- Are Xcopri and Lyrica the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Xcopri?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Lyrica?
- What Is Xcopri?
- What Is Lyrica?
- What Drugs Interact with Xcopri?
- What Drugs Interact with Lyrica?
- How Should Xcopri Be Taken?
- How Should Lyrica Be Taken?
Are Xcopri and Lyrica the Same Thing?
Lyrica is also used to treat partial-onset seizures in children 1 month of age and older.
Side effects of Xcopri that are different from Lyrica include double vision and headache.
Both Xcopri and Lyrica may interact with other antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and oral contraceptives.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Xcopri?
Common side effects of Xcopri include:
- double vision, and
What Are Possible Side Effects of Lyrica?
Common side effects of Lyrica include:
- dry mouth,
- blurred vision,
- weight gain,
- trouble urinating,
- increased hunger, and
- changes in taste.
What Is Xcopri?
Xcopri (cenobamate tablets) is an antiepileptic drug (AED) used to treat partial-onset seizures in adult patients.
What Is Lyrica?
Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anti-epileptic drug (anticonvulsant) used for neuropathic (nerve) pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy or postherpetic neuralgia, and for treating partial onset seizures in adults, and fibromyalgia.
What Drugs Interact With Xcopri?
Xcopri may interact with other medicines such as:
- antiepileptic drugs (AEDs),
- CYP2B6 and CYP3A substrates,
- CYP2C19 substrates,
- oral contraceptives,
- other drugs that shorten the QT interval,
- alcohol, and
- other CNS depressants
What Drugs Interact With Lyrica?
Lyrica may interact with alcohol, other medicines that can make you sleepy (sold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for anxiety), or rosiglitazone.
How Should Xcopri Be Taken?
The recommended initial dosage of Xcopri is 12.5 mg once daily, adjusted to the recommended maintenance dosage of 200 mg once daily.
How Should Lyrica Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Lyrica is 75-600 mg daily. Alcohol and drugs that cause sedation may increase the sedative effects of Lyrica. There are no adequate studies of Lyrica in pregnant women. If you become pregnant, your name may be listed on a pregnancy registry to track the outcome of the pregnancy and to evaluate any effects of Lyrica on the baby. It is unknown if Lyrica passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Breastfeeding while using Lyrica is not recommended.
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