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PREGABALIN (25Mg/50Mg/75Mg/150Mg/300Mg capsules)

gafacom - pregabalin

Active substance: Lactose anhydrous USP, Pregelatinized starch USP, Talc USP.

INDICATIONS & USAGE
ü  Management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy



ü  Management of post herpetic neuralgia
ü  Adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures
ü  Management of fibromyalgia

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Pregabalin is contraindicated to known hypersensitivity to pregabalin or any of its components. Angioedema and hypersensitivity reactions have occurred in patients receiving pregabalin therapy.


DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
           Pregabalin is given orally with or without food. The maximum recommended dose of pregabalin is 100mg three times.

PRECAUTION:
ü  Angioedema- can cause angioedema
ü  Hypersensitivity- skin redness, blisters, hives, rash, dyspnea and wheezing.
ü  withdrawal of Antiepileptic Drugs( AEDs)
As with all AEDs, withdraw pregabalin gradually to minimize the potential of increased seizure frequency in patients with seizure disorder.
ü  Suicidal Behavior and ideation- Antiepileptic drugs(AEDs) including pregabalin increase the risk of suicidal thoughts
ü  Peripheral edema- can cause peripheral edema
ü  Dizziness and Somnolence
ü  Weight gain- can cause weight gain
ü  Decreased platelet count – can lead to decreased blood platelet

SIDE EFFECTS:
ü  Dizziness and Somnolence
ü  Headache
ü  Ataxia
ü  Asthenia
ü  Dry mouth
ü  Constipation
ü  Edema
ü  Blurred vision
ü  Weight gain
ü  Thinking abnormally
STORAGE:
ü  Keep out of reach of children
ü  \protect from light and mixture
ü  Store below 30°c in dry place


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