Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Pregabalin exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may need to take Pregabalin for some time before the full benefits can be felt. Continue to take it even when you feel better. Do not skip any doses. Do not stop taking Pregabalin unless advised by your doctor to do so. Do not stop taking Pregabalin suddenly as this may worsen your condition or cause side effects to appear. Your doctor will gradually reduce the dose before stopping it or changing it to another medicine.
You may take Pregabalin with or without food. Try to take it at the same time each day.
Pregabalin is available in different strengths. Make sure you know which strength you are usually given.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while being treated with Pregabalin, alert your doctor. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Pregabalin.
Men taking Pregabalin who plan to have children should also inform the doctor.
If you have diabetes, monitor your weight and skin condition regularly. Pregabalin may cause weight gain and skin ulcerations.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have kidney or heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes or blood disorders.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Pregabalin is used to treat epilepsy (also known as seizures or fits).
It is also used to relieve nerve pain in people with diabetes or shingles.
Pregabalin may also be used to relieve pain and discomfort in people with fibromyalgia, a condition in which there is severe fatigue and muscle aches.
What side effects could I experience?
Pregabalin may cause dizziness and drowsiness. If you feel dizzy or drowsy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert. Pregabalin may also cause balance or coordination problems. It is not safe for you to drive or operate machinery until you know if Pregabalin affects your balance or coordination.
Pregabalin may also cause weight gain, increased appetite, dry mouth, constipation, headache, confusion or tremors.
Less commonly, some side effects may be more serious and need prompt medical attention. Alert your doctor quickly if you experience any of the following:
- muscle pain and weakness, with fever and tiredness
- eyesight problems such as blurred vision or double vision
- swelling of the legs or arms
- fast or irregular heartbeat
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- diabetes medicine especially pioglitazone, rosiglitazone
- sleeping pills
- painkillers such as morphine and related medicines
- certain cough and cold medicines that cause drowsiness
- herbal medicine such as St. John's wort
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.