What is Lyrica and what is it used for?
Lyrica belongs to a group of medicines that are used to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in adults.
Peripheral and central neuropathic pain: Lyrica is used to treat long-term pain caused by nerve damage. Different diseases can cause peripheral neuropathic pain such as diabetes or herpes zoster. Feelings of pain can be described as hot, burning, throbbing, shaking, puncture, sharp, stiff, severe soreness, stinging, tingling sensation, needle puncture. Peripheral and central neuropathic pain can also be associated with mood swings, sleep disturbances, fatigue (tiredness) and may affect physical and social functioning and quality of life as a whole.
Epilepsy: Lyrica is used to treat some forms of epilepsy (partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalization) in adults. Your doctor will prescribe Lyrica to help treat your epilepsy when your treatment does not lead to your condition. You should take Lyrica in addition to your current treatment. Lyrica is not intended for single use but should always be used in combination with other antiepileptic treatments.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Lyrica is used to treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Symptoms of GTP are long excessive anxiety and worry, which are difficult to control. GTR can also cause anxiety or a feeling of agitation or nervousness, easy tiredness, difficulty in concentrating or white fields in memory, feeling irritable, having muscle tension or sleeping problems. This is different from the stress and strain of everyday life.
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