12 Mar Pregabalin (Lyrica)
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Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. It also may be used as a nerve pain medication.
It can treat nerve and muscle pain, including fibromyalgia. It can also treat seizures as well as pain caused by nerve damage due to diabetes, shingles (herpes zoster) infection, or spinal cord injury.
Sold under the brand name Lyrica among others, is an anticonvulsant and anxiolytic. It is in the Drug Class of Gabapentin.