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Pregabalin (Lyrica)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Pregabalin (Lyrica)?

Side effects

Below are the most common side effects that may occur with Lyrica use. Patients should check with their doctors if any of these persist or become bothersome:

  • blurred vision
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • insomnia
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • lightheadedness
  • trouble concentrating
  • constipation or diarrhea
  • weight gain

There are serious side effects that are associated with Lyrica use. Patients should contact their doctors immediately if they notice any of the following symptoms:

  • allergic reactions such as rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing,swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue
  • anxiety
  • confusion
  • chest pain
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • suicidal thoughts
  • loss of coordination
  • tremors