Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also affects chemicals in the brain that send pain signals across the nervous system. Pregabalin is used to control seizures and to treat fibromyalgia. It is also used to treat pain caused by nerve damage in people with diabetes (diabetic neuropathy), herpes zoster (post-herpetic neuralgia), or spinal cord injury. Pregabalin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant drug that is used to relieve neuropathic pain that results from damaged nerves. This pain occurs in your arms, fingers hands, legs, toes or feet. It is also used to treat fibromyalgia, which is a long-lasting condition that causes pain, tiredness, muscle tenderness and stiffness, and difficulty staying asleep. Pregabalin is also used to help treat various types of seizure in people with epilepsy. Pregabalin works by reducing the amount of pain signals sent out by damaged nerves inside the body.