action is unknown. It is thought to function by reducing the body's damaged or hyperactive nerves, which can lead to pain or seizures.