Pregabalin

Pregabalin

Pregabalin

Pregabalin, also known as β-isobutyl-γ-Aminobutyric acid (β-isobutyl-GABA) is a medication used to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia and generalized anxiety disorder. Its use for epilepsy is as an add-on therapy for partial seizures with or without secondary generalization in adults.

Common side effects include: sleepiness, confusion, trouble with memory, poor coordination, dry mouth, problem with vision, and weight gain Potentially serious side effects include angioedema, drug misuse, and an increased suicide risk.