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 (Pregabalin extended-release tablets)
What is PREGABID CR?
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
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:
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:
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?
What should I avoid while taking PREGABID CR?
What are the possible side effects of PREGABID CR?
PREGABID CR may cause serious side effects, including:
The most common side effects of PREGABID CR are:
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?
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