Pregabalin: 5 things you should know

Pregabalin is a medication that treats nerve pain as well as some forms of seizures.
For the prevention of partial-onset seizures, it is used as an antidepressant in combination with other anticonvulsants.
It could be used to treat neuropathic pain caused by diabetes or a spinal cord injury.
Fibromyalgia and postherpetic neuralgia are both treated with this medication (nerve pain that occurs following shingles).
Generalized anxiety disorder, hot flushes, restless legs syndrome, and social anxiety disorder may all be treated with this medication off-label.
In persons with liver illness, the dosage of pregabalin does not need to be adjusted.
Lyrica and Lyrica CR are two brand names for pregabalin.