• Formulated with innovative and breakthrough GRIP Technology*
  • Bioequivalent to innovator brand*
  • First indian Pregabalin brand to offer unmatched 24hr relese profile*
  • Equiefficacious to IR formulation with lower incidence of sedation
  • Highest patient compliance and satisfaction


PREGABID CR (Pregabalin extended-release tablets)

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking PREGABID CR. This information does not take the place of talking to your treating physician about your medical condition or treatment. If you have any questions about PREGABID CR, ask your healthcare provider.


PREGABID CR is a prescription medicine used treat:

  • Pain from damaged nerves (neuropathic pain) that happens with diabetes
  • Pain from damaged nerves (neuropathic pain) that follows healing of shingles

It is not known if PREGABID CR is safe and effective in children.

What are the ingredients in PREGABID CR?

Active ingredient: Pregabalin

Colours: Titanium Dioxide IP, Ferric Oxide Red USP-NF & Ferric Oxide Yellow USP-NF

Excipients: Q.S.

Who Should Not Take PREGABID CR?

Do not take PREGABID CR if you are allergic to pregabalin or any of the ingredients in PREGABID CR.

What should I tell my treating physician before taking PREGABID CR?

Before taking PREGABID CR, tell your treating physician about all your medical conditions, including if you:

  • Have or have had depression, mood problems or suicidal thoughts or behavior
  • Have breathing problems
  • Have kidney problems or get kidney dialysis
  • Have heart problems including heart failure
  • Have a bleeding problem or a low blood platelet count
  • Have abused prescription medicines, street drugs, or alcohol in the past
  • Have ever had swelling of your face, mouth, tongue, lips, gums, neck, or throat (angioedema)
  • Plan to father a child.
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if PREGABID CR will harm your unborn baby. You and your healthcare provider will have to decide if you should take PREGABID CR while you are pregnant. If you become pregnant while taking PREGABID CR, talk to your healthcare provider
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. PREGABID CR passes into your breast milk. It is not known if PREGABID CR can harm your baby. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby if you take PREGABID CR. Breastfeeding is not recommended while taking PREGABID CR.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins or herbal supplements. PREGABID CR and other medicines may affect each other causing side effects. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take:

  • Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, which are used to treat many conditions, including high blood pressure. You may have a higher chance for swelling and hives if these medicines are taken with PREGABID CR.
  • Rosiglitazone, rosiglitazone and metformin or pioglitazone for diabetes. You may have a higher chance of weight gain or swelling of your hands or feet if these medicines are taken with PREGABID CR.
  • First indian Pregabalin brand to offer unmatched 24hr relese profile*
  • Any opioid pain medicine (such as oxycodone), or medicines for anxiety (such as lorazepam) or insomnia (such as zolpidem). You may have a higher chance for dizziness, sleepiness or serious breathing problems if these medicines are taken with PREGABID CR.
  • Any medicines that make you sleepy

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them with you to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist each time you get a new medicine. Do not start a new medicine without talking with your healthcare provider.

How should I take PREGABID CR?

  • Take PREGABID CR exactly as prescribed. Your healthcare provider will tell you how much PREGABID CR to take and when to take it.
  • Take PREGABID CR at the same time each day.
  • PREGABID CR must be taken after your evening meal. Swallow the tablet whole and do not split, crush or chew the tablet.
  • Your healthcare provider may change your dose. Do not change your dose without talking to your healthcare provider.
  • Do not stop taking PREGABID CR without talking to your healthcare provider. If you stop taking PREGABID CR suddenly you may have headaches, nausea, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, or you may feel anxious. If you have epilepsy, are taking PREGABID CR for pain, and stop taking PREGABID CR suddenly, you may have seizures more often. Talk with your healthcare provider about how to stop PREGABID CR slowly.
  • If you miss a dose after your evening meal, take it prior to bedtime following a snack. If you miss the dose prior to bedtime, then take it following your morning meal. If you do not take the dose the following morning, then take the next dose at your regular time after your evening meal. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
  • If you take too much PREGABID CR, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away.

What should I avoid while taking PREGABID CR?

  • Do not drive a car, work with machines, or do other dangerous activities until you know how PREGABID CR affects you.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking PREGABID CR. PREGABID CR and alcohol can affect each other and increase side effects such as sleepiness and dizziness.

What are the possible side effects of PREGABID CR?

PREGABID CR may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Muscle problems, muscle pain, soreness, or weakness. If you have these symptoms, especially if you feel sick and have a fever, tell your healthcare provider right away.
  • Problems with your eyesight, including blurry vision. Call your healthcare provider if you have any changes in your eyesight.
  • Weight gain. If you have diabetes, weight gain may affect the management of your diabetes. Weight gain can also be a serious problem for people with heart problems.
  • Feeling “high”

The most common side effects of PREGABID CR are:

  • Dizziness
  • Blurry vision
  • Weight gain
  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea

Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of PREGABID CR. For more information, ask your healthcare provider.

How should I store PREGABID CR?

  • Store PREGABID CR at room temperature between 200C to 250C in its original package.
  • Safely throw away any PREGABID CR that is out of date or no longer needed.
  • Keep PREGABID CR and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of PREGABID CR.

Do not use PREGABID CR for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give PREGABID CR to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them. You can ask your healthcare provider for information about PREGABID CR that is written for health professionals.

GRIP: Gastro Retentive Interlinked Polymer IR: Immediate Release
*Data on File
Ref: 1. Clin J pain 2017; 33: 569-578
2. Pregabalin Innovator IR & CR PI