DPN is a common complication in patients with diabetes. It involves nerve damage, which can lead to numbness, loss of sensation, and pain in extremities, usually beginning in your feet and legs, and eventually progressing to your hands, if left unchecked.
More then 10cr people in India suffer from neuropathic pain condition*
1) Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)
What is DPN?
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is caused by nerves damage by diabetes. DPN which has a lifetime prevalence of approximately 50% is the most common diabetic complication.
Type of symptoms and intensity of pain varies from patient to patient. The common pain types experienced are: stabbing, shooting, throbbing, burning, tingling
How does Pregabid CR work in DPN?
Pregabalin the active ingredient in Pregabid CR reduces the hyperexcitibility of damaged and dysregulated neurons along pain pathways and therefore effective in reducing the diabetic neuropathic pain.
In patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, pregabalin demonstrated early and sustained improvement in pain and a beneficial effect on sleep.*
Pregabid CR offer patients an effective treatment option for DPN with the convenience of once-daily dosing.
Dose of Pregabid CR in DPN
Pregabid CR should be administered once daily after an evening meal.
Doctors begin dosing at 165 mg once daily and increase to 330 mg once daily within 1 week based on individual patient response and tolerability.
The maximum recommended dose of is pregabalin extended release tablets 330 mg once daily.
2) Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN)
What is PHN?
Post-herpetic neuralgia is lasting nerve pain in an area previously affected by shingles. Pain after shingles can vary from person to person:
- Some may experience minor pain
- Some may experience intense pain even at the gentlest touch
Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN) is a frequent complication of herpes zoster. Shingles is a disease caused by varicella zoster virus. The same virus that causes chicken pox. The virus remains dormant in the body for decades and come up as painful shingles.
Type of symptom and intensity of pain depends on patient to patient. The common symptoms are: stabbing, burning, tingling, pain that fells like electric shock, shooting pain where shingle rash used to be.
How does Pregabid CR work in PHN?
Dose of Pregabid CR in PHN?
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a long-lasting or chronic neurological disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.
Fibromyalgia is a specific kind of pain that’s chronic, widespread and accompanied by tenderness. It lasts for a long period, felt all over, both in the upper and lower part of the body and even a small amount of pressure can cause a lot of pain.
Type of symptom and intensity of pain depends on patient to patient. The Common symptoms are widespread pain, fatigue, waking up unfreshed, brain fog.
How does Pregabid CR work in Fibromyalgia?
4) Spinal Coral Injury (SCI)
What is SCI?
The term ‘spinal cord injury’ refers to damage to the spinal cord resulting from trauma (e.g. a car crash) or from disease or degeneration (e.g. cancer).
Most people with spinal cord injury experience chronic pain.
When the Spinal cord of a person gets injured, nerves often get damaged. This can cause specific type of nerve pain from spinal cord injury. This type of injury causes chronic pain condition and may even get worse in due course of time.
The common types of pain experience are : stabbing, shooting, throbbing, burning, tingling
How does Pregabid CR work in SCI?
5) Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?
Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is characterized by short episodes of extreme pain in the head and face, interspersed by long periods in which symptoms are absent, or during which the patient experiences a dull background ache.
Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a chronic pain condition that effects the trigeminal nerve. which carries sensation from your face to your brain. TN has a higher incidence in women than men
The affected person will feel pain (shooting pain) on side of the face, especially on the cheeks and the mouth. A number of triggers can lead to the pain of trigeminal Neuralgia which include: while shaving, when some touches one’s face, when a person is eating something, while brushing teeth, smiling, washing one’s face.
How does Pregabid CR work in Trigeminal Neuralgia?
6) Chronic Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain (LBP) is characterized as a pain localized in the lower spine, often with single or double sided radiation to the buttocks and thighs. Low back pain can occur in any age group.
Type of symptom and intensity of pain depends on patient to patient. The common symptoms are: dull aching pain that remains within the back pain, that travels to buttocks, legs and feet.