Lyrica 50mg Tablets is an anticonvulsant medication prescribed to control seizures and to treat fibromyalgia (rheumatic condition in which muscular pain occurs with rigidity and confined tenderness at specific body points). Lyrica 50mg tablets can also be used for treating pain owing to nerve damage in individuals with herpes zoster (neuropathic pain connected to spinal cord injury or post-herpetic neuralgia) or diabetes (diabetic neuropathy). Generic Pregabalin is present in this drug as active core formula.
How Lyrica 50mg Tablets works?
Generic Pregabalin exerts its action by delaying the impulses in the brain that are a reason for seizures. Lyrica 50mg tablets also affects chemicals in the brain that send pain messages across the CNS.
When Lyrica 50mg Tablets use is avoided?
- Congestive heart failure.
- Kidney disorder (or if you are on dialysis).
- History of suicidal thoughts or depression.
- History of drug or alcohol dependence.
Which drugs interact with Lyrica?
- Antidiabetics: Rosiglitazone
- Blood pressure or heart medications: Ramipril or Enalapril
How Lyrica 50mg Tablets taken?
Lyrica tablet is taken orally as per the patient's medical conditions; it can be taken with or without food. The drug comes in different dosage strengths, ranging from 25 to 300mg. The maximum tolerable dose of Generic Pregabalin is 600mg daily for seizures or neuropathic pain or 450mg a day for the treatment of fibromyalgia.
What happens in case of missed dose?
You can consume the dose you have forgotten the moment you remember. If it is roughly the time for your subsequent dose, you can skip the missed dose and consume the drug at the subsequent planned time. Avoid taking extra drug to make up for the missed dose.
What happens in case of overdose?
Look out for an instant medical attention if you think you have taken too much of this drug.
What are the side effects of Lyrica 50mg Tablets?
Common side effects of Generic Pregabalin may include loss of appetite, changes in your eyesight, feeling light-headed, headache or muscle twitching.
What precautionary measures are to be implemented before taking Lyrica?
- If you are suffering from blood disorders such as a low platelet count, avoid Lyrica tablet.
- Generic Pregabalin may cause severe hypersensitive reactions. In excessive cases, these allergic reactions could be lethal.