Lyrica Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is pregabalin (Lyrica)?
- What are the possible side effects of pregabalin (Lyrica)?
- What is the most important information I should know about pregabalin (Lyrica)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking pregabalin (Lyrica)?
- How should I take pregabalin (Lyrica)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lyrica)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lyrica)?
- What should I avoid while taking pregabalin (Lyrica)?
- What other drugs will affect pregabalin (Lyrica)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Lyrica)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Lyrica)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking pregabalin (Lyrica)?
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of pregabalin.
Pregabalin may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
What other drugs will affect pregabalin (Lyrica)?
Cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for depression or anxiety can add to dizziness or sleepiness caused by pregabalin. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines, or any other seizure medication.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- rosiglitazone (Avandia, Avandamet, Avandaryl); or
- heart or blood pressure medication such as benazepril (Lotensin), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with pregabalin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about pregabalin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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