Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses within the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also affects chemicals within the brain that send pain signals across the systema nervosum.
Pregabalin is employed to treat pain caused by fibromyalgia, or nerve pain in people with diabetes (diabetic neuropathy), herpes zoster (post-herpetic neuralgia), or medulla spinalis injury.
Pregabalin is additionally used with other medications to treat partial-onset seizures in adults and youngsters who are a minimum of 1 month old.
Pregabalin can also be used for purposes ex-directory during this medication guide.