What side effects can Pregabalin have?
Below you will find the most important information about possible known side effects of pregabalin.
These side effects do not occur, but you can. Because every person reacts differently to medication. Please also note that the type and frequency of side effects may vary depending on the drug formulation (eg tablet, syringe, ointment).
Very common side effects:
Common side effects:
Appetite increase, exaggeration (euphoria), confusion, irritability, libido reduction, postural disorders, movement disorders, gait disorders, tremors, speech disorders, memory disorders, attention disorders, nervous sensations, blurred vision, double vision, dizziness, vomiting, dry mouth , Constipation, bloating, erectile dysfunction, drunkenness, fatigue, water retention in the arms and legs, water retention in the tissues (edema), weight gain.
Occasional side effects:
refusal to eat, delusions, panic attacks, restlessness, agitation, depression, depression, mood swings, personality disorders, insomnia (increased), word finding disorders, abnormal dreams, libido enhancement, orgasm inability, listlessness, fainting, body rigidity , Muscle spasm, mental over-excitability, loss of taste, organ dysfunction, dizziness (after urination), hand shake with targeted movement, eye tremor, thought disorder, speech disorders, reflex reduction, sensory disturbances, memory loss, hypersensitivity, burning sensation, blurred vision, swollen eyes, narrowing of field of vision, visual acuity reduction, Eye pain, weak-sightedness, dry eyes, lachrymation, palpitations, redness of the face, flushing of the skin (with heat sensation), difficulty breathing, dry nose, distended abdomen, heartburn, increase in salivation, mouthfeel disorders, eruption (pimple-shaped), sweating, muscle twitching, joint swelling, muscle cramps, muscle pain, joint pain, back pain, arm pain, leg pain, muscle stiffness, urinary incontinence, urinary retention, ejaculation delay, sexual dysfunction, falls, chest tightness, weakness, thirst, blood Enzyme elevation (creatine phosphokinase, alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase), platelet reduction.
Rare side effects:
neutrophil deficiency, blood sugar deficiency, disinhibition, elevated mood, inhibition of movement, olfactory disturbance, writing disorders, “tunnel vision”, “wobbly images”, altered spatial vision, light vision, eye irritation, pupil dilation, strabismus, photosensitivity, Hearing, arrhythmia (first degree AV block, sinus tachycardia, sinus bradycardia, sinus arrhythmia), low blood pressure, hypertension, cold arms and legs, nosebleeds, cervical, nasal inflammation, pharyngitis, cough, nasal congestion, runny nose, snoring, hives, cold sweats, muscle disintegration , Pelvic, pancreatitis, indigestion, cervical spasms, neck pain, renal failure, urinary retention, menstrual cramps, chest discharges, chest pain, menstrual pain, breast enlargement, subcutaneous edema (anasarca), fever, stiffness, increased pain, hypo, blood potassium deficiency, white blood cell En deficiency, blood creatinine increase, weight loss.
Hypersensitivity, laryngeal swelling, allergic reaction, loss of consciousness, thought disorder, headache, loss of vision, corneal inflammation, myocardial insufficiency, tongue swelling, diarrhea, nausea, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, itching, urinary retention, facial edema .
Taking pregabalin may lead to weight gain in some diabetic patients. Then the doctor may have to dose the antidiabetic medication differently.
If hypersensitivity reactions such as swelling of the face, mouth or upper respiratory tract occur while taking pregabalin, treatment should be stopped immediately.
Pregabalin may cause drowsiness and drowsiness as well as loss of consciousness, confusion and mental retardation. Especially elderly patients are threatened by injuries due to falls. Therefore, until the possible effects of the drug are known, it is best to behave cautiously at the start of treatment.
Pregabalin may cause side effects in the eye. They range from blurred vision or other visual acuity changes to loss of vision. These side effects are mostly transient and disappear or improve after discontinuation of the drug. This side effect is included
What interactions does pregabalin show?
Please note that the interactions may vary depending on the drug formulation of a drug (eg tablet, syringe, ointment).
Pregabalin may increase the effects of alcohol and the benzodiazepine lorazepam (psychotropic drug). There have been cases of difficulty breathing and coma since the market introduction of the drug when pregabalin has been taken with other substances that attenuate brain activity. Also, pregabalin in the opioid analgesic oxycodone possibly potentiates unwanted disorders of thinking and movement.