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Lirica 50 may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Lirica 50 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
Lirica 50 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Lirica 50 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Lirica 50 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lirica 50 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lirica 50 is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Lirica 50 is recommended.
Lirica 50 is a medicine used to relieve pain caused by nerve damage (neuropathic pain) due to diabetes, shingles (herpes zoster infection), spinal cord ... View More
Uses of Lirica 50
- Neuropathic pain
Side effects of Lirica 50
- Blurred vision
- Difficulty in paying attention
- Dryness in mouth
- Edema (swelling)
- Weight gain
How to use Lirica 50
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lirica 50 may be taken with or without food, but ... View More
How Lirica 50 works
Lirica 50 is an antiepileptic medication. When given for epilepsy, it is believed to work by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain, thu... View More
What if you forget to take Lirica 50?
If you miss a dose of Lirica 50, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your... View More
- Lirica 50 should be taken as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
- It may cause sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- It may cause blurring or loss of vision. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any vision changes.
- Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your underlying condition.
Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Post herpetic Neuralgia, Partial seizures, Pain from diabetic neuropathy, Neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Neuropathic pain, Postherpetic Neuralgia Adult: Initially, 150 mg/day, may increase to 300 mg/day after 3-7 days. Max: 600 mg/day after a 7-day i... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis: 25-100 mg immediately after each 4-hr haemodialysis session. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 30 to <60 75 mg/day.... View More
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy, lactation. Driving or working with machines, or do other dangerous activities.
Mode of Action
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>10% Dizziness (8-45%),Somnolence (4-36%),Peripheral edema (16%),Ataxia (1-20%),Fatigue (5-11%),Xerostomia (1-15%),Weight gain (16%),Tremor (11%),Blurr... View More
May potentiate the effects of lorazepam. Additive CNS depressant effects w/ opiates and benzodiazepines. May increase risk of angioedema w/ ACE inhibito... View More
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