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Pregabalin Teva 300 mg Capsules (56 Capsules)

Pregabalin 300mg capsules are a medication primarily used to treat neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, and certain types of seizures.

£ 65.00

Description

Here are the key features:

Neuropathic Pain Management: Pregabalin is effective in managing neuropathic pain, which can result from conditions such as diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, and spinal cord injury.

Fibromyalgia Treatment: It is also approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and sleep disturbances.

Anti-epileptic Properties: Pregabalin is used as an adjunctive therapy for partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy.

Mechanism of Action: Pregabalin exerts its effects by binding to calcium channels in the central nervous system, which reduces the release of neurotransmitters involved in pain transmission.

Dosage: Each capsule typically contains 300mg of pregabalin.

Effective Pain Relief: Pregabalin provides significant pain relief and improvement in symptoms associated with neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia.

Well-Tolerated: It is generally well-tolerated, with common side effects including dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, and weight gain.

Titration: Dosage adjustment may be necessary based on individual response and tolerability. It’s typically started at a low dose and gradually increased to the target dose to minimize side effects.

Caution with CNS Depressants: Pregabalin can potentiate the effects of alcohol and other central nervous system depressants, increasing the risk of drowsiness and respiratory depression.

Potential for Dependence: While pregabalin has a lower risk of dependence compared to opioids, abrupt discontinuation after prolonged use may result in withdrawal symptoms, including insomnia, nausea, headache, and anxiety.

Renal Impairment: Dosage adjustment is required in patients with impaired renal function to prevent accumulation of the drug and potential adverse effects.

Always consult with a healthcare professional for specific information about the use, dosage, and potential side effects of pregabalin capsules, as individual circumstances may vary.